Mormon women -- New Mexico -- History
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1963
Scope and Contents Book drafts, correspondence, notices, court transcripts, newspaper clippings, political pamphlets, poetry in English and Spanish, and certificates. The materials relate to Klasner's research for her autobiography, "My Girlhood Among Outlaws," and her biography of John Chisum, "Baron of the Pecos."
Item — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 601
Scope and Contents Contains the original handwritten diary of Emma Waitstill (or Wartstill) Mecham Nielson that includes the time period from 1887 to 1916, with diary entries spanning from 1887 to 1897 and financial records spanning from 1914 to 1916. Diary is during the seven-month period Nielson was living by herself with her children in St. George, Utah, her daily activities as a mother and active church member, and her relationship with her fellow plural wife. Dated 1887 to 1916.