Latter Day Saint women -- History
Found in 25 Collections and/or Records:
Handwritten three-page biography of Agnes Smith Baxter by an unknown author. Within this biography is an account by Baxter of her voyage to America in 1866. Also included is a petigree chart of Agnes' family.
The collection contains materials gathered into four main series: (1) student and research files on Mormon women's history; (2) class notes; (3) personal files reflecting university and professional committees she served on; and (4) her personal research and address files. The addendum contains research files collected Maureen Ursenbach Beecher as well as materials from an English class.
Typewritten biographies and an autobiography. The items relate incidents in the lives of various family members. The autobiography is by Tamma Durfee Miner who writes about her conversion to the Mormon Church; experiences as a Mormon in Ohio, Missouri, and Illinois; migration to Utah; and settling in Springville, Utah.
Photocopy of a typescript of an autbiography "as given to H. Carson Healy, a grandson, during the summer of 1901 at Provo Bench (Orem), Utah." Carson tells Healy about joining the Mormon Church in Kentucky, facing persecutions in Missouri, migrating to Utah, and her life in Fairfield, Utah.
Photocopy of a handwritten diary. Dallin writes about her early education and artistic accomplishments. She also writes about the activities of the Dallin family. There are many gaps in the record. At the end of the diary there appears to be a list of the sculpture pieces created by Dallin and gives their location.
Typewritten autobiography which was revised in 1937. Ada writes about her life in Farmington, Utah, attending school, importing silk worms to Utah, and local entertainment. She later moved to Springerville, Arizona with her family. Ada married John H. Earl (1855-1953), a farmer and a carpenter. She moved to Chihuahua, Mexico in 1887, to Fielding, Utah in 1902, and to Ogden, Utah in 1922.
Typewritten copy of Smeath's dissertaion for her PhD degree in the Department of Theatre and Cinematic Arts at Brigham Young University. The item is entitled: "Great reckonings in little rooms: Christopher Marlowe, Thomas Kyd, and certian circles of association." Also included are two typewritten plays with handwritten corrections. They are entitled: "A Pride of Heretics" and "The Foreordained."