Margaret McNeil Ballard autobiography

Margaret McNeil Ballard autobiography

Dates: 1910

Typewritten copy of an autobiography. Ballard writes about her early life in Scotland as a Mormon, her migration to the United States in 1856 and her subsequent migration to Utah in 1859, and her life as a polygamous wife in Logan, Utah. Ballard also tells about encounters with Indians while coming to Utah, and when she was living in Logan.

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.2 linear ft.) : (59 p.)
  • Creator: Ballard, Margaret McNeil, 1846-1918
  • Call Number: MSS 484
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602;
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
Languages and Scripts
Materials are in English.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Margaret McNeil Ballard autobiography 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 484; Margaret McNeil Ballard autobiography; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 484, LTPSC.
Subject Terms
Logan (Utah)--History; Mormon pioneers--History; Dakota Indians--History; Immigration and American Expansion; Pioneers; Mormon women--Utah--Logan--History; Mormons--History; Mormon women--Scotland--History; Polygamy--Religious aspects--Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--History; Indians of North America--Utah--History; Mormons--Utah--Logan--History; Ballard, Margaret McNeil, 1846-1918
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Appraisal Information
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
Finding Aid ID Number
Finding Aid Title
Margaret McNeil Ballard autobiography
Finding Aid Author
Rose Frank
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on 2016-01-05 15:24:14 -0700.
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Biographical Info:

Biographical / Historical

Mormon woman from Scotland.

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