Farrin L. and Enola Mangelson family papers

Farrin L. and Enola Mangelson family papers

Dates: 1934-1974

Collection include a book of poetry written by Mary Lucy Pierce Mortensen, circa 1976, the biography of Lorenzo Mangelson, written by Enola Mangelson, circa 1963, and a letter written by Harry M. Payne explaining why he chose to practice polygamy, 1934.

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.1 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Mangelson, Enola Johnson. -- Mangelson, Farrin L., 1912-2004
  • Call Number: MSS 6861
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84606; 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 Farrin L. and Enola Mangelson family 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 6861; Farrin L. and Enola Mangelson family papers; 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 6861, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by Farrin L. Mangelson and Enola Mangelson.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Farrin L. Mangelson and Enola Mangelson.
Subject Terms
Mangelson, Lorenzo, 1872-1970; Mortensen, Lucy P. (Lucy Pierce), 1879-1976; Material Types; Polygamy; Publications
Genre / Form
American poetry; Bibliographies
Processing Information
Processed; Elizabeth Ballif; 11 May 2009.
Appraisal Information
LDS cultural, social and religious history (20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscript collection development policy 5.VII, August 2007).
Finding Aid ID Number
Finding Aid Title
Mangelson (Farrin L. and Enola) family papers
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Elizabeth Ballif, student processor, and John Murphy, curator
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2010-10-08T09:23-0600
Finding Aid Language
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Farrin Leon Mangelson was born 12 May 1912 in Levan, Utah, to Lorenzo Mangelson and Eveline Rosequist. He married Enola Johnson on 8 June 1935, in Payson, Utah. He taught high school math and chemistry, and later taught chemistry at Utah State University. Together, Farrin and Enola served three missions: one to Tonga, one to Independence, Missouri, and another in the Manti Temple. Farrin died 17 Jan 2004 in Orem, Utah.

Biographical History

Enola Johnson Mangelson was born 8 February 1913 in Hachita, New Mexico, to Elmer Wood Jr. Johnson and Annie Richardson. She married Farrin Leon Mangelson on 8 June 1935. Enola taught at Snow College and also worked as Librarian there. She died 9 November 2006.

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John Murphy
Curator - 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts