Betty Eames Brown papers

Betty Eames Brown papers

Dates: approximately 1943-1945

Collection contains materials pertaining to the life of Betty Eames Brown. It includes her personal bridal shower scrapbook telling the story of her and her husband Herb. It also contains a memorial program for Private Robert Hilton and a Christmas program. Dated circa 1943-1945.

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.1 linear ft.). -- 1 oversize folder (0.05 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Brown, Betty Eames, 1924-2007
  • Call Number: MSS 8855
  • 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 the Betty Eames Brown papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Coordinating Committee.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS 8855; Betty Eames Brown papers; 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 8855, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by James R. Brown, son of Betty Brown, in 2016.
Acquisition Information
Donated; James R. Brown; April 2016.
Subject Terms
Politics, Government, and Law; Military; Marriage; Brown, Betty Eames, 1924-2007; Brown, Betty Eames, 1924-2007--Archives
Genre / Form
Scrapbooks; Greeting cards; Programs
Processing Information
Processed; Susana Zubeldia; 2016.
Appraisal Information
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th and 21st Century Western and Mormon Americana, 2.B.5.VI, August 2007).
Finding Aid ID Number
Finding Aid Title
Brown (Betty Eames) papers
Finding Aid Author
Susana Zubeldia
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on 2016-12-02 09:42:16 -0700.
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Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Betty Eames Brown (1924-2007) was a mother and a patron of the arts in Missouri.

Betty Eames Brown was born on June 29, 1924 to William Henrey and Eloise Lowder Eames in Ogden Utah. She had three sisters and grew up in Ogden. She was married on July 26, 1944 to Herbert Ensign Brown and had two children. Herbert and Betty moved to Columbia in 1956 where Herbert taught at the University of Missouri. She worked as an Administrative Assistant to the Dean of the Biological Sciences Divison at the University of Missouri. She also was a docent at the Museum of Art and Archeology at the University. In addition, Betty had multiple church assignments for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints where she taught primary, sunday school and Relief Society. Betty died December 26, 2007 of a stroke.

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