Sylvia Worsley Dixon literary papers

Sylvia Worsley Dixon literary papers

Dates: 1955-1979

The collection includes typescripts and holographs of free-form poems and lyrics written by Dixon for various friends, relatives, and theatrical productions.

  • Extent: 1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Dixon, Sylvia Worsley, 1913-1979
  • Call Number: MSS 1495
  • 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.
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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 Sylvia Worsley Dixon literary 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 1495; Sylvia Worsley Dixon literary papers; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 1495, LTPSC.
Other Finding Aids
File-level inventory available online.
Subject Terms
Dixon, Sylvia Worsley, 1913-1979--Poetry; Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences; Fine Arts; Mormons--Drama; Mormons--Poetry
Genre / Form
American poetry--19th century; Prose poems, American
Appraisal Information
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).
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Finding Aid Title
Dixon (Sylvia Worsley) literary papers
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Megan Furcini
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-10-07T15:13-0600
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Biographical History

Mormon poetess and lyricist.

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Curator - 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts