Vilate Elliott diaries

Vilate Elliott diaries

Dates: 1899-1925

Handwritten diaries. The earliest journal was kept from 1899 to 1900 when Elliott went from Provo, Utah to Bluff, Utah to teach school. She writes about school events, illnesses, and her selling of magazine subscriptions. The later journal was kept from 1924 to 1925 and describes Elliott's European tour.

  • Extent: 2 v. (1 linear inch)
  • Creator: Elliott, Vilate
  • Call Number: MSS 282
  • 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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It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Diaries 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 282; Vilate Elliott diaries; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 282, LTPSC.
Subject Terms
Elliott, Vilate--Diaries; Bluff (Utah)--History; Education; Europe--Description and travel; Student Life; Teachers--Utah--History; Women--Utah--History--Sources
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19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
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Elliott (Vilate) diaries
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Finding aid prepared by Megan Furcini
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This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-12-29T04:10-0700
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Biographical History

Woman from Provo, Utah.

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