Della Hurst Brady diaries

Della Hurst Brady diaries

Dates: 1958-1967

Photocopies of handwritten diaries. The items were placed in plastic bindings. Della writes about her daily activities and her association with friends and family.

  • Extent: 7 v. (0.5 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Brady, Della Hurst, 1896-1967
  • Call Number: MSS 3071
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602;
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public use. The collection may be photocopied. All publication rights are retained by the donor.
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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 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 3071; Della Hurst Brady diaries; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 3071, LTPSC.
Custodial History
These materials were donated to the office of Special Collections in 2004 by Albert Winkler, a grandson of Della Hurst Brady.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Albert Winkler; 2004.
Subject Terms
Brady, Della Hurst, 1896-1967--Diaries; Brady, Sidney Alphonso, 1892-1989; Winkler, Leota Brady, 1917-2013; Fairview (Utah)--History; Home and Family; Material Types; Mormon women--Utah--Fairview; Social Life and Customs
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Appraisal Information
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
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Finding Aid Title
Brady (Della Hurst) diaries
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Finding aid prepared by Garrett Schroath
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This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-01-05T04:15-0700
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Biographical History

Della Hurst was born in Colonia Dublan, Mexico, in the Mormon colony. She came to the United States at age 16 fleeing from the revolution in Mexico. She married Sidney Brady in 1916 and had eight children which survived to adulthood. One son died at an early age. Her oldest child was Leota Brady. Della lived her adult life in Fairview, Utah. She died in 1967 from the effects of cancer.

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Curator - 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts