Moana Bennett papers

Moana Bennett papers

Dates: 1950-1981

Collection of personal papers and production materials from Moana Bennett. Includes material concerning the play Because of Elizabeth and other plays.

  • Extent: 2 folders (1 linear ft.). -- 2 boxes (1 linear ft.). -- 10 cartons (15 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Bennett, Moana B.
  • Call Number: MSS 3739
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602;
  • Access Restrictions: Preliminarily processed; 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 Moana Bennett 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 3739; Moana Bennett papers; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 3739, LTPSC.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Moana B. Bennett.
Other Finding Aids
Box-level inventory available online.
Subject Terms
Bennett, Moana B.--Archives; Relief Society (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints)--History--20th century--Sources; Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences; Drama--20th century; Mormon women--Religious life--History--Sources; Nauvoo (Ill.)--History--20th century--Sources; Performing Arts; Theater--Production and direction--Utah--History--Sources
Genre / Form
Audiocassettes; Audiotapes; Manuscripts; Newspapers; Photographs; Programs
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).
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Finding Aid Title
Bennett (Moana) papers
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Megan Furcini
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-07-19T13:53-0600
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Biographical History

Moana Bennett wrote the book and stage show Because of Elizabeth, which concerned women's role in the history of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She provided service on the general board of the YWMIA (Young Women's Mutual Improvement Association).

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John Murphy
Curator - 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts