Emily M. Carlisle family papers

Emily M. Carlisle family papers

Dates: 1894-1957

The collection consists of correspondence, invitations, daybooks, planners, deeds, checks, receipts, traveling pamphlets, postcards, newspaper clippings, graduation and wedding announcements, and photographs. Collection contains mostly the correspondence of Emily Carlisle (Mrs. H.C. Carlisle), especially between Emily and her daughter Isabelle, 1894-1957.

  • Extent: 2 cartons (2 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Carlisle, Emily M. (Emily McDonald), 1886-1975
  • Call Number: MSS 6071
  • 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.
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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 Carlisle 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 6071; Carlisle family papers; 19th Century Western and Mormon Americana ; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 6071, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Purchased from Peter Crawley in 1987.
Acquisition Information
Purchased; Peter Crawley; 1987
Separated Material
Separated from other materials purchased from Peter Crawley in 1987.
Subject Terms
Carlisle family; Carlisle, Emily M. (Emily McDonald), 1886-1975--Archives; Carlisle, Isabelle, 1925-2000--Correspondence; Home and Family; Social Life and Customs
Genre / Form
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); Letters; Pamphlets; Photographs
Processing Information
Processed; Melissa Cowles, student processor and John Murphy, curator; 2008.
Appraisal Information
19th Century Mormon and Western Manuscripts.
Finding Aid ID Number
Finding Aid Title
Carlisle (Emily M.) family papers
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Melissa Cowles, student processor and John Murphy, curator
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-05-18T04:01-0600
Finding Aid Language
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

The Carlisle family consists of Emily Stevenson McDonald Carlisle who married Harvey Cartwright Carlisle. They had two children, Isabelle and Frank.

Emily Stevenson McDonald Carlisle was born on 6 September 1886 in Holladay, Salt Lake, Utah to Francis McDonald and Emily Rozella Stevenson. She married Harvey Cartwright Carlisle on 19 July 1923 in Salt Lake City. She had two children, Isabelle and Frank. She died 24 January 1975 in San Luis Obispo, California.

Biographical History

Isabelle Carlisle was born on 9 August 1925 in Salt Lake City, Utah to Harvey Cartwright Carlisle and Emily Stevenson McDonald. She married Grant Packard on 15 August 1955 in Salt Lake City, Utah. She died 18 July 2000 in San Luis Obispo, California. Based on the correspondence in the collection, Isabelle spent time abroad, as letters to her mother and brother are from various states and European countries in the early 1950s.

Biographical History

Frank McDonald Carlisle was born 12 March 1927 in Salt Lake City, Utah to Harvey Cartwright Carlisle and Emily Stevenson McDonald. He died 27 June 1987 in New York. From the correspondence it seems that he worked as a teacher.

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Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts