Florence Shepherd Draper journals

Florence Shepherd Draper journals

Dates: 1966-2008

Collection contains materials documenting the life of Florence Shepherd Draper including: letter, journals, and photographs. Materials are dated 1966-2008.

  • Extent: 13 boxes (6.5 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Draper, Florence Shepherd
  • Call Number: MSS 6528
  • 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 Florence Shepherd Draper Journals 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 6528; Florence Shepherd Draper Journals; 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 6528, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by Richard Draper, son of Florence Shepherd Draper, in 2009.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Richard Draper, son of Florence Shepherd Draper; 2009.
Subject Terms
Social Life and Customs; Home and Family; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; Religion; Draper, Florence Shepherd--Diaries
Genre / Form
Processing Information
Processed; Alicia Lynn Harris, student manuscript processor, and John M. Murphy, curator; 2009.
Appraisal Information
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th Century Western and Mormon Americana collection development policy 5.VII, 2007).
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Finding Aid Title
Draper (Florence Shepherd) Journals
Finding Aid Author
Alicia Lynn Harris
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on 2015-12-18 16:51:54 -0700.
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Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Florence Shepherd Draper (1922-2008) was an active Latter-day saint that enjoyed researching her family history.

Florence Shepherd Draper was born 3 April 1922, in Orem, Utah, to John Shepherd and Florence Pace Shepherd. On 7 March 1942 she married Don R. Draper in Kimball, Nebraska. She and her husband had four children: Richard D. Draper, Linda Draper Smith, Sterling R. Draper, and Kendall J. Draper. Florence Draper was an active member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She enjoyed doing genealogy and family history and, for much of her adult life, she kept a journal. She and her husband served a mission in the Visitor’s Center of the Idaho Falls, Idaho, Mormon Temple. Don Draper died 26 March 2000.

Florence Shepherd Draper died 29 August 2008.

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Curator - 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts