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Latter Day Saint women -- Utah -- History

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 72 Collections and/or Records:

Provo Chapter 2 records, 1959-1983

Identifier: MSS 730 Series 3
Scope and Contents

Contains minutes, programs, and newspaper clippings created or collected by the activities of the second Provo chapter of the Yesharah society. Dated 1959-1983.

Dates: 1959-1983

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

Bertha S. Reeder papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1924
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, pamphlets, programs, maps, lessons, sheet music, memorabilia, reports, scrapbooks, bulletins, and a history. The materials relate to Reeder's work in the YWMIA and to the Mormon Church in general. The items also relate to Reeder's travels. Much of the correspondence is to congratulate Reeder on her accomplishments.

Dates: 1936-1966

Bertha S. Reeder photographs

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 4232
Scope and Contents

Contains five scrapbooks and three larger photographs relating to Bertha S. Reeder, her church service, and her travels. Includes Reeder family photographs, news clippings detailing Reeder's term in the Young Women's Mutual Improvement Association (YWMIA) presidency, tourist information, and postcards of New England.

Dates: approximately 1936-1966

Hester Telle Richards diary and correspondence

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 1853
Scope and Contents

Collection includes a handwritten diary, letters, and miscellaneous items. The bulk of the diary was written from 1891 to 1893 prior to her marriage. The entries are lengthy and often introspective. The volume includes some later entries from 1932 to 1933 and some notes from 1980 in another hand. Also included is miscellaneous correspondence relating to business and family matters from 1932 and 1933.

Dates: 1891-1980

Salt Lake Chapter records, 1949-1950

 Series — Box 7: Series IV; Series 5; Series 6 [Barcode: 31197230220888], Folder: 4
Identifier: MSS 730 Series 5
Scope and Contents

Series contains pamphlets containing events and programs for the Salt Lake City chapter of the Yesharah Society for that year. Dated 1949-1950.

Dates: 1949-1950

Shore Productions videotapes

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197230230614]
Identifier: MSS 1879
Scope and Contents

Video tapes of the Miss America pageant in 1984 in which Sharlene Wells of Utah became Miss America. Also included is a tape of the 1985 pageant when Miss Wells reliquished her title to another contestant.

Dates: 1984-1985

Mary Catherine Smith

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230326354]
Identifier: MSS SC 2766
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a typewritten biography. The item was "written at the request of Cumorah Smith Burns." Ruby Smith writes about Catherine Smith's journey to Utah, her marriage, her settlement in the Bear Lake Valley of Utah, and her life in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Dates: 1954

Ruby K. Smith papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 326
Abstract Diaries, book manuscripts, correspondence, scrapbooks, pioneer and family biographies, and photo albums. Smith's diaries cover the years from Sept. 1921 to Dec. 1941 and 1950 to 1964. Some of the correspondence is between Smith and her mother when Ruby served as a nutritionist for the Red Cross at San Francisco and Richmond, California from 1942 to 1944. The materials document Smith's activities, jobs, and writings. Smith worked as a "Home Demonstrating Agent" in Utah County (1925-1928),...
Dates: 1921-1966

Diana E. Smoot autobiography

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230313378]
Identifier: MSS SC 1587
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a typewritten autobiography of Diana Eldredge Smoot which describes the trek of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to Utah in 1847 in some detail.

Dates: 1912