Marva Genevieve Stevens Allen correspondence

Marva Genevieve Stevens Allen correspondence

Dates: 1952-1954

Contains letters written by Marva Genevieve Stevens Allen and LeGrande Allen to each other. Most of the letters were written during their courtship when Marva lived in Logan, Utah and LeGrande lived in Gunnison, Utah. Other letters were written while LeGrande was stationed in California with the military in 1954. Dated 1952-1954.

  • Extent: 7 folders
  • Creator: Allen, Marva Genevieve Stevens, 1929-2011
  • Call Number: MSS 8819 Series 2
  • 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
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Preferred Citation
Marva Genevieve Stevens Allen correspondence; MSS 8819; Marva Genevieve Stevens Allen papers; 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/
Subject Terms
Allen, LeGrande, 1929-; Allen, Marva Genevieve Stevens, 1929-2011
Genre / Form
Letters
Finding Aid ID Number
UPB_MSS8819
Finding Aid Title
Allen (Marva Genevieve Stevens) papers
Finding Aid Author
Sadie Julian
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on 2017-06-02 10:27:31 -0600.
Finding Aid Language
English
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

LeGrande Allen (b. 1929) is a retired military personnel in Utah.

LeGrande Allen was born on August 14, 1929. He married Marva Genevieve Stevens on March 20, 1953 in the Logan LDS Temple. LeGrande served in the military in California during 1954 as a private first class. He currently lives in Bountiful, Utah.

Biographical History

Marva Genevieve Stevens Allen (1929-2011) was a Mormon wife and mother in Utah.

Marva Genevieve Stevens was born on August 9, 1929 in New Brunswick, New Jersey to Kenneth R. and Iona B. Stevens. She graduated from Utah State in 1951. Marva married LeGrande Allen on March 20, 1953 in Logan, Utah and they had eight children together. She lived a life of service and love in Bountiful, Utah. On November 27, 2011 Marva passed away in Bountiful, Utah.



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