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Ruth Stevens papers on Albert W. Stevens

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 2787

Scope and Contents note

Published biography of Albert W. Stevens, entitled "My Husband, the First Astronaut," with manuscript, supporting correspondence, newspaper clippings, photographs, and other materials collected by Ruth Stevens. Materials date from 1935-1987.

Dates

  • 1935-1987

Creator

Conditions Governing Access note

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use note

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Ruth Stevens papers on Albert W. Stevens must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

Ruth Fischer Stevens was the devoted wife of Albert W. Stevens, balloon aviator for the United States Army Air Corps. She was also an accomplished pianist and accordionist.

Extent

2 folders (.2 linear feet)

Language

English

Abstract

Ruth Stevens' manuscript, book and papers about her husband, Albert W. Stevens, balloon aviator for the United States Army Air Corps.

Custodial History note

Donated by Ruth Stevens in 1987.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Donated; Ruth Stevens; 1987.

Appraisal note

LDS, Utah, and Western American women (20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.V, 2007). This collection concerns a balloon aviator who lived for a time in San Francisco, California, whose wife later lived in Provo, Utah.

Processing Information note

Processed; H. Christine Swindler and John M. Murphy; 20 March 2008.

Title
Register of Ruth Stevens papers on Albert W. Stevens
Status
Completed
Author
H. Christine Swindler
Date
20 March 2008
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:
1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States