Marylee Mitcham papers

Marylee Mitcham papers

Dates: 1943-2010

Includes correspondence between Mitcham and publishers and friends, photographs of her, and newspaper clippings of her achievements. Also includes books and drafts of books, such as Blacktime Song by Rosalie Wolfe, compiled by Marylee Mitcham. Dated 1943-2010.

  • Extent: 15 boxes (7.5 linear ft.). -- 3 oversize folders (1.35 linear ft.). -- 1 carton (1 linear ft.). -- 2 folders (0.2 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Mitcham, Marylee
  • Call Number: MSS 2771
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602;
  • Access Restrictions: Donor restricted; permission to use materials must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services.
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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 Marylee Mitcham 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 2771; Marylee Mitcham papers; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 2771, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by Marylee Mitcham in 2003.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Marylee Mitcham; 2003.
Subject Terms
Mormon women; Peace movements--United States; American literature--20th century--Mormon authors; Acupuncture; Nursing; Publications; Mitcham, Marylee; Mitcham, Carl; Mitcham, Marylee--Archives; Mitcham, Carl--Archives; Daniels family--Archives
Genre / Form
Manuscripts, American; Letters; Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); Photographs
Processing Information
Processed; Garrett Schroath, student manuscripts processor, and John M. Murphy, curator; 2011. Additional two folders processed; Kelsey Samuelsen, student manuscripts processor, and John M. Murphy, curator; 2013. Material added and finding aid updated; Margaret Weddle, student manuscript processor, and John M. Murphy, curator; 2015.
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). Mitcham is a Latter-day Saint author.
Finding Aid ID Number
Finding Aid Title
Mitcham (Marylee) papers
Finding Aid Author
Garrett Schroath
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on 2015-04-22 11:23:48 -0600.
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Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Marylee Mitcham (born 1943) is a Mormon author in Colorado.

Marylee Daniel was born April 4, 1943 in Atlanta, Georgia. She is the only child of Phyllis Robinson Daniel and Hugh McCall Daniel. She married Carl Mitcham on March 26, 1965, and they had four children. She also attended the University of Colorado at Boulder, graduating in English literature in 1967. A member of the Catholic Church, she and her husband lived in a small religious community in Kentucky between 1972 and 1982. During this time she began writing short stories, articles, poems, and book reviews, and in 1976 published An Accidental Monk : Her Domestic Search for God. She became a registered nurse and later an acupuncturist. In 1989 she joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She and her husband moved to Colorado in 1999, where they currently reside.

Biographical History

Carl Mitcham (born 1941) is an author and humanities educator in Colorado.

Carl Mitcham was born September 20, 1941 in Dallas, Texas to J. T. Mitcham and Betty Clapp. He married Marylee Daniel on March 26, 1965, and they had four children. Mitcham pursued his education at the University of Colorado, receiving his bachelor's degree in 1966 and a masters in 1969. He later earned a Ph.D. from Fordham University in 1988.

Mitcham taught at a number of institutions during the course of his career, including Berea College (1970-1972), St. Catherine College (1972-1982), Brooklyn Polytechnic University (1982-1989), and Pennsylvania State University (1989-1999). In 1999 he took a position at the Colorado School of Mines, where he has been involved in issues surrounding the ethics of technology. He also serves as a faculty affiliate with Center for Science and Technology Policy Research, as Hans Jonas chair of European Graduate School in Saas Fee, Switzerland, and co-founded New Directions: Science, Humanities, Policy.

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