• Home
  • MSS 5951
  • Robert Stacy and Alice M. Edwards Lindsay papers

Robert Stacy and Alice M. Edwards Lindsay papers

Robert Stacy and Alice M. Edwards Lindsay papers

Dates: 1890-1948

The collection includes journals, ledgers, photographs and ephemera. The journals documenting work and family life, activity in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and involvement in the Midvale, Utah community.

  • Extent: 5 boxes (2.5 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Lindsay, Alice M. Edwards. -- Lindsay, Robert Stacey, 1872-1948
  • Call Number: MSS 5951
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
Languages and Scripts
The collection is divided into two series: I. Robert Stacey Lindsay records and papers, 1890-1948; II. Alice M. Edwards Lindsay journal, 1932-1933.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Robert Stacy Lindsay and Alice M. Edwards Lindsay journals and family 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 5951; Robert Stacy Lindsay and Alice M. Edwards Lindsay journals and family papers; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 5951, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by Marissa Johnson, great-granddaughter of Robert S. Lindsay.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Marissa Johnson.
Other Finding Aids
A more detailed finding aid is available at the repository.
Subject Terms
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--Utah--Midvale; Material Types; Midvale (Utah); Mines and mineral resources--Utah--History; Mormon families; Mormons--Utah
Genre / Form
Account books; Diaries; Photographs; Printed ephemera
Processing Information
Processed; Jordan E. Smith, student manuscript processor; 2008.
Appraisal Information
19th Century Mormon and Western Manuscripts.
Finding Aid ID Number
Finding Aid Title
Lindsay (Robert Stacy and Alice M. Edwards) papers
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by John M. Murphy, curator
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-07-08T12:06-0600
Finding Aid Language
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Robert Stacy Lindsay (1872-1948) was elected mayor of Midvale from 1920-1921. He worked in mills and concentration camps.

Robert Stacy Lindsay was born on February 8, 1872, in Heber, Utah. On December 21, 1899, Robert S. Lindsay married Alice M. Edwards in the Salt Lake Temple. He lived in Park City for a number of years where he worked with the Marsac mill and later the Daily West mill. Later, he was transferred to Midvale to work at the concentration plant. Robert S. Lindsay was elected Mayor of Midvale from 1920 to 1921. Robert Lindsay had seven daughters: Francis, Cora, Fern, Roberta, Emogene (Emma Jean), Clarissa, and Cleo. Robert S. Lindsay died at age 76 on March 17, 1948, in a Salt Lake hospital.

Biographical History

Alice Matilda Edwards was born on April 15, 1879, in Mill Creek, Salt Lake, Utah, to Phillip Edwards and Mary Ann Simmons. She married Robert Stacy Lindsay in the Salt Lake Temple on December 21, 1899. She died on July 27, 1953, in West Jordan, Utah.

comments powered by Disqus

Site Navigation

Search this Collection

Collection Arrangement

Yellow highlight indicates current location in collection description

Series I in MSS 5951

Print View

Help with this Collection

Ask us a Question

Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts