Kenneth Mead and Barbara Mackey Ogilvie letters

Kenneth Mead and Barbara Mackey Ogilvie letters

Dates: 1972-1981

The collection contains letters from Eve Ball to Mr. And Mrs. Ogilvie spanning the years 1972-1981. There are twenty-five (25) letters in the collection, in chronological order, as they were received by the Ogilvies in these years. They also contain the envelopes in which they were sent, and the correspondence is singularly from Ms. Ball to the Ogilvie family.

  • Extent: 9 folders (0.25 linear feet)
  • Creator: Ball, Eve. -- Ogilvie, Barbara Mackey. -- Ogilvie, Kenneth Mead
  • Call Number: MSS 6695
  • 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 Kenneth Mead and Barabara Mackey Ogilvie letters 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 6695; Register of the Kenneth Mead and Barbara Mackey Ogilvie letters; 20th Century Mormon and Western Americana; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 6695, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by Ken Ogilvie, son of Kenneth Mead and Barbara Mackey Ogilvie in January 2009.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Ken Ogilvie; January 2009.
Other Finding Aids
More detailed finding aid available in the repository.
Related Material
MSS 3096 Eve Ball Papers. MSS SC 1423 Publications.
Subject Terms
Ball, Eve--Correspondence; Anthropology; Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences; Home and Family; Social Life and Customs
Genre / Form
Processing Information
Processed; Alicia Lynn Harris; 2009.
Appraisal Information
. Illustrates professional and social life of a prominent western researcher.(Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history; Collection development policy for 20th Century western manuscripts, 2007.)
Finding Aid ID Number
Finding Aid Title
Ogilvie (Kenneth Mead and Barbara Mackey) letters
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Alicia Lynn Harris, student manuscript processor, John M. Murphy, curator
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2011-01-31T12:24-0700
Finding Aid Language
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Kenneth Mead Ogilvie was an acquaintance of Eve Ball, who was a leading authority on the lives of the Apache tribe in New Mexico in the middle of the 20th century. Kenneth Mead Ogilvie was married to Barbara Mackey.

Biographical History

Barbara Mackey Ogilvie lived in Arcadia, California with her husband Keneth Mead Ogilvie. She was an acquaintance of Eve Ball, who was a leading authority on the lives of the Apache tribe in New Mexico in the middle of the 20th century. They worked closely with her in her research and interest in the Apache tribespeople, as well as being friends on a social level.

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John Murphy
Curator - 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts