May Billings diary and notebook

May Billings diary and notebook

Dates: 1882-1952

The collection contains the diary and notebook of May Billings in the year 1934. It includes diary entries as well as records in the back consisting of categories such as gifts, charities, beauty parlor, travel, education, insurance, etc. It gives a glimpse into what life was like in 1934.

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.01 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Billings, May, 1882-1952
  • Call Number: MSS 6231
  • 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.
Languages and Scripts
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from May Billings diary and notebook 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 6231; May Billings diary and notebook; 20th Century Western and Mormon Americana; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 6231, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by BYU Department of clothing and textiles in 1989.
Acquisition Information
Donated; BYU department of clothing and textiles; 1989.
Subject Terms
Billings, May, 1882-1952--Diaries; City and Town Life; Material Types; Social Life and Customs
Genre / Form
Processing Information
Processed; Katie Connors, student processor; curator, 2008.
Appraisal Information
20th Century Western and Mormon Americana because it displays life in the west during 1934.
Finding Aid ID Number
Finding Aid Title
Billings (May) diary and notebook
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Katie Connors, student processor; John Murphy, curator; 2008.
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2011-03-10T13:04-0700
Finding Aid Language
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.
Biographical Info:

Bigraphical History

May Billings was born on 28 October 1882 in Provo, Utah, and died 29 June 1952.

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John Murphy
Curator - 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts