George Wise Greene autobiography

George Wise Greene autobiography

Dates: 1986

The George Wise Greene autobiography is entitled "Around and About for 80 Years" where Greene writes about his life. He writes about his grandparents, parents, growing up in an obscure town in Idaho, his courtship with Norma Geddes whom he married in 1931, and his conversion to the LDS Church later on his life. The book was compiled in 1986. A few photographed pictures are included. George Wise Greene passed away 25 November 1998.

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.1 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Greene, George Wise, 1904-1998
  • Call Number: MSS 6297
  • 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 the George Wise Greene 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 6297; George Wise Greene autobiography; 20th Century Western and Mormon Americana; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 6297, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by George Wise Greene in 1989.
Acquisition Information
Donated; George Wise Greene; 1989.
Subject Terms
Greene, George Wise, 1904-1998; City and Town Life; Home and Family; Mormonism; Religion; Social Life and Customs
Genre / Form
Processing Information
Processed; Katie Connors, student processor, and John Murphy, Curator; 2008.
Appraisal Information
20th Century Western and Mormon Americana because the autobiography illustrates life and customs in the West according to George Wise Greene, a Mormon.
Finding Aid ID Number
Finding Aid Title
George Wise Greene autobiography
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Katie Connors, student processor, and John Murphy, curator
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2011-02-14T12:31-0700
Finding Aid Language
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

George Wise Greene was born 6 October 1904. He lived a life filled with education, military service, and career. He had a wonderful courtship with Norma Geddes whom he married in 1931 and later on in his life he converted to the LDS Church. He passed away 25 November 1998.

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Curator - 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts