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Mormon women -- Utah -- Diaries

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 41 Collections and/or Records:

Alice Louise Reynolds papers, 1912-1937

 File — Box 9: [Barcode: 31197239254250], disk: 29-32
Identifier: UA 5665
Scope and Contents

Contains digitized correspondence, diairies, lecture notes on English literature and European history and other miscellaneous notes given by Reynolds, dated between 1912-1937. Materials document various aspects of Reynolds' career and life.

Dates: 1912-1937

Elizabeth Souter diaries, 1940-1973

 Series
Identifier: MSS 2037 Series 3
Scope and Contents

Contains diaries written by Elizabeth Souter between 1940 and 1971. Includes descriptions of her activities and community service in Utah.

Dates: Other: 1940-1973

Emmeline B. Wells diary, vol. 1, 1844-1846

 Item — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197235234116]
Identifier: Vault MSS 510 Item 1
Scope and Contents Materials include Emmeline B. Wells's handwritten diary dating from 1844 to 1846. This volume tells of Wells' overland journey from Nauvoo, Illinois, to Garden Grove, Iowa, in 1846. It also describe Wells's departure from Massachusetts in 1844 to join with the body of the Mormon Church at Nauvoo, Illinois. Some genealogy is also included. Wells writes detailed entries about daily chores, children, difficult travelling conditions, and her relationships with other women on the journey to Iowa....
Dates: 1844-1846

Emmeline B. Wells diary, vol. 2, 1874-1875

 Item — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197235234116]
Identifier: Vault MSS 510 Item 2
Scope and Contents

Materials include Emmeline B. Wells's handwritten diary dated 1874 to 1875. It contains day-to-day events and thoughts. Emmeline mentions her concerns about Mellie whom she wishes had more faith. She also mentions dealing with "nervous attacks" which feel "like death." She also writes about her work with the Woman's Exponent and various family matters. The diary has a light brown plain leather cover. Dated 1874-1875.

Dates: 1874-1875

Emmeline B. Wells diary, vol. 3, 1877

 Item — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197235234116]
Identifier: Vault MSS 510 Item 3
Scope and Contents

Materials include Emmeline B. Wells's handwritten diary from 1877. It includes statements about recent Church events or business, when she attended various Relief Society meetings or other Church meetings, and details about caring for her family. She also mentions the dedication of the St. George temple and her desire that the Church members will work together in unity. Dated 1877.

Dates: 1877

Emmeline B. Wells diary, vol. 5, 1879 January-August

 Item — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197235234116]
Identifier: Vault MSS 510 Item 5
Scope and Contents

Materials include Emmeline B. Wells's handwritten diary dated January 1, 1879 to August 5, 1879. The diary has a tan cover. The diary focuses mostly on social gatherings and events. Mentions a trip to Washington D.C. and describes the business they conducted, the people they met, and the places they saw. Describes her trip to and impressions of Chicago, Illinois as well. Dated January-August 1879.

Dates: 1879 January-August

Emmeline B. Wells diary, vol. 6, 1881

 Item — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197235234116]
Identifier: Vault MSS 510 Item 6
Scope and Contents

Materials include Emmeline B. Wells's handwritten diary from 1881. The cover is dark red and leather. The diary contains material about religion, family, the Church, work with the Woman's Exponent, and the community. Emmeline mentions a dream she had on January first about a transparent dove that came to rest on her bed, she felt it predicted a happy new year. Mentions the Lion House in Salt Lake City catching on fire and deaths of family members (not related to the fire). Dated 1881.

Dates: 1881

Emmeline B. Wells diary, vol. 8, 1882-1883, bulk: 1882

 Item — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197235234116]
Identifier: Vault MSS 510 Item 8
Scope and Contents

Materials include Emmeline B. Wells's handwritten diary dated July 1882 to August 1883. Most of the entries occur in July with one entry in August. The cover is red leather and opens vertically. This diary describes travels to San Francisco and other areas in the western United States. It also describes a trip to the Boston World's Fair in August. Includes some entries written by Wells' daughter, Louisa. Dated July 1882 to August 1883.

Dates: 1882-1883; Majority of material found within 1882

Emmeline B. Wells diary, vol. 9, 1883

 Item — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197235234116]
Identifier: Vault MSS 510 Item 9
Scope and Contents

Materials include Emmeline B. Wells's handwritten diary dated January 1 to December 5, 1883 with the bulk of the entries occuring between January and July. The cover is brown leather with a clasp that has broken off. It contains day-to-day descriptions and thoughts about events in Emmeline's personal life, family, business, Church work, and community. Dated 1883.

Dates: 1883

Emmeline B. Wells diary, vol. 10, 1887

 Item — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197235234116]
Identifier: Vault MSS 510 Item 10
Scope and Contents

Materials include Emmeline B. Wells's handwritten diary from 1887. It has a brown leather folding cover. It contains day-to-day descriptions and thoughts about events in Emmeline's personal life, family, business, Church work, and community. Mentions the Edmunds-Tucker Act passing the House with only 39 votes against. She says that she thinks its evidence of the Lord intending to discipline his people. Dated 1887.

Dates: 1887