Guide to Women's Manuscript Collections

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Pound, Louise MSS 281 This is a rather large collection separated into three Hollinger boxes containing both typescripts and holographs. As a professor at the University of Nebraska, Louise taught literature with a conc...
Peterson, Mattie Marie MSS 2842 The collection is titled “Biography of John Olney Adams [native pioneer] and his wife, Mattie Marie Peterson,” and is comprised of one folder, which contains five pages photographed from microfilm. Th
Anderson, Caroline Sophia MSS 2843 The collection is titled “Biography of Emil Anderson and his Wives,” and is comprised of one folder, which contains five typewritten pages photocopied from microfilm. Laura Logie Timpson, Camp Histori
Bowen, Emma Lucy Gates MSS 3 This large collection consists of ten boxes full of letters and papers. The letters are unique because they were Lucy and her family's primary source of communication when Lucy lived abr...
Smith, Ruby Kate MSS 326 This collection includes a vast amount of materials contained in seven boxes that document Ruby's activities, careers, and writings. Included are ten photo albums that chronicle Ruby's adventures ...
Christensen, Sarah Jane Bartholomew MSS 326 This forty-one page typewritten biography of Sarah Jane Bartholomew Christensen was written by Ruby Kate Smith at the request of Sarah's daughter Edythe Christensen Robbins in 1955 and is found in ...
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...
Smith, Julia Ann Restel Winter MSS 326 This collection contains three similar biographies of Julia Ann Restel Winter Smith (Box 6, Folder 1). Found in the bound book entitled 'Family Biographies' by Ruby Kate Smith, a daughter of Julia...
Clawson, Margaret Gay Judd MSS 326 This fourteen-page typewritten biography of Margaret Gay Judd Clawson was written by Ruby Kate Smith at the request of Tessie Clawson Groesbeck in 1955 and is found in the bound book entitled 'Pion...
Burns, Cumorah Smith MSS 326 This four-page typewritten biography of Cumorah Smith Burns was written by Ruby Kate Smith for the Samuel H. Smith Family Association in 1957 as a tribute on her eightieth birthday and is found in ...
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 Bailey MSS 326 This five-page typewritten biography of Mary Bailey Smith was written by Ruby Kate Smith, a granddaughter of Mary, and is found in the bound book entitled 'Family Biographies' (Box 6, Folder 1). R...
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)....
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...
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). ...
McFarlane, Viola Pratt Gillette MSS 328 There are four folders that make up this collection. The first folder includes a program of the opera, The Wonder Bar, performed in October 1931. Viola performed in this opera playing the ...
Howard, Elizabeth Anderson MSS 360 This collection comes from the diaries of Elizabeth Howard and three of her descendants, Katherine A. Brockbank (Elizabeth's daughter), Libby Howard, and Lucas Howard. There are four b...
Keeler, Eliza Shelton MSS 436 This collection includes an autobiography of Eliza that was copied by Eliza's daughter, Laura Ann Keeler Thurber, into her own diary. The autobiography details Eliza and her sister Emily's childre...
Thurber, Laura Ann Keeler MSS 436 This collection contains a 123-page handwritten autobiography/diary that has been encapsulated and bound and includes brief histories of Laura's parents, herself, James Thurber, and her children; p...
Brimhall, Flora Robertson MSS 458 This collection consists of a seven-page, typewritten autobiography, which Flora dictated to Minnie I. Hodapp on August 31, 1938. The autobiography begins with background on Flora's parents. Flor...
Ballard, Margaret McNeil MSS 484; BX 8670.07. B212 This autobiography, written in 1917, is 59 typewritten pages. Some of the typing has faded, so the archive staff has retyped most of the pages in order to preserve it. Margaret writes ...
Day, Eliza Jane Staker MSS 492 This collection includes a two-page autobiography, written by Eliza in 1942, which is followed by a one-page memoir entitled, 'A Short Sketch of My Childhood Days.' In this memoir, Eliza recalls th...
Staker, Eliza Cusworth Burton MSS 492 This is a five-page typescript biography, written by Eliza's daughter, Eliza Jane Staker Day. She begins with Eliza's childhood in England, and briefly mentions Eliza attending the coronation of Qu...
Van Buren, Lotta MSS 5 This collection includes four boxes, one of which contains a vast amount of correspondence during the years 1955 to 1960 between Brigham Young University and Henry Bizallion concerning Lotta's dona...
Wells, Emmeline Blanche Woodward Harris Whitney MSS 540; MSS 1407; MSS 659; MSS SC 2185; MSS 111; M270.07 Sm52v 1906 This collection consists of four boxes of Emmeline B. Well's journals, dating from 1844 to 1920. These journals discuss Emmeline's life as a Mormon woman, a polygamous wife, and a grow...
Nielson, Emma Wartstill Mecham MSS 601; BX 8670 .M82 v. 14 This is a copy of a journal and household records kept by Emma Nielson from 1887 to 1915. The content of the journal deals primarily with her daily activities as a housewife. Some of t...
Allen, Ida Lowry MSS 6029 The collection is comprised of one folder, which contains the original, hand-written journal of Ida Lowry Allen from the year 1888 while she was living in Springville, Utah. Also included is a typed t
Adams, Verda Spencer MSS 6263 The collection is comprised of one folder, which contains a typed thirty-three-page autobiography of Verda Spencer Adams, written 1978-1979 and includes a handwritten note at the end, dated 1989. The
Adams, Charlotte H. Evans MSS 630 The collection is titled “Charlotte H. Evans Adams and Henry A. Orme letters,” and is comprised of one folder that contains a handwritten account of Charlotte Adams's experience of hearing Martin Harr
Kleinman, Bertha E. Anderson MSS 6689 The collection is comprised of one folder that contains nearly fifty poems and correspondences written by Bertha E. Anderson. The writing spans the late 1950s through the 1970s. The works are typed an
Coombs, Ellis Day MSS 710; BX 8670.07 .C781c; MSS SC 406 This is a 116-page typewritten autobiography. A table of contents is provided in the beginning outlining important events in Ellis's life. Ellis begins with a brief background on her paren...
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 ...
Holmes, Elvira Annie Cowles Smith MSS 8 This eight-page typescript biography from the Margaret Steed Hess collection was written by Eliza Roxie Welling Taylor, Elvira's granddaughter. Eliza begins with a brief history of her progenitors,...
Jenkins, Ann Davis MSS 8 This is a combined history of Ann Davis Jenkins and her husband, Evan Jenkins. It is a three-page typescript biography from the Margaret Steed Hess collection, written by Margaret Steed Hess, Ann a...
Hinman, Elizabeth Harriet Chaney Compton MSS 8 This five-page typescript biography from the Margaret Steed Hess collection was written by Elizabeth's granddaughter, Chloe Knowlton Hess. Chloe provides a brief history of Elizabeth's parents that...
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...
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 ...
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...
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...
Backman, Emily Elizabeth Bengstron MSS 8 This is a two-page typescript biography, from the Margaret Steed Hess collection. It provides basic biographical information and describes Emily as a kind, generous person, and also a good cook. Af...
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...
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...
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...
Burk, Emily Jane Smith MSS 8 This four-page typescript provides a brief account of Emily Jane Smith Burk's life. As a child, she attended one of the best schools of the time, although the children walked seven to eight miles e...
Coombs, Elizabeth Walker Rudd MSS 8 This four-page typescript biography from the Margaret Steed Hess collection was written by Mary Agnes Coombs Spackman and Myrtle Spackman Criddle. It roughly covers Elizabeth Coombs's life, with fe...
Grover, Laduska Solome Tupper MSS 8 This four-page typescript biography from the Margaret Steed Hess collection was written in 1852 by Laduska's granddaughter, Lucy Sanders Hess. Lucy describes Laduska as being of an 'average height,...
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...
Hurren, Eliza Reeder MSS 8 This is a three-page typescript from the Margaret Steed Hess collection, written by Adolf Reeder in 1956. The print is fading, though still legible. Adolf provides various descriptions throughout, ...
Harrod, Sarah Elizabeth Steed MSS 8 This is a two-page typescript biography from the Margaret Steed Hess collection, written by Margaret Steed Hess. When Sarah was young, she fell into a deep hole and injured her right hip. She was c...
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...