Guide to Women's Manuscript Collections

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Bieler, Itha J. Galbraith 1900 This collection includes 151 typed pages written by both Itha and her husband Paul. The manuscript is bound in book form and includes an alphabetical index. Included are both Itha and Paul's ance...
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...
Pitchforth, Ann Hughlings BX 8608 .A1a no. 1607; MSS 1374 This is a typed copy of a letter written in 1845 by Ann Hughlings Pitchforth from Nauvoo, Illinois, to her family in England. In the letter she described her trip to Nauv...
Lightner, Mary Elizabeth Rollins BX 8670.07 .L62; BX 8670.07 .L62l; Vault MSS 363 This is a copy of a biography/diary of Mary Rollins Lightner. It was written by her grand-daughter Elsie E. Barrett in 1936. Barrett wrote down many of Mary's stories and used ...
Reynolds, Alice Louise BX 8670.07 .R331a; MSS 120 Alice Reynold's autobiography is 39 typed pages. She wrote about a variety of topics, including her family, school memories, and her travels. Alice described attending Brigha...
Cox, Cordelia Morley BX 8670.07.C8391c The autobiography of Cordelia Celista Morley Cox is a forty-page typescript soft-bound book. The book is divided into seven chapters. The first chapter, Girlhood of Cordelia Morley at Kirtland, ...
Erickson, Hilda Anderson MSS 1000; MSS OH 233 The oral history (MSS OH 233) is an interview conducted on January 13, 1966 by Hollis Scott'Archivist with Brigham Young University Archives. The interview was conducted at the home of Mrs. John U....
Hales, Isabella (Belle) Wilson MSS 11 This collection is a 2-volume, 709-page diary written by Belle W. Hales. Both volumes are typed, single-sided, and bound in a paper cover. Volume one contains 341 pages and covers the years 1941-19...
Hasler, Louisa Thalmann MSS 1142 Part of the Louisa Thalmann Hasler and John Hasler autobiographies, which is a thirteen-page typescript bound in a soft paperback. The autobiography begins by describing Louisa's first memory- th...
Petersen, Zola Evelyn Adams Nielson MSS 1206 This collection is an autobiography of Zola Adams Peterson. It is one folder, containing two typed copies of the 42-page document'one most likely an original, the other a copy. The autobiography is...
Lyman, Eliza Maria Partridge MSS 1217 This collection contains the 112-page photocopy of a typescript of Eliza Maria Partridge Lyman's diary. The diary begins with a brief autobiography and then recounts some of Eliza's experiences as...
Burgess, Mariah Pulsipher MSS 1271 Mariah's biography is a five-page, typewritten document contained in a collection of biographies from the Huntington Chapter of the Daughters of Utah Pioneers. Her biography was written by a grand...
Kezerian, Arick Sherinian MSS 129 This 111-page typescript autobiography begins with an index and an explanation of the reasons for which the manuscript was being written: Arick writes that owing to her daughter's encouragement and...
Holdaway, Lucinda Haws MSS 1313 This collection was written by her granddaughter, Etta H. Foulger, but told in the first person in a sixteen-page typescript. Lucinda describes the hardship suffered the first year living in the Sa...
Eggertsen, Annie Nielson MSS 1377 This is a 121-page typescript autobiography, transcribed and compiled by Annie Eggertsen's great-niece, Anna Marie. The autobiography is entitled 'My Memories,' and is preceded by a foreword writte...
Sorenson, Francelle Scott MSS 14 This collection is included among Rose M. Hinton's papers; it is a four-leaf typescript biography and photocopy of two letters of correspondence sent to Francelle. Both letters are included again i...
Hinton, Rose Marie Brokaw MSS 14 This collection is divided into two folders. The first includes a five-page typescript autobiography, photocopies of official legal documents, letters, articles, and photographs, and a more extensi...
Simmons, Rachel Emma Woolley MSS 1403 These papers are part of a larger collection pertaining to the Woolley family. Information and manuscripts about Rachel are located in the second box of the collection, in the thirteenth folder. Am...
Dalley, Rachel Henrietta Woolley MSS 1403 These papers are part of a larger collection pertaining to the Woolley family. Manuscripts about Rachel are located in the second box of the collection, in the tenth folder. There are several diffe...
Little, Mary Elizabeth Tulledge (Tillage) MSS 1403 This is an eleven-page typescript autobiography found in the third box of the collection, in the eleventh folder. There are several personal details and notes that Mary relates. She begins with a d...
Dyer, Edna Helena Coray MSS 1422 This is a large and vast collection, containing numerous items from the Dyer family. Included in the collection is Edna Coray Dyer's typewritten two and a half page autobiography entitled 'Autobio...
Coray, Martha Jane Knowlton MSS 1422 This collection contains a vast amount of typewritten biographical information about Martha Jane Knowlton Coray, much of which was written by her daughter Martha C. Lewis. Other biographical sourc...
Dusenberry, Ida Smoot MSS 1432 The Ida Smoot Dusenberry papers are found in one box containing thirteen folders. Articles found in the collection include: short biographies about her; correspondence from family, sc...
Farr, Olive Hovey Freeman MSS 1464 This is a two-page typescript biography, a part of the Mary Ellen Stoddard Smith collection, located in the twenty-forth folder of the collection, and written by her great-granddaughter, Julia Etta...
Farr, Nancy Chase MSS 1464 Part of the Mary Ellen Stoddard Smith collection, this three-page typescript biography, written October 3, 1937, is located in the twenty-seventh folder of the collection. The biography begins by d...
Chase, Tirzah Wells MSS 1464 A part of the Mary Ellen Stoddard Smith collection, located in the twentieth and twenty-first folder in the collection. The twentieth folder contains a one-page typescript biography of Tirzah by he...
Stoddard, Emma Eckersley MSS 1464 A part of the Mary Ellen Stoddard Smith collection, a four-page typescript biography, is located in the thirty-eighth folder of the collection. The first part of the document is a recounting of Emm...
Gay, Tirzah Farr MSS 1464 Part of the Mary Ellen Stoddard Smith collection and located in the twentieth-ninth folder of the collection. Julia Etta Gay Shupe wrote this eight-page typescript biography. The manuscript describ...
Stoddard, Ellen Spoward Izatt MSS 1464 Part of the Mary Ellen Stoddard Smith collection, this seven page typescript autobiography is located in the forty-first folder of the collection. Ellen starts her writing by describing her parentâ...
Dillman, Mildred MSS 1524; MSS P 578 This collection of items is divided into three boxes, within which, the papers are categorized into various folders, according to date and content. Many of the folders contain letters of ...
Abegg, Isaura Bentley MSS 1642 This collection consists of two boxes, which include Isaura Bentley Abegg's diaries. They cover January 1, 1952 to July 4, 1952, April 19, 1964 to September 1, 1964, the years 1966, 1967, 1968, 196...
Smith, Edna Gardner MSS 1659 This is a thirty-page typescript of part one of Edna Gardner Smith's autobiography. Edna begins with a description of her parents and their backgrounds before writing about her own life. Although h...
Knight, Lydia Goldthwaite Bailey MSS 17 This collection contains letters of correspondence dating from 1833-1883 as well as genealogical records. The originals are restricted due to their fragile nature, but microfilm copies are availab...
Larkin, Mabel Zamina Shirk MSS 1703 The collection consists of 12 handwritten diaries for the years 1918 to early 1941 with many gaps, a biography written by Mabel's daughter-in-law, Montrue Grey Larkin, handwritten shopping lists, a...
Woodman, Jean Florence Maw MSS 1791 This collection is held within one Hollinger box and is further divided into eleven folders. The first folder contains an edited transcript of Dennis Rowley's interview with Jean on June 10, 1989 a...
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, Julia Kathryn MSS 1799 This brief one-page biography is part of Cleo Grigg Johnson Gilchrist's second book of remembrance. In this excerpt, Julia is described as a 'lively, ambitious, brown haired, blue eyed girl with a ...
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...
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...
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...
Gilchrist, Cleo Grigg Johnson MSS 1799 This collection is categorized into six folders, held within two boxes. Biographies of women are scattered throughout. The first folder is a review of the Grigg family, as written by Cleo Grigg Joh...
Curtis, Millicent Waite MSS 1799 This biography is located in Cleo Grigg Johnson Gilchrist's first book of remembrance of the MSS 1799 collection. This one-page typescript biography was compiled by Dora M. Curtis Taylor, Millicent...
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...
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...
Openshaw, Ann Walmsley Greenhalgh MSS 1799 This biography is located in Cleo Grigg Johnson Gilchrist's first book of remembrance of the MSS 1799 collection. This two-page typescript biography is one of many in the book, and at its end, is r...
Bates, Irene May MSS 1861 This collection contains papers dealing with events in Irene's life. It is divided into four folders. The first folder contains information on her graduation from UCLA including a program of the co...
Woodmansee, Emily Hill Mills MSS 2003; Vault 618 So68n 1892; BX 8608 .A1a no. 1462; BX 8608 .A1a no. 7154; BX 8688.1 .W859p 1986 This collection includes three boxes of material dating from 1852 to 1906. The bulk of the three boxes are Emily's poems. Most are organized with an original copy of the poem followed...
Nuttall, Margaret Grace Greer MSS 2070 This collection includes a seven-page autobiography by Margaret Grace Greer Nuttall in which she describes her childhood, life as a student at Brigham Young Academy, her children's births, her acti...
Coray, Julia A. MSS 2298 Julia A. Coray's diary is part of a larger collection of Frank Homer Roberts' diaries from 1909'1944. Julia's diary is written in pencil in a small ledger book. The pages are not numbered, and sh...
Marks, Anna Rich MSS 230 Part of the Beth K. Harris Papers, this manuscript is located in the first folder of the collection and in the first third of the folder. The manuscript describes Anna Marks as “the most active a...