Abram and Sadie Dalley journals

Abram and Sadie Dalley journals

Dates: 1978-2004

Collection includes the journals of both Abram F. Dalley and Sadie Buttars Dalley between 1978 and 2004. The journals include descriptions of the writers' personal thoughts and daily activities, including a desciption of their missionary service to South Carolina. Some of the journals include indexes and some greeting cards.

  • Extent: 4 boxes (2 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Dalley, Abram F. (Abram Fitzgerald), 1911-200. -- Dalley, Sadie, 1911-2004
  • Call Number: MSS 3155
  • 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.
Languages and Scripts
English
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Abram and Sadie Dalley journals 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 3155; Abram and Sadie Dalley journals; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 3155, LTPSC.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Denise Roylance.
Other Finding Aids
File-level inventory available online. http://files.lib.byu.edu/ead/XML/MSS3155.xml
Subject Terms
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--Missions--South Carolina--History--Sources; American Fork (Utah)--History--Sources; Religion; Missions and Missionaries; Mormonism (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints); Mormon families--History--Sources; Mormon missionaries--South Carolina--Diaries; Older people in missionary work--Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--History--Sources; Older people--Family relationships--History--Sources; Older people--Religious life--History--Sources
Genre / Form
Diaries; Older people's writings
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).
Finding Aid ID Number
UPB_MSS3155
Finding Aid Title
Dalley (Abram and Sadie) journals
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Andrea Wyss
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-07-08T11:38-0600
Finding Aid Language
English
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Abram F. Dalley (1911-2000) was born in Whitney, Franklin, Idaho, to Abram Fitzgerald Dalley and Stella Altana Wilcox. He married Sadie Buttars Dalley on September 23, 1930, in the Logan, Utah Temple of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Over the course of his life they lived in Dayton, Idaho; Roberts, Idaho; and American Fork, Utah. Abram Dalley worked as a farmer and later as an insurance agent. He and his wife Sadie Buttars Dalley were the parents of ten children. He died December 20, 2000, in American Fork, Utah.

Biographical History

Sadie Buttars Dalley (1911-2004) was born in Clarkston, Cache, Utah, to Maude and David Buttars. She married Abram Fitzgerald Dalley on September 23, 1930, in the Logan, Utah Temple of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Over the course of her life she lived in Dayton, Idaho; Roberts, Idaho; and American Fork, Utah. Active in the LDS Church she served in a variety of Church callings, including: the Primary program, the Relief Society program, and the Sunday School program. She enjoyed genealogy and worked as an extraction worker. From 1980 to 1981 she and her husband served a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to the Columbia, South Carolina Mission. Sadie Buttars Dalley died December 4, 2004, in St. George, Utah.



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