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Ladies' Democratic Society of Spanish Fork records

Ladies' Democratic Society of Spanish Fork records

Dates: 1894-1896

Contains one ledger book that contains the constitution of the society, a roll of the ladies who attended, and minutes of each meeting.

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.01 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Ladies' Democratic Society of Spanish Fork
  • Call Number: MSS 7841
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th 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.
Languages and Scripts
English
Arrangement
Materials left in original order.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the Ladies' Democratic Society of Spanish Fork records 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 7841; Ladies' Democratic Society of Spanish Fork records; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 7841, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Purchased from Ken Sanders in 2011.
Acquisition Information
Purchased; Ken Sanders; 2011.
Subject Terms
Ladies' Democratic Society of Spanish Fork; Civic Activism; Clubs and Societies; Politics, Government, and Law; Politics, Practical--Utah--Spanish Fork; Social Life and Customs
Genre / Form
Account books; Corporate minutes
Processing Information
Processed; Elizabeth Ballif, student processor, and John M. Murphy, curator; 2011.
Appraisal Information
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts. Documents a women's political group during the late 1800s.
Finding Aid ID Number
UPB_MSS7841
Finding Aid Title
Ladies' Democratic Society of Spanish Fork records
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Elizabeth Ballif, student processor, and John M. Murphy, curator
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-09-09T17:55-0600
Finding Aid Language
English
Biographical Info:

Administrative history

The Ladies' Democratic Society of Spanish Fork was founded in 1894, and ran until 1896. In 1896, the Women's Democratic Club of Utah was founded, and is a local branch of the Women's National Democratic club that was formed in 1922. The Ladies' Democratic Society of Spanish Fork was formed to preserve the United States Constitution and the state and local governments' rights, as well as the protecting the rights of the people.



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Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts
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