Margaretha Witteveen Brown cookbook

Margaretha Witteveen Brown cookbook

Dates: approximately 1920-1959

Homemade recipe book, with clipped and handwritten recipes. Dated approximately 1920-1959.

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.2 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Brown, Margaretha Witteveen, 1889-1984
  • Call Number: MSS 8592
  • 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 Margaretha Witteveen Brown cookbook 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 8592; Margaretha Witteveen Brown cookbook; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 8592, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by Louan Eyre in 2014.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Louan Eyre; 2014.
Subject Terms
Social Life and Customs; Home and Family; Mormon cooking; Brown, Margaretha Witteveen, 1889-1984
Genre / Form
Processing Information
Processed; Catie Freedman, student manuscript processor, John M. Murphy, curator; 2014.
Appraisal Information
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).
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Finding Aid Title
Brown (Margaretha Witteveen) cookbook
Finding Aid Author
Catie Freedman
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on 2015-05-20 16:42:53 -0600.
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Biographical History

Margaretha Witteveen Brown (1889-1984) was a Dutch immigrant in Utah.

Margaretha Witteveen Brown was born on September 21, 1889, in Deventer, Netherlands, to parents Hendrik and Margaretha Vos Witteveen. She immigrated to the United States and married Herbert Alexander Brown (1885-1974) in Coleman, Texas on January 29, 1913. Together they had six children. They lived in Utah.

Brown died on June 26, 1984 in Ogden, Utah.

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Curator - 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts