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.
- Firmage, SuZan Noguchi Swain, 1916-2010 (Author, Person)
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.
Author, illustrator, and convert to the Mormon Church.
16 Leaves : typewritten
LDS, Utah, and Western American women (20th century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.V, 2007).
- Register of SuZan Noguchi Swain Firmage autobiography
- Lucy Brimhall
- 2013 February 19
- 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.