Ruth Ellsworth Knudson family history

Ruth Ellsworth Knudson family history

Dates: 1989

One volume of family history, entitled Chiaroscuro: Portrait of a Family, 377 pages, 1989. Written by Ruth Ellsworth Knudson. Contains chapters about herself, her husband and each of her children, with photocopied pictures included.

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.1 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Knudson, Ruth Ellsworth, 1907-1999
  • Call Number: MSS 6825
  • 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 Ruth Ellsworth Knudson family history 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 6825; Ruth Ellsworth Knudson family history; 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 6825, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by Ruth E. Knudson in 1989.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Ruth E. Knudson; 1989.
Subject Terms
Chicago (Ill.)--History--19th century; Home and Family; Social Life and Customs; Utah--History--19th century
Processing Information
Processed; Karen Glenn; 29 April 2009.
Appraisal Information
LDS cultural, social, and religious history (Collection development policy for 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts, August 2007).
Finding Aid ID Number
Finding Aid Title
Knudson (Ruth Ellsworth) family history
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Karen Glenn, student processor, and John Murphy, curator
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2010-10-08T09:22-0600
Finding Aid Language
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Ruth Ellsworth Knudson was born 11 March 1907 in Chicago, Cook, Illinois to German Edgar Ellsworth and Mary Rachael Smith. She married James Jay Kaiser Knudson 29 May 1930 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah. They had six children. Ruth died 19 November 1999.

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Curator - 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts