Elizabeth Albertia Adams Bennett papers

Elizabeth Albertia Adams Bennett papers

Dates: 1919-1997

Elizabeth Albertia Adams Bennett's diaries, correspondence she received and sent, family history research notes, publications and materials and other ephemera, 1919-1997.

  • Extent: 1 oversize folder (0.1 linear ft.). -- 5 boxes (2.5 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Bennett, Elizabeth Albertia Adams, 1899-1986
  • Call Number: MSS 6100
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84606; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
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The collection is divided into four series: 1. Elizabeth Albertia Adams Bennett diaries, 1921-1979 (arranged chronologically); 2. Elizabeth Albertia Adams Bennett family history research materials, 1893-1997; 3. Elizabeth Albertia Adams Bennett letters, 1919-1980; 4. Elizabeth Albertia Adams Bennett ephemera, 1971.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the Elizabeth Albertia Adams Bennett 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 6100; Elizabeth Albertia Adams Bennett papers; 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 6100, LTPSC.
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Acquisition Information
Subject Terms
Bennett, Elizabeth Albertia Adams, 1899-1986--Archives; Home and Family; Social Life and Customs
Genre / Form
Personal papers
Processing Information
Processed; Karen Glenn; 4 May 2009.
Appraisal Information
LDS cultural, social, and religious history (Collection development policy of 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts, August 2007).
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Finding Aid Title
Bennett (Elizabeth Albertia Adams) papers
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Karen Glenn, student processor, and John Murphy, curator
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2011-04-29T11:44-0600
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Biographical History

Elizabeth Albertia Adams Bennett (1899-1986) was an active family history researcher and captain of the Daughters of the Utah Pioneers.

Elizabeth Albertia Adams Bennett was born July 7, 1899 to Albert John Adams and Ada Jane Mellor Adams in Alpine, Utah. She was raised in Alpine and later worked in Provo, Utah, and Salt Lake City, Utah. She was a captain of the Daughters of the Utah Pioneers for eight years. She married Silas Blaine Bennett, May 14, 1925 in Provo. He passed away February 21, 1958. Together they had 4 children and 2 step-children. She was very active in family history research. She died April 16, 1986 in Lehi, Utah.

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