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Memoirs of Alice Parker Isom and George Isom

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 3141

Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typescript. This manuscript is an autobiography and a diary of Alice Parker Isom and a biography of George Isom. Alice writes about her family who came from England to Nauvoo, Illinois. Alice was born in St. Louis, Missouri, in 1848. She migrated to Salt Lake City, Utah, in 1852. She tells about the Utah Expedition, 1857-8, moving to Virgin, Utah, in 1862, serving in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and marrying George Isom in 1868. She also writes about losing her right eye, the death of her husband, George, working in the family store, raising children, and moving to Hurricane, Utah.


  • 1917-1925


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 Memoirs of Alice Parker Isom and George Isom must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.


2 items (30 p., 16 p.)

Custodial History

These items were photocopied from the 920 microfilm collection in 2001. Formerly in film call number: 920 no. 1.


19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.


Alice Parker Isom, 30 p., is Item 41 and George Isom, 16p., is Item 42.

Memoirs of Alice Parker Isom and George Isom
In Progress
Rose Frank
18 February 2011
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