Guide to Women's Manuscript Collections

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Schugk, Virginia Dixon MSS SC 1051 Virginia's paper collection includes a tribute to Virginia written by her daughter, a personal record about her tour of Europe, and a personal history. Also included are copies of many family pape...
Hill, Virginia Ann Christopherson MSS SC 1022 Virginia's autobiography is 6 typed pages with pictures pasted throughout. Included in the folder are brief biographies Virginia wrote about her husband, her children, and her grandparents. Also ...
Mabey, Viola N. Brown Zumbrunnen MSS 796 Viola's autobiography is part of a collection containing a diary and some receipts belonging to her father, George Brown. Her autobiography is typewritten on large sheets of paper. It is unbound ...
Humphries, Verna Durrant MSS SC 822 Verna's memoirs are nestled within her book written about her father William R. Durrant and her uncle Walter Durrant, entitled, 'Ada's Children.' The book is bound and 141 typed pages in length wi...
Tanner, Mary Jane Mount Vault MSS 326 Vault MSS 326: This is a photocopy of a handwritten autobiography by Mary Jane Mount Tanner. She wrote it as a Jubilee Memorial, in honor of the Year of Jubilee. Mary calls it a short, abridged ske...
Merkley, Jehzeel Gibb MSS SC 1081 This typed, 38-page biography is missing pages 3-8. Pages 1-23 of the biography were written by Rissa M. Clark, pages 23-26 are various letters between family members typed out, pages 27-29 are Je...
Derricott, Martha MSS SC 835 This two-page, typewritten biography was written by Edna Hansen Sheets, a great-granddaughter of Martha Derricott. It belongs to a collection of biographies mostly from the Tonks family, and is pr...
Winter, Julia Restel MSS 326 This two-page typewritten biography of Julia Restel Winter was written by Ruby Kate Smith, a granddaughter of Julia, and is found in the bound book entitled 'Family Biographies' (Box 6, Folder 1)....
Smith, Mary Eade Fulcher Biography This two-page typewritten biography from the Margaret Steed Hess collection was written by Mary's granddaughter, Margaret Steed Hess. Margaret describes Mary as a devoted and faithful wife and moth...
Stewart, Polly Richardson MSS 1799 This two-page typescript biography is included in Cleo Grigg Johnson Gilchrist's first book of remembrance. It briefly describes Polly's life, describing her has an uncomplaining woman who took ca...
Lamb, Margaret Jenkins MSS 8 This two-page typescript biography from the Margaret Steed Hess collection was written by Millie Lamb Robison in 1954. It recalls Margaret's life with few personal details, although it does include...
Bourne, Jane Alder MSS 8 This two-page typescript biography from the Margaret Steed Hess collection was written by Jane's granddaughter, Fern P. Bradley, in 1959. Fern provides a brief account of Jane's life, with some det...
Hess, Emeline Bigler MSS 8 This two-page typescript biography from the Margaret Steed Hess collection was written by Emeline's son, Joseph Wells Hess. It covers the general biographical information of Emeline's life and inco...
Barkdull, Ellen Cotterell MSS 8 This two-page typescript biography from the Margaret Steed Hess collection was written by Ellen's niece, Bertha Cotterell Williams. She describes Ellen as having been a devoted wife, although she n...
Bleak, Elizabeth Moore MSS 8; 920 no.91 (23) This two-page typescript biography from the Margaret Steed Hess collection briefly records the general biographical information of Elizabeth Moore Bleak. She is described as a noble woman an...
Smith, Lucy Mack MSS 326 This two page typewritten biography of Lucy Mack Smith was written by Ruby Kate Smith, great-granddaughter of Lucy, and is found in the bound book entitled 'Family Biographies' (Box 6, Folder 1). ...
Pratt, Brighamine Nielsen MSS 326 This twelve-page typewritten biography of Brighamine Nielsen Pratt was written by Ruby Kate Smith at the request of Una Pratt Giles in 1947 and is found in the bound book entitled 'Pioneer Biograph...
Hughes, Mary Collier Winter Fry MSS 326 This three-page typewritten biography of Mary Hughes was written by Ruby Kate Smith, a great-granddaughter of Mary, and is found in the bound book entitled 'Family Biographies' (Box 6, Folder 1)....
Lambert, Margaret Woodbury MSS SC 1761 This three-page typescript memoir of Margaret and her husband, Charles, is written by Margaret's niece, Lurena Eldredge Warnick. Lurena shows great respect toward Margaret through her descriptions ...
Lambert, Mary Lorisa Hovey MSS SC 1754 This three-page typescript biography was written by one of Charles John Lambert's granddaughters, Lurena Eldredge Warnick, and is a brief sketch of Mary Lambert's life. There are some descriptions ...
Moon, Temperance Westwood MSS 8 This three-page typescript biography included in the Margaret Steed Hess collection was written by Helen Potter Severson, a granddaughter of Temperance. Helen provides some small anecdotes of Tempe...
Johnson, Mandana Merrill MSS 8 This three-page typescript biography from the Margaret Steed Hess collection was written by Mandana's oldest daughter, Lovina Henderson, in 1931. Lovina describes Mandana as having been a frail chi...
Person, Julia Helena MSS 8 This three-page typescript biography from the Margaret Steed Hess collection was written by Julia's daughter, Emeline R. H. Bourne. Emeline writes of a time when Julia offered a prayer for the sain...
Green, Elizabeth Lucretia Buckwalter MSS SC 1740 This three-page biography written by Elizabeth's great grand-niece, Helen Taylor Allison, is brief, beginning with the basic events of Elizabeth's life. A list of her children and their birth and d...
Taylor, Charlotte Elizabeth Liggett MSS SC 1744 This three-page biography was written by Helen Taylor Allison, Charlotte's granddaughter. It includes a brief history of Charlotte's life although there are many unclear parts, mostly in the beginn...
Buckwalter, Sarah Shuler MSS SC 1738 This three-leaf biography was written by Helen Taylor Allison, Sarah's great-great granddaughter, and on the last page is a picture of a man and woman (presumably of Sarah and John). Helen describe...
Allen, Elon Lavaria Stewart MSS SC 2337 This three-folder collection contains papers pertaining to the Allen family and their properties. Many of the items are land deeds and mortgages, signed by members of the family such as Elon L. Allen,
Kerr, Grace Levira Smith MSS 326 This ten-page typewritten biography of Grace Levira Smith Kerr was written by Ruby Kate Smith for the family books of remembrance in 1960 and is found in the bound book entitled 'Family Biographies...
Chipman, Sarah Binns MSS SC 3292 This sketch was written by Myrtle Chipman Robinson Seastrand, granddaughter of Sarah through Jane. It is five pages and a cover page of photocopied, typed script.
It covers Sarah’s parentage and how
Garn, Mary Magdalina Vogt MSS 8 This six-page typescript from the Margaret Steed Hess collection was written by Mary Garn's granddaughter and grandson. It presents a brief look at Mary's life, providing a few personal details. Th...
Cheney, Ednah Dow Littlehale MSS SC 2254 This single-leaf, handwritten letter contains Mrs. Cheney’s expression of admiration of and gratitude for Antonín Dvořák’s composition and performance of his symphony, “From the New World,”
Grigg, Hannah Pamelia MSS 1799 This short one-page biography is part of Cleo Grigg Johnson Gilchrist's first book of remembrance and appears to be an excerpt from a book or magazine. Hannah is described as being a 'delicate, fai...
Grigg, June Thelma MSS 1799 This short one-page biography is included in Cleo Grigg Johnson Gilchrist's second book of remembrance. It is a short excerpt, written in 1953. June is described as having 'dark blue eyes and blond...
Clark, Susan Leggett MSS 8 This seven-page typescript from the Margaret Steed Hess collection was written by Annie C. Tanner. Annie opens the biography with a broad introduction before writing of Susan's life. Annie describe...
Hess, Caroline Workman MSS 8 This seven-page typescript biography from the Margaret Steed Hess collection was written by Caroline's granddaughter, Mildred Levedahl Radford. Mildred includes a testimony of one of Caroline's ste...
Partridge, Ruth Louise UA OH 40; MSS P. 173 This record is a seventeen-page typescript of an interview held with Ruth Louise Partridge on December 18, 1980. The subject of the interview was Reminiscences of Brigham Young Univer...
Curtis, Emma Whaley MSS 1799 This one-page typescript biography was written by Emma's daughter, Emma Sophronia Curtis Simons and is located in the first book of remembrance in Cleo Grigg Johnson Gilchrist's collection. The mos...
Burton, Sarah Ann Garr MSS 8 This one-page typescript biography from the Margaret Steed Hess collection was written by Ada M. Burton. During the trip west, she walked most of the way, although she rode occasionally when too ti...
Walker, Elizabeth Metcalf MSS 8 This one-page typescript biography from the Margaret Steed Hess collection briefly covers Elizabeth's life and is written by Myrtle Spackman Coombs. Myrtle describes Elizabeth as a 'loving devoted ...
Grigg, Leah Vesta MSS 1799 This one-page biography is a selection from Cleo Grigg Johnson Gilchrist's second book of remembrance. Leah is described as a 'wholesome, blue eyed girl with golden hair' that has turned dark brown...
Curtis, Mary Openshaw MSS 1799 This nine-page typescript biography is found in the first book of remembrance of Cleo Grigg Johnson Gilchrist's collection. It provides myriad details concerning the trek across the plains, using s...
Hinman, Mary Jane White MSS 8 This nine-page typescript biography from the Margaret Steed Hess collection was written by Jane's grandchild. The biographer begins with the statement, 'It has been said that behind the success of ...
Morrey, Polly Lucina Scheffield Tindral Moore MSS SC 53 This manuscript is written by Polly's granddaughter Eliza Moore Rawlinson. It is two pages typed and only a little faded. There is some description of Polly's life during her first marriage to Furn...
Whipple, Emma Melissa Oliver MSS SC 509 This manuscript is two hundred and six typewritten pages long. A bound biography of Willard and Emma Whipple complied by their daughters Lydia Hansen and Alzada Stratton. The first two pages have phot
Clegg, Emma Caroline Luke MSS SC 298 fld 2 This manuscript is twenty-eight typewritten pages long. It contains brief histories of both Emma’s parents and her husband’s parents, followed by brief page long histories of both Emma and her husband
Aiu, Myrtle Ngit Ung Kwock MSS SC 1102 This manuscript is twelve typewritten pages long. The first ten pages are Myrtle's history and experiences. One page has just one typed line on it saying Myrtle apologizes for her untidiness. T...
Hendricks, Sariah Fedelia Pew MSS SC 834 fld 6 This manuscript is three typewritten pages long. The first page is a biography of Sariah’s husband Joseph Hendricks followed by the biography of Sariah Fedelia Pew. This biography includes the major e
Valentine, Rose Ellen Bywater MSS SC 628 This manuscript is sixty-six typewritten pages long. A spiral bound autobiography entitled “Memories of Rose Ellen Bywater Valentine” edited by Dale M. Valentine and completed in 1962. The book begins
Boyce, Pearl Elizabeth Mitchell MSS SC 794 This manuscript is part of a collection of three histories, beginning with Pearl Elizabeth Mitchell Boyce. Her autobiography begins with eight pages of the photocopied original handwritten account of
Adix, Shauna McLatchy MSS SC 2546 This manuscript is one newsletter, entitled “Transition,” and addressed to Reba Keele at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City, Winter 1980. It contains announcements and descriptions of a number o