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Mabel Nellie Brown autobiography

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1057

Scope and Contents

Typescript of an autobiography. Brown reflects on memories of her childhood on an Australian farm near Brisbane. She recalls visits of Mormon missionaries which culminated in the baptism of her entire family into that faith. She discusses her courtship and marriage, her children, and the quality of life they have experienced in Queensland.


  • 1978


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 publish material from Mabel Nellie Brown autobiography must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

Brown grew up on an Australian farm near Brisbane where her family converted to the LDS church. She later moved to Queenland, New Zealand.


1 folder (0.1 linear ft.)

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Custodial History

Donated by Mabel Nellie Brown in 1978.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Mabel Nellie Brown; 1978.


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

Register of Mabel Nellie Brown autobiography
Elisa Visick
2010 July 28
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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