Eva Burton Franz and Bernice B. Holmes papers

Eva Burton Franz and Bernice B. Holmes papers

Dates: approximately 1907-1991

The Eva Burton Franz and Bernice B. Holmes papers consists of three books. Eva Burton Franz's poetic diary and letters are included; Bernice B. Holmes' poetry is also included. Eva Franz's letters and poetry pertain to her courtship with John Cahoon, family matters and nature. Bernice B. Holmes' poetry dwells on her inner thoughts on her life and surroundings. The collection dates from circa 1907 to 1991.

  • Extent: 1 box (0.5 linear feet)
  • Creator: Franz, Eva Burton, 1908. -- Holmes, Bernice B. (Bernice Burton), 1907-1988
  • Call Number: MSS 6811
  • 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.
Languages and Scripts
English
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Eva Burton Franz and Bernice B. Holmes papers 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 6811; Eva Burton Franz and Bernice B. Holmes papers; 20th Century Western and Mormon Americana; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 6811, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by Kay B. Franz in 1992.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Kay B. Franz; 1992.
Related Material
Letters; BX 8670.1 .F857L 1991. Biographies of John Cahoon Franz-Eva Burton Franz; BX 8670.1 .F857b 1992.
Subject Terms
Courtship--United States; Families--United States--History--20th century; Home and Family; Nature--Poetry; Social Life and Customs
Genre / Form
American poetry--20th century; Letters
Processing Information
Processed; Mary Downs, student processor; John Murphy, curator.
Appraisal Information
20th Century Western and Mormon Americana because of collection development policy 5.VII "Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history."
Finding Aid ID Number
UPB_MSS6811
Finding Aid Title
Franz (Eva Burton) and Bernice B. Holmes papers
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Mary Downs, student processor; John Murphy, curator
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-02-02T04:02-0700
Finding Aid Language
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Eva Burton Franz was born 2 November 1908 in Afton, Wyoming. She graduated from the University of Wyoming in 1931 with a Bachelors in Science. She did graduate work at the University of California, Berkley and San Francisco State. She married John Cahoon Franz in 1933 and they had five children together.

Biographical History

Bernice Burton Holmes was born 20 June 1907 in Afton, Wyoming. She graduated from the University of Wyoming in 1931. She did graduate work at Harvard. She and her husband Dr. LaMar L. Holmes have four children together.



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John Murphy
Curator - 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts
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