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Mabel Shirk and Montrue Grey Larkin diaries and a biography

Mabel Shirk and Montrue Grey Larkin diaries and a biography

Dates: 1918-1976

Handwritten diaries for the years 1918 to 1939 with many gaps. Also included is a biography of Mabel Shirk Larkin by Montrue Grey Larkin. Mabel Larkin was a Methodist who converted to Mormonism in 1905. Her diaries tell about her family and private life in Ogden and in Snowville, Utah.

  • Extent: 13 items (0.5 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Larkin, Mabel Shirk, 1886-1948. -- Larkin, Montrue Grey
  • Call Number: MSS 1703
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th 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 Diaries and a biography 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 1703; Diaries and a biography; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 1703, LTPSC.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Montrue Larkin; 1977.
Subject Terms
Larkin, Mabel Shirk, 1886-1948; Home and Family; Material Types; Mormon women--Utah--History--Sources; Ogden (Utah)--History--Sources; Snowville (Utah)--History--Sources; Social Life and Customs
Genre / Form
Biography; Diaries
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
Larkin (Mabel Shirk and Montrue Grey) diaries and a biography
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Garrett Schroath
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2012-02-01T09:50-0700
Finding Aid Language
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Mormon woman who converted from Methodism.

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Curator - 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts