Susan Elizabeth Redd Butler papers

Susan Elizabeth Redd Butler papers

Dates: 1893-1977

Correspondence, autobiographies, diaries, biographies, newspaper clippings, and school compositions. The correspondence, biographies, and diaries relate to Susan's family and parents. Many of the items relate to Mormon polygamy and to Butler's school career. Also included is a biography and biographical materials of Butler's father, Lemuel Hardison Redd.

  • Extent: 2 boxes (1 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Butler, Susan Elizabeth Redd, 1880-1977
  • Call Number: MSS 1739
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84606;
  • 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 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 1739; Papers; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 1739, LTPSC.
Subject Terms
Redd family; Redd, Lemuel Hardison, 1836-1910; Home and Family; Mesa (Ariz.)--History--Sources; Mormon women--Arizona--Mesa--History--Sources; Mormon women--Mexico--History--Sources; Mormon women--Utah--New Harmony--History--Sources; Mormons--Mexico--History--Sources; Mormons--Utah--New Harmony--History--Sources; New Harmony (Utah)--History--Sources; Polygamy--Mexico--History--Sources; Polygamy--Religious aspects--Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--History--Sources; Polygamy--Utah--History--Sources; Social Life and Customs
Genre / Form
Autobiographies; Biography; Diaries; Letters; Newspapers
Appraisal Information
LDS, Utah, and Western American women (20th century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.V, 2007).
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Finding Aid Title
Butler (Susan Elizabeth Redd) papers
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Andrea Wyss
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2012-02-06T12:19-0700
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Biographical History

Mormon woman who was raised in New Harmony, Utah, and later lived in Juarez, Mexico, and in Mesa, Arizona.

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Curator - 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts