Ruth May Fox scrapbook

Ruth May Fox scrapbook

Dates: 1953

A scrapbook of cards Ruth May Fox received for her 100th birthday from several stakes and wards of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Fox organized her cards by color and by illlustration.

  • Extent: 1 oversize box (0.5 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Fox, Ruth May, 1853-1958
  • Call Number: MSS 6148
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th 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 Ruth May Fox scrapbook 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 6148; Ruth May Fox scrapbook; 20th Century Western and Mormon Americana; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 6148, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Acquisition Information
Related Material
The Harold B. Lee Library contains other materials written by and about Ruth May Fox.
Subject Terms
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; Birthday cards; Suffrage--Utah--History
Genre / Form
Processing Information
Processed; H. Christine Swindler and John M. Murphy; 1 May 2008.
Appraisal Information
20th Century Western and Mormon Americana. This scrapbook was put together by a Utah suffragist and prominent leader of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Finding Aid ID Number
Finding Aid Title
Fox (Ruth May) scrapbook
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by H. Christine Swindler
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2011-04-14T10:13-0600
Finding Aid Language
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Ruth May Fox was a women's suffragist, the president of the Young Women's Mutual Improvement Association of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (1929-1937), author of Latter-day Saint hymn "Carry On" and a mother to twelve children.

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Curator - 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts