Norma Ruth Palmer Blankenagel collection

Norma Ruth Palmer Blankenagel collection

Dates: 1929-2014, 1929-1945

Contains the journals and a scrapbook of the Palmer family and their ancestors. Includes an electronic copy of the journals of Moroni Palmer, who served as a mission president for the LDS church, as well as other various Palmer family histories. Materials dated 1929-2014.

  • Extent: 2 boxes (1 linear ft.). -- 1 folder (0.01 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Blankenagel, Norma Palmer
  • Call Number: MSS 3961
  • 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 Norma Ruth Palmer Blankenagel collection 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 3961; Norma Ruth Palmer Blankenagel collection; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 3961, LTPSC.
Custodial History
These items were donated to Special Collections by Norma Ruth Palmer Blankenagel in 2007. Addendum donated by Norma Ruth Palmer Blankenagel in 2014.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Norma Ruth Palmer Blankenagel; 2007. Donated; Norma Ruth Palmer Blankenagel; 2014.
Related Material
These items are part of the 20th and 21st Century Western and Mormon Americana Archives.
Subject Terms
Alberta; Utah; Material Types; Blankenagel, Norma Palmer
Genre / Form
Diaries; Scrapbooks
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
Blankenagel (Norma Ruth Palmer) collection
Finding Aid Author
Garrett Schroath
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on 2015-09-17 14:03:27 -0600.
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Biographical Info:

Biographical / Historical

Norma Ruth Palmer Blankenagel (1930-) is a family historian and genealogist.

Norma Ruth Palmer was born July 2, 1930, in Raymond, Alberta, Canada, to Arlo Veslin Palmer and Zina Pearl Heninger. After attending Glendale Junior College in California for one year, she transferred to Brigham Young University. She married Harvey Blankenagel on September 17, 1951, in a civil marriage in Rosemary, Alberta, Canada. Norma and Harvey Blankenagel had five children and lived most of their lives in Moab, Utah, where Norma taught school.

Blankenagel currently resides in Southern Utah.

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