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Latter Day Saint women -- Canada -- History

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Violet Jensen Coleman autobiography

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230319813]
Identifier: MSS SC 2120
Scope and Contents

Typewritten autobiography signed by Violet Jensen. Jensen writes about growing up in Redmond, Utah, working at the Jensen ranch in Canada, and her married life in Canada.

Dates: approximately 1962

Maureen Ursenbach Beecher research materials on women in Upper Canada, approximately 1986-1994

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1979 Series 2 Sub-Series 1
Scope and Contents

Contains research files on women in upper Canada, including a thesis on Irish Palatine communities, various letters and diaries, history of Ontario and other cities, and information covering loyalism and the American Revolution. Also contains records about various individuals, notably John and Mary Page, early Latter-Day Saints, and Barbara Heck, cited as the mother of American Methodism, circa 1986-1994.

Dates: approximately 1986-1994

Lydia Susanna Goaslind Purnell papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1796
Scope and Contents Handwritten and typewritten correspondence, histories, biographies, genealogical group sheets, patriarchal blessings, diaries, and land indentures in Idaho. The correspondence are between Purnell, her husband, and other relatives and deal largely with family matters. One of the letters is an account of the Battle of Bear River in 1863 by an observer. Purnell also writes to many persons about family history. Purnell also writes about being a polygamous wife and the various persecutions by...
Dates: 1875-1942