Autobiography of Eliza Ann McKee Chambers

Autobiography of Eliza Ann McKee Chambers

Dates: 1934

Photocopy of a handwritten transcript of the autobiography, transcribed by Eunice Stella Iverson Gardner. The autobiography describes Chamber's life as a Mormon pioneer and includes descriptions of her daily activities, town dances, and visits from President Brigham Young. Includes a description of her marriage Joseph Chambers and her travels with her husband and children to various western states. A note is included at the end of the notebook from M. Ray Hiatt in 2001, whose wife was a descendant of Eunice Gardner.

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.05 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Chambers, Eliza Ann, 1854-1939. -- Gardner, Eunice, 1890-1946
  • Call Number: MSS 7648
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602;
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
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Maintained in original order.
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Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS 7648; Autobiography of Eliza Ann McKee Chambers; 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University.
Custodial History
Donated by an unknown source.
Acquisition Information
Subject Terms
Chambers (Family : Chambers, Joseph, 1843-1927); Chambers, Eliza Ann, 1854-1939; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; Religion; Immigration and American Expansion; Mormon pioneers--Biography; Mormon women--Biography
Genre / Form
Autobiographies--Mormon authors
Processing Information
Processed; 2010; Amie Spear, student manuscript processor, and David Whittaker, curator.
Appraisal Information
LDS, Utah, and Western American women (20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.V, 2007).
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Autobiography of Eliza Ann McKee Chambers
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Amie Spear
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This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-02-23T04:03-0700
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Biographical History

Eliza Ann McKee Chambers (1854-1939) was a Mormon pioneer.

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Curator - 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts