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Ellen Eliza Eldridge Harrison letter to Heber E. Harrison

Ellen Eliza Eldridge Harrison letter to Heber E. Harrison

Dates: 1897 April 25

Letter from a family member in Pinto, Utah, to Heber E. Harrison in Logan, Utah. The letter is signed E.E.H. but is probably from Heber's mother Ellen Eliza Harrison. The letter asks about Heber's welfare and if he's heard any news about their friends and family. She also gives him updates about the well-being of family in Pinto. Dated April 25, 1897.

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.01 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Harrison, Ellen Eliza Eldridge, 1850-1937. -- Harrison, Heber E., 1874-1959
  • Call Number: MSS 8728
  • 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.
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Physical description: 1 folded sheet (4 pages) ; 21 x 26 cm folded to 21 x 13 cm + 1 envelope.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS 8728; Ellen Eliza Eldridge Harrison letter to Heber E. Harrison; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 8728, LTPSC.
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Subject Terms
Social Life and Customs; Home and Family; Harrison, Ellen Eliza Eldridge, 1850-1937; Harrison, Heber E., 1874-1959; Harrison family
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Processing Information
Processed; Zoë Brimhall, student manuscript processor, and Ryan K. Lee, curator; 2015.
Appraisal Information
Utah and the Western American and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (19th Century Mormon and Western Manuscripts collection development policy IV.a.i.1 and 4, November 2013).
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Finding Aid Title
Harrison (Ellen Eliza Eldridge) letter to Heber E. Harrison
Finding Aid Author
Zoë Brimhall
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This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on 2016-05-27 16:02:29 -0600.
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Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Ellen Eliza Harrison (1850-1937) was the mother of Heber E. Harrison and the wife of John Heber Harrison.

Ellen Eliza Eldridge Harrison was born on February 28, 1850 in St. Pancras, London, England, to parents Joseph Eldridge and Eliza Pearce Radburn. In 1855 she immigrated to the United States with her father and sister. On October 24, 1870 she married John Heber Harrison in the Salt Lake City temple and the two went on to have eight children together. She died on October 20, 1937, in Newcastle, Utah.

Biographical / Historical

Heber E. Harrison (1874-1959) was the son of Ellen Eliza and John Heber Harrison and a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Heber Eldridge Harrison was born on May 12, 1874, in Pinto, Utah, to parents John Heber Harrison and Ellen Eliza Eldridge. On June 9, 1903 he married Lettie May Nelson with whom he had ten children over the years. Heber died on October 20, 1959 in St. George, Utah.

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