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Emmeline B. Wells diaries

Label
Emmeline B. Wells diaries
Title
Emmeline B. Wells diaries
Creator
Contributor
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Materials include Emmeline B. Wells's original diaries from 1844 to 1920. Her often daily entries spanning nearly 80 years present pragmatic descriptions of daily activities along with her own daily opinions, insights, and impressions. The accounts are often lengthy and detailed. Volume 1 begins with her departure from Massachusetts in 1844 and also includes her journey from Nauvoo, Illinois, with other Saints headed West. Other volumes provide insights into her roles with the Woman's Exponent and her service in the General Presidency of the Relief Society. Wells often provides descriptions of and insights into important events in the history of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Utah, and the United States in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, including the woman's suffrage movement and other events related to women's rights, of which Wells was a strong advocate. The 1882 diary also includes entries by Well's daughter, Louisa Wells. Dated 1844-1920
Additional physical form
Transcriptions of the original materials are found under MSS 1407.
Biography type
contains biographical information
Biographical or historical data
Emmeline B. Wells (1828-1921) was General Relief Society President of the Mormon Church, editor of the "Women's Exponent," an advocate of women's suffrage in 19th and 20th century Utah.
Cataloging source
UPB
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Label
Emmeline B. Wells diaries
Link
Instantiates
Production
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Extent
  • 45 volumes.
  • 4 boxes
  • (2 linear feet)
Governing access note
Original diaries are condition restricted;
Immediate source of acquisition
Margaret C. Clayton and Phyllis C. Southwick.
Jurisdiction note
permission to use items must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Ownership
Donated by Margaret C. Clayton and Phyllis C. Southwick.
Recording technique
handwritten
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn924371141
Terms governing use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Emmeline B. Wells diaries must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Label
Emmeline B. Wells diaries
Link
Production
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Extent
  • 45 volumes.
  • 4 boxes
  • (2 linear feet)
Governing access note
Original diaries are condition restricted;
Immediate source of acquisition
Margaret C. Clayton and Phyllis C. Southwick.
Jurisdiction note
permission to use items must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Ownership
Donated by Margaret C. Clayton and Phyllis C. Southwick.
Recording technique
handwritten
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn924371141
Terms governing use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Emmeline B. Wells diaries must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

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