Eliza Avery Clark autobiography

Eliza Avery Clark autobiography

Dates: 1952

Eliza Avery Clark wrote her captivating autobiography in the year 1952 which recounts her life story from the time she was born in Farmington, Utah in 1882 until 1952. She was married to Abraham Owen Woodruff, a member of the quorum of the twelve apostles, in 1900 until his death in 1904. She later married George Cannon Lambert Jr. in 1914. The autobiography relates memories of childhood, attendance at Brigham Young College, her courtships, and the lives of her children.

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.2 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Lambert, Eliza Avery Clark Woodruff, b. 1882
  • Call Number: MSS 6211
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th 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 Eliza Avery Clark autobiography 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 6211; Eliza Avery Clark autobiography; 20th Century Western and Mormon Americana; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 6211, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by Scott Kenney in 1988.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Scott Kenney; 1988.
Related Material
VMSS 777; Abraham O. Woodruff Collection.
Subject Terms
Lambert, Eliza Avery Clark Woodruff, b. 1882--Biography; Education, Higher--Utah--Provo; Family; Home and Family
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Processing Information
Processed by Katie Connors, student processor; John Murphy, curator; 2008.
Appraisal Information
Utah and American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).
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Finding Aid Title
Clark (Eliza Avery) autobiography
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Katie Connors, student processor; John Murphy, curator
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-05-18T04:02-0600
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Biographical History

Eliza Avery Clark (Woodruff) Lambert was born on 9 March 1882 in Farmington, Utah. She attended Brigham Young College which inspired her decision to become a teacher later in life. She was married to Abraham Owen Woodruff in the year 1900 until his death in 1904. She later married George Cannon Lambert Jr. in 1914 and died in California on 11 May 1953.

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