Evelyn Jorgensen autobiography

Evelyn Jorgensen autobiography

Dates: 2000

Typed autobiography. Jorgensen talks about growing up and about her association with the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She also tells about her service at the LDS Hospital in Salt Lake City, Utah, during World War II. She married Vernon F. Jorgensen in 1947.

  • Extent: 1 item (8 p.)
  • Creator: Jorgensen, Evelyn. -- Nurses at War
  • Call Number: MSS 2688
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • 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 Autobiography 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 2688; Evelyn Jorgensen autobiography; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 2688, LTPSC.
Custodial History
This item was donated to Special Collections by Patricia Rushton.
Subject Terms
LDS Hospital; Military; Mormon women--Biography; Nurses--United States--Biography; Politics, Government, and Law; Salt Lake City (Utah)--History--Sources; World War, 1939-1945--Medical care
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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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Jorgensen (Evelyn) autobiography
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Finding aid prepared by Rose Frank
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This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2012-11-14T09:37-0700
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Biographical/Historical note

Jorgensen served as a cadet in the nurse corps from 1943 to 1946.

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Curator - 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts