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Elisabeth Southerden Thompson Butler autobiography

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1764

Scope and Contents

Photocopies of a typewritten autobiography. Butler describes her development as an artist and the major events of her life. She was known as a painter of military subjects. One of her paintings, "Roll Call," won great popularity in the art history of England. It was purchased later on by the Queen of England and is now in Windsor Castle.


  • 1923


Language of Materials

Materials are in English.

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 Elisabeth Southerden Thompson Butler autobiography must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical Note

Swiss artist, who spent most of her life in England and Italy.


2 items (150 leaves)(0.09 linear ft.)

Custodial History

Discovered in Special Collections in 1980.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Discovered; Special Collections; 1980.


19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.

Register of Elisabeth Southerden Thompson Butler autobiography
In Progress
Benjamin Sipes
2010 September 2
Description rules
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