Mona L. Ainsworth collection of cookbooks

Mona L. Ainsworth collection of cookbooks

Dates: 1913-1984

Contains eight cookbooks collected by Ainsworth. Books were produced by congregations of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, The Salt Lake Telegram, and other indidviduals. Includes recipes for appetizers, soups, salads, main dishes, desserts, candies, jellies, and beverages. Items date from 1913 to 1984.

  • Extent: 7 folders (0.7 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Ainsworth, Mona L. (Mona Louise), 1940
  • Call Number: MSS 7756
  • 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.
Languages and Scripts
Collection materials are arranged in chronological order.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the Mona L. Ainsworth collection of cookbooks must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Coordinating Committee.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS 7756; Mona L. Ainsworth collection of cookbooks; 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 7756; LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by Mona L. Ainsworth in 2011.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Mona L. Ainsworth; 2011.
Subject Terms
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; Religion; Relief Society; Mormonism (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints); Social Life and Customs; Home and Family; Mormon cooking; Cooking, American; Ainsworth, Mona L. (Mona Louise), 1940-
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Processing Information
Processed; Kelsey Samuelsen, student manuscripts processor, and John M. Murphy, curator; 2013.
Appraisal Information
LDS, Utah, and Western American women (20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development polciy 5.V, August 2007). Pertains to a set of cookbooks compiled by Mona Ainsworth.
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Finding Aid Title
Ainsworth (Mona L.) collection of cookbooks
Finding Aid Author
Kelsey Samuelsen, student manuscripts processor, and John M. Murphy, curator.
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on 2016-02-11 12:23:25 -0700.
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Biographical History

Mona L. Ainsworth (born 1940) is a Mormon woman in Oregon.

Mona Louise Sather was born on February 1, 1940 in Oregon to Cecil Leonard Sather and Bertha Louise Foster. She married Robert C. Ainsworth in 1956. They currently live in Lebanon, Oregon.

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