Millie Callister letters and scrapbooks

Millie Callister letters and scrapbooks

Dates: 1948-1996

Collection contains letters between Millie Peterson Callister and her parents and friends, as well as scrapbooks of family newsletters, and papers pertaining to the Rotary Club. A majority of the correspondence is Christmas and birthday cards from various individuals.

  • Extent: 1 box (0.5 linear ft.). -- 2 cartons (2 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Callister, Millie Adelaide, 1886-1980
  • Call Number: MSS 7870
  • 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
Materials were 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 Millie Callister letters and scrapbooks 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 7870; Millie Callister letters and scrapbooks; 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 7870, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by Ruthie Skousen in 2007.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Ruthie Skousen; 2007.
Subject Terms
Home and Family; Social Life and Customs
Genre / Form
Letters; Scrapbooks
Processing Information
Processed; Elizabeth Ballif, student processor, and John Murphy, curator; 2011.
Appraisal Information
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, August 2007.) Illustrates Mormon family life during the late 20th Century.
Finding Aid ID Number
Finding Aid Title
Callister (Millie) letters and scrapbooks
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 2014-01-26T04:21-0700
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Biographical Info:

Biographical history

Millie Peterson was an employee of Millard County Telephone Company.

Millie Adelaide Peterson was born September 22, 1886, in Scipio, Utah, to Andreas and Adelaide Peterson. She married Thomas Clark Callister on May 17, 1906. They had five children. Millie worked for Millard County Telephone Company and was named Mother of the Year. Millie died December 10, 1980.

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John Murphy
Curator - 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts