Elizabeth Souter diaries

Elizabeth Souter diaries

Dates: 1940-1973

Series contains diaries written by Souter between 1940 and 1971. Includes descriptions of her activities and community service in Utah.

  • Extent: 1 folder. -- 4 boxes
  • Creator: Souter, Elizabeth, 1889-1976
  • Call Number: MSS 2037 Series 3
  • 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.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the Elizabeth Souter papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Elizabeth Souter diaries; MSS 2037; Elizabeth Souter papers; 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/
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Inventory available in repository.
Subject Terms
Souter, Elizabeth, 1889-1976--Diaries; Mormon women--Utah--Diaries
Genre / Form
Diaries
Finding Aid ID Number
UPB_MSS2037
Finding Aid Title
Souter (Elizabeth) papers
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Katie Connors, student processor, and John Murphy, curator,
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2011-03-03T12:03-0700
Finding Aid Language
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Elizabeth Souter (1889-1976) was an English American missionary and philanthropist in Utah.

Elizabeth Souter was born April 10, 1889 in Liverpool, England. She served a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from 1923 to 1925 in the Northern States Mission. In 1937 Elizabeth served as president of the Young Women's Mutual Improvement Association (YWMIA) of the Utah Stake, which comprised of Provo and Orem areas. In 1948 Elizabeth was called to serve as a missionary in the British Mission. She traveled to and from the United States to England many times throughout her life. She was involved with philanthropic work in Provo, Utah, and with a variety of clubs and organizations involving women's issues. She also provided activities and programs for the youth of Utah County. She passed away on February 19, 1976 in Provo, Utah.



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