Martha Sonntag Bradley research papers

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Martha Sonntag Bradley research papers

Dates: bulk 1970-2002, 1836-2002

Collection includes research materials created or acquired by Martha Sonntag Bradley for use in her publications: Pedestals & Podiums: Utah Women, Religious Authority & Equal Rights and Four Zinas: A Story of Mothers and Daughters on the Mormon Frontier. It also includes many documents pertaining to the International Women's Year, and the Equal Rights Amendment. These all discuss equal rights for women, the Mormon church and feminism, and the conference itself.

  • Extent: 29 boxes (14.5 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Sonntag, Martha Bradley
  • Call Number: MSS 3192
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84606;
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
Languages and Scripts
Materials are in English.
The collection contains two archival series: I. Martha Sonntag Bradley research papers for International Women's Year, 1970–2002. II. Martha Sonntag Bradley research papers for Four Zinas, 1836–1975.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the Martha Sonntag Bradley research 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 3192; Martha Sonntag Bradley research papers; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 3192, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by the creator, Martha Sonntag Bradley.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Martha Sonntag Bradley.
Other Finding Aids
A more detailed finding aid is available in the repository upon request.
Subject Terms
Sonntag, Martha Bradley--Archives; Equal rights amendments--United States--History--Sources; Feminism--Religious aspects--Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; International Women's Year, 1975; Mormon women--Utah; Politics, Government, and Law; Women's rights--Utah--History
Genre / Form
Papers (Document genres)
Appraisal Information
LDS, Utah, and Western American women (20th century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.V, 2007).
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Finding Aid Title
Bradley (Martha Sonntag) research papers
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Rachel Anne Givens, Student, and John Murphy, curator
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2012-05-02T12:32-0600
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Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Martha Sonntag Bradley (born 1951) is a professor in the College of Architecture and Planning at the University of Utah.

Born 1951 in Salt Lake City, Utah, Martha Sonntag Bradley is a professor in the College of Architecture and Planning at the University of Utah, in Salt Lake City, Utah. She taught previously in the history department at Brigham Young University where she received the Distinguished Teaching Award. She has served as president of the Mormon History Association and co-editor of Dialogue: A Journal of Mormon Thought. She has published many journal articles and books, including Pedestals & Podiums: Utah Women, Religious Authority & Equal Rights.

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Curator - 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts