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Thea Daniel collection on Irene Smart Weaver and Retta Hanks Gilbert

Thea Daniel collection on Irene Smart Weaver and Retta Hanks Gilbert

Dates: 1966-2002

Contains nine audio cassettes of the personal oral histories of Irene Smart Weaver and Retta Hanks Gilbert, two Latter-day Saint women from Idaho and Utah. Dated 1966-2002.

  • Extent: 1 microfilm box (0.5 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Daniel, Thea, 1949. -- Gilbert, Retta Hanks, 1907-2007. -- Weaver, Irene Smart, 1909-1977
  • Call Number: MSS 8303
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th 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
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the Thea Daniel collection on Irene Smart Weaver and Retta Hanks Gilbert 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 8303; Thea Daniel collection on Irene Smart Weaver and Retta Hanks Gilbert; 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 8303, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by Thea Daniel in 2011 and 2012.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Thea Daniel; 2011 and 2012.
Subject Terms
Gilbert, Retta Hanks, 1907-2007; Weaver, Irene Smart, 1909-1977; Material Types; Mormon women--Idaho--History; Mormon women--Utah--History; Oral Histories
Genre / Form
Audiocassettes; Interviews
Processing Information
Processed; Pete Hoyt, student manuscript processor, and John M. Murphy, curator; 2013.
Appraisal Information
LDS, Utah, and Western American women (20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy 5.V, August 2007.)
Finding Aid ID Number
UPB_MSS8303
Finding Aid Title
Daniel (Thea) collection on Irene Smart Weaver and Retta Hanks Gilbert
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Peter Hoyt and John M. Murphy
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-12-22T04:07-0700
Finding Aid Language
English
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Retta Hanks Gilbert (1907-2007) was a Latter-day Saint woman from Utah.

Retta Arthella Hanks was born on April 22, 1907 in Caineville, Utah to Walter Ernest Hanks and Mary Ellen Stewart. She married Ernest George McKinley Aschmann on July 9, 1932 in Sparks, Nevada. After his death she married James Pilch Gilbert on June 7, 1941 in Reno, Nevada. She served a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the late 1920s. She died on March 13, 2007 in Provo, Utah.

Biographical History

Irene Smart Weaver (1909-1977) was a Latter-day Saint woman from Idaho.

Irene Smart was born on September 30, 1909 at Georgetown, Idaho to Abel and Emma Irene Staley Smart. She married Melvin Weaver on November 30, 1927 in Logan, Utah. She was active in church and civic affairs in her community of Grace, Idaho. She died there on May 22, 1977.

Biographical History

Thea Daniel (1949-) is a librarian at the Harold B. Lee Library.

Thea Asay Daniel was born in 1949 to Lynn J. and Nellie Judd Asay. She married M. Roy Daniel who passed away in 2003. Thea Daniel works as a librarian at the Harold B. Lee Library. She is the mother of one daughter and grandmother to three.



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John Murphy
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