Mary Andrus papers

Mary Andrus papers

Dates: 1902-1975

Collection contains an autobiography, certificates, family history, legal documents, letters, photographs, talks and tributes. Also includes material relating to the Latter-day Saint Church Spanish Fork, Utah 1st Ward Young Ladies Mutual Improvement Association, 5th Ward Relief Society, Spanish Fork Public Library, the Icelandic Association, and Alma Archibald Andrus' journal (1909-1968).

  • Extent: 1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Andrus, Mary, 1890-1975
  • Call Number: MSS 1462
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602;
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research. Pencil sketches. Condition restricted; permission to use items must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services.
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Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Mary Andrus papers 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 1462; Mary Andrus papers; 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 1462, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by Ruth H. Lewis and Phyllis H. Ashley in 1975.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Ruth H. Lewis and Phyllis H. Ashley; 1975.
Other Finding Aids
File-level inventory available online.
Subject Terms
Andrus, Alma A. (Alma Archibald), 1884-1973; Andrus, Alma A. (Alma Archibald), 1884-1973--Diaries; Higgins family; Icelandic Association of Utah--History; Relief Society (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints); Religion; Correspondence; Family histories; Libraries--Utah--Spanish Fork--History; Material Types; Mormon women--Utah--Spanish Fork--History; Mormonism (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints); Spanish Fork (Utah)--History
Genre / Form
Autobiographies; Certificates; Diaries; Letters
Appraisal Information
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).
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Finding Aid Title
Andrus (Mary) papers
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Morgan Crockett
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-08-05T10:11-0600
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Biographical History

Mary Higginson Andrus (1890-1975) was a librarian in Spanish Fork, Utah.

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Curator - 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts