Alma Helaman Hale collection

Alma Helaman Hale collection

Dates: 1891-1909

The collection contains the journal of Alma Helaman Hale, Jr., January 1, 1891 - August 28, 1909; newspaper clippings and documents; and draft of Alma H. Hale, Jr. material. Alma Helaman Hale, Jr. life and travels; spiritual manifestations; and early 20th century Utah history.

  • Extent: 1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Hale, Alma Helaman, 1857-1938
  • Call Number: MSS 2084
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th 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 Alma Helaman Hale collection 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 2084; Alma Helaman Hale collection; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 2084, LTPSC.
Custodial History
The collection was donated to the Brigham Young University Library on 8 December 1997. Melinda South, a great-granddaughter of the creator of the collection.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Melinda South.
Other Finding Aids
Item-level inventory available online.
Subject Terms
Hale, Alma Helaman, 1857-1938; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; Religion; Grantsville (Utah); Ireland; Logan (Utah); Preston (Idaho); Salt Lake City (Utah)
Genre / Form
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); Diaries
Appraisal Information
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
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Finding Aid Title
Hale (Alma Helaman) collection
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Rose Frank
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-07-08T12:29-0600
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Biographical/Historical note

Alma Helaman Hale, Jr, born June 11, 1857, in Grantsville, Tooele County, Utah to Alma Helaman Hale and Sarah Elizabeth Walker. Served a mission to the British Isles leaving in 1889. Married Elizabeth Presinda Hendericks; had ten children with her. Died April 9, 1938.

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