Florence Jepperson Madsen scrapbook

Florence Jepperson Madsen scrapbook

Dates: 1963

The Florence Jepperson Madsen scrapbook documents in photographs, maps, programs, and newspaper clippings the tour of the International Singing Mothers to England for the dedication of the Hyde Park chapel in 1963.

  • Extent: 1 oversize box (0.75 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Madsen, Florence Jepperson, 1886-1977
  • Call Number: MSS 7078
  • 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 the Florence Jepperson Madsen scrapbook 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 7078; Florence Jepperson Madsen scrapbook; 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 7078, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by George Carter in 2009.
Acquisition Information
Donated; George Carter; 2009.
Other Finding Aids
More detailed finding aid available in repository upon request.
Related Material
See also the Florence J. Madsen 86th birthday tribute (UA OH 48) and the Photograph of Relief Society Singing Mothers (MSS P 360).
Subject Terms
Relief Society Singing Mothers--Travel--Photographs; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; Religion; Mormonism (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints)
Genre / Form
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); Photographs; Scrapbooks
Processing Information
Processed; Elizabeth Ballif, student processor, and John Murphy, curator.
Appraisal Information
LDS, Utah, and Western American women (20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy 5.V, August 2007.)
Finding Aid ID Number
Finding Aid Title
Madsen (Florence Jepperson) scrapbook
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 2010-10-08T09:31-0600
Finding Aid Language
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Florence Jepperson Madsen was born December 15, 1886, in Provo, Utah, of Danish ancestry. She received the B.A. degree from Brigham Young University, graduated from the New England Conservatory of Music, and was awarded the B.M. and M.M. degrees from the Chicago Musical School, and honorary doctoral degrees from the Chicago and Boguslawski Colleges of Music. On August 30, 1922, she and Franklin Madsen were married in the Salt Lake Temple. They raised three adopted girls: Marion (Mrs. Wendell Morgan); Ruth (Mrs. William L. Bracy); and Georgia (Mrs. George W. Baker). At the dedication of the Harris Fine Arts Center, a recital hall was named in honor of Franklin and his wife Florence. Florence died in 1977.

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Curator - 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts