Betty June Done papers

Betty June Done papers

Dates: 1925-1990

Collection includes Done's personal copy of the book Message of the stars, as well as some papers about horoscopes.

  • Extent: 2 folders (0.25 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Done, Betty June, 1925-1990
  • Call Number: MSS 3879
  • 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 research.
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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 Betty June Done 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 3879; Betty June Done papers; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 3879, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Prior to donation the items were held by donor's mother, who worked with Betty Done at the Utah State Mental Hospital.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Earl and Charlene Butler.
Subject Terms
Astrologers--Utah--History; Astrology; City and Town Life; Social Life and Customs
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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
Done (Betty June) papers
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Rose Frank
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-02-23T04:09-0700
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Biographical/Historical note

Betty June Done (1925-1990) was born in Alameda, California, to Willard Vivian and Alice June Kimball Done. She worked at the Utah State Mental Hospital, Provo, Utah between 1980 and 1990, and practiced astrology and horoscope reading. She died on 23 April 1990, after being stabbed by one of the hospital patients. She also was the great-granddaughter of Heber Chase Kimball, an early apostle of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

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Curator - 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts