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Suzan Noguchi Swain Firmage autobiography

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1089

Scope and Contents

Typewritten autobiography. SuZan was born in Colorado to Japanese parents. She married Ralph B. Swain in 1938 and has two boys. Mr. Swain was an entomologist who worked in Nicaragua. SuZan and her children were present when Mr. Swain was murdered by bandits on the Pan American Highway in Mexico in 1953. Subsequently, SuZan supported herself by writing and illustrating books. She married William K. Firmage in 1968 and joined the Mormon Church in 1974.

Dates

  • 1978

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Open for public access.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from SuZan Noguchi Swain Firmage autobiography must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

Author, illustrator, and convert to the Mormon Church.

Extent

16 Leaves : typewritten

Language

English

Appraisal

LDS, Utah, and Western American women (20th century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.V, 2007).
Title
Register of SuZan Noguchi Swain Firmage autobiography
Status
Completed
Author
Lucy Brimhall
Date
2013 February 19
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

Contact:
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