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Blanche Hatch Woodland papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 9432

Scope and Contents

Contains the personal diaries of Ruth Blanche Hatch Woodland, as well as other booklets, and letters from the Booklore Club Ruth belonged to. Diary entries and other material describes the basic day to day activities of Ruth between 1904 and 1982.


  • 1904-1982


Conditions Governing Access

Open for public research

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to use material from this collection must be obtained from Reference Services at

Biographical / Historical

Ruth Blanche Hatch Woodland was born to Lorenzo Lafayette Hatch and Annie Scarborough on August 3, 1883, in Franklin, Idaho. She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints as well as the Daughters of Utah Pioneers and Booklore Club. She married Daniel Peter Woodland on June 24, 1909, in Salt Lake City, Utah. She died in Preston, Idaho on November 16, 1984, at the age of 101.


2 cartons (1 linear ft.)

1 box (0.5 linear ft.)

Language of Materials



Retained in original order.

Custodial History

Donated by John W. Welch, grandson of Blanche Hatch Woodland in July 2020.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; John W. Welch; July 2020.


Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).

Processing Information

Processed; Eli Allen; November 2, 2021; materials were rehoused into appropriate containers

Register of Blanche Hatch Woodland papers
In Progress
Eli Allen
2021 November 2
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States