Mary Ellen Owens Bradshaw papers

Mary Ellen Owens Bradshaw papers

Dates: 1888-1957

The Mary Ellen Owens Bradshaw papers contain various materials including family group sheets, biographies, journals, photographs, newspaper clippings, magazines, and family letters.

  • Extent: 4 folders (0.3 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Bradshaw, Mary Ellen Owens, 1864-1919
  • Call Number: MSS 5899
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84606;
  • 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 the Mary Ellen Owens Bradshaw 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 5899; Mary Ellen Owens Bradshaw papers; 19th and 20th Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 5899, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by Carol Bradshaw Sampson in 1992.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Carol Bradshaw Sampson; 1992.
Other Finding Aids
More detailed finding aid available in repository upon request.
Related Material
Biographical sketches of John W. McLaws, Ellen Elsie Bradshaw McLaws, Mary Ellen Owens Bradshaw, Horace Burr Owens, Sally Ann Layne Owens; BX 8670.M82 vol. 1.
Subject Terms
Bradshaw, Mary Ellen Owens, 1864-1919--Archives; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; Home and Family; Social Life and Customs; Woodruff (Ariz.)--History
Genre / Form
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); Diaries; Family histories; Letters; Photographs
Processing Information
Processed; Elizabeth Ballif, student processor, and John Murphy, curator; 2009.
Appraisal Information
LDS, Utah, and Western American women (19th and 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy 5.V, August 2007).
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Finding Aid Title
Bradshaw (Mary Ellen Owens) papers
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Elizabeth Ballif, student processor, and John Murphy, curator
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2011-06-27T11:21-0600
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Biographical History

Mary Ellen Owens Bradshaw was born 14 July 1864 in Fillmore, Utah to Horace Burr Owens and Sally Ann Layne. On 12 October 1881, she married Edward Elsey Bradshaw. They had 17 children. On 7 February 1919, Mary Ellen Owens Bradshaw died in Hurricane, Utah.

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Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts