Ada Pearl Boren diaries

Ada Pearl Boren diaries

Dates: 1928-1935

Handwritten diaries, one letter received, and lists. The journal entries start on 16 Feb. 1928 and go to 3 Sept. 1935. The lists record titles of movies Boren saw and the names of boys she dated. The letter is a love letter signed by "Charlie." The diary is primarily about Boren's social life.

  • Extent: 1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Boren, Ada Pearl, 1914
  • Call Number: MSS 1676
  • 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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It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Diaries 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 1676; Ada Pearl Boren diaries; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 1676, LTPSC.
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Subject Terms
Boren, Ada Pearl, 1914---Diaries; Home and Family; Mormon women--Utah--Saint George--History--Sources; Saint George (Utah)--History--Sources; Social Life and Customs
Genre / Form
Diaries; Lists
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
Boren (Ada Pearl) diaries
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Finding aid prepared by Megan Furcini
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This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-07-08T11:40-0600
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Biographical History

Mormon woman in St. George, Utah.

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Curator - 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts