History of my life

History of my life

Dates: 1960

Typewritten autobiography. Coombs was born and raised in Mt. Pleasant, Utah. Ellis married Leslie McLean Coombs who died in 1917. She lived in several towns in Utah and taught school in Mexico and in Canada. She spent most of her educational career (1918-1948) teaching school in Fairview, Utah.

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.2 linear ft.) : 116 p.
  • Creator: Coombs, Ellis D. (Ellis Day), 1883-1981
  • Call Number: MSS 710
  • 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.
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It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from History of my life must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
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Initial citation: MSS 710; History of my life; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 710, LTPSC.
Subject Terms
Coombs, Ellis D. (Ellis Day), 1883-1981; Education; Elementary and Secondary Education; Fairview (Utah)--History; Mormon women--History; Mormons--Canada--History; Mormons--Mexico--History; Mount Pleasant (Utah)--History; Women educators--Utah--History
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Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).
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History of my life
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Finding aid prepared by Garrett Schroath
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This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-05-11T04:06-0600
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Mormon woman, author, and educator.

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