Belinda Marden Pratt papers
Scope and Contents
Letter to Belinda from her husband, Parley P. Pratt, written from San Francisco in January 1855, focusing on family concerns; and a fifteen-page autobiographical sketch written by her, dated 1884 on page one and 1889 on page eleven. Also includes an undated biographical sketch of Belinda written by Parker Pratt Robison, based on her autobiographical account. Her account discusses her conversion to Mormonism, church service, and marriage to Parley P. Pratt.
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 Belinda Marden Pratt papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Mormon woman and wife of Parley P. Pratt, an apostle in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
2 items (+ biographical sketch: photocopy)(0.03 linear ft.)
Donated by Paul Derby in 1988.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated; Paul Derby; 1988.
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
The January 1855 letter may be a copy that used to be cataloged as MSS SC 2565.
- Biography -- 19th century
- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints -- Apostles--Correspondence
- Home and Family
- Mormon women -- Biography
- Polygamy -- Religious aspects -- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints -- History
- Pratt, Belinda Marden, 1820-1894
- Pratt, Parley P. (Parley Parker), 1807-1857
- Social Life and Customs
- Pratt, Parley P. (Parley Parker), 1807-1857 (Person)
- Robison, Parker Pratt (Person)
- Pratt, Belinda Marden, 1820-1894 (Person)
- Register of Belinda Marden Pratt papers
- Benjamin Sipes
- 2010 December 13
- Description rules
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.
Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States