Leona Manwaring autobiography and diary

Leona Manwaring autobiography and diary

Dates: circa 1879 - 1940

Photocopy of typescripts of an autobiography, a biography, and a diary. Leona Manwaring writes about her life as a Mormon woman in Utah including an encounter with a Ute Indian. Also included is a biography of her husband, David Manwaring (1862-1912). With the collection is a diary of Lydia Badger Remington from September 1879 to June 1880. Remington writes about her journey from Cache Valley, Utah, to the Green River settlement near Vernal, Utah, and the problems with the crops the next spring.

  • Extent: 3 items (15 p.)(0.04 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Manwaring, Leona, 1867-1950
  • Call Number: MSS 1242
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84606; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
Languages and Scripts
Materials are in English.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Autobiography and diary must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS 1242; Autobiography and diary; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 1242, LTPSC.
Subject Terms
Manwaring, David, 1862-1912; Manwaring, Leona, 1867-1950; Remington, Lydia Badger, 1831-1906; Home and Family; Mormon women--Utah--History--Sources; Mormons--Utah--History--Sources; Social Life and Customs; Ute Indians--History--Sources
Genre / Form
Autobiographies; Biography; Diaries
Appraisal Information
LDS, Utah, and Western American women (19th century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.V, 2007).
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Finding Aid Title
Manwaring (Leona) autobiography and diary
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Benjamin Sipes
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2011-11-02T12:58-0600
Finding Aid Language
Biographical Info:

Historical note

Mormon woman.

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Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts