Ethel Adolphia Shirley Clark autobiography

Ethel Adolphia Shirley Clark autobiography

Dates: 1985

Contains the autobiography of a Mormon convert who became a plural wife and lived in the Mormon colonies in Mexico. Dates to 1985.

  • Extent: 1 folder (.05 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Clark, Ethel Adolphia Shirley, 1876-1964
  • Call Number: MSS 8161
  • 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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Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Ethel Adolphia Shirley Clark autobiography 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 8161; Ethel Adolphia Shirley Clark autobiography; 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 8161; LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by Clayton Clark in 1985.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Clayton Clark; 1985.
Subject Terms
Clark, Clayton, 1912-1996; Clark, Ethel Adolphia Shirley, 1876-1964; Home and Family; Mormons--Mexico--Dublán--History; Social Life and Customs
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Processing Information
Processed; Peter Hoyt, student manuscript processor, and John M. Murphy, curator; 2012.
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). Contains a biography of a Mormon convert who lived in the Mormon colonies in Mexico and later immigrated to Logan, Utah.
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Finding Aid Title
Clark (Ethel Adolphia Shirley) autobiography
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Peter Hoyt, student manuscript processor, and John M. Murphy, curator; 2013.
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-03-09T04:08-0600
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Biographical/Historical note

Ethel Adolphia Shirley Clark (1876-1964) was a Mormon convert from Mississippi who lived in the Mexican colonies and later lived in Logan, Utah.

Ethel Adolphia Shirley was born February 16, 1876 in Attala, Mississippi to Jonathan Travis Shirley and Rebecca Jane Thraikill. She was baptized on April 29, 1901 and later immigrated to Utah. She married Arthur Benjamin Clark on September 29, 1903 in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico. After leaving Mexico she eventually settled in Logan, Utah. She passed away in Logan on May 25, 1964.

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