Casse Lyman Monson papers

Casse Lyman Monson papers

Dates: approximately 1960-1962

Contains writings on Samoan history, ecclesiastical and lingual lesson plans, and photographs from Casse Lyman Monson. Collection materials come from her time as a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Samoa. Her ecclesiastical papers include Relief Society materials sent from Salt Lake City. Her historical papers include facsimile portraits of Samoan rulers, Samoan LDS history, and Samoan speeches. Dated approximately 1960-1962.

  • Extent: 1 box (0.5 linear ft)
  • Creator: Monson, Casse Lyman
  • Call Number: MSS 9107
  • 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 Casse Lyman Monson papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of References Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Coordinating Committee.
Preferred Citation
Initial Citation: MSS 9107; Casse Lyman Monson papers; 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 9107, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by Lyn M. Lyman, daughter of Casse Lyman Monson, in January, 2018.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Lyn M. Lyman; January 25, 2018.
Subject Terms
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; Religion; Missions and Missionaries; Mormonism (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints); Relief Society; Samoan language--Study and teaching; Samoan Islands--History; Mormon Church--Missions--Samoan Islands--History; Mormons--Samoan Islands--History; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Samoan Mission; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--Doctrines; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--Education
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Processing Information
Processed; Hailey Blatter, student manuscript processor, and John M. Murphy, curator; 2018.
Appraisal Information
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, II,B.1,5.IV,VI, 2013).
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Finding Aid Title
Monson (Casse Lyman) papers
Finding Aid Author
Hailey Blatter
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on 2018-09-05 11:17:17 -0600.
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Biographical Info:

Biographical / Historical

Casse Lyman Monson (1903-1983) was a Mormon missionary and housewife.

Casse Lyman was born on December 29th, 1903 to Albert Lyman and Mary Ellen Perkins in Bluff, Utah. She married Byron Clifton Monson on September 24th, 1923 in Salt Lake City. Together, they served a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Samoa Islands where she wrote lesson regarding church doctrine, Samoan history, and the Samoan language.

Casse Lyman Monson passed away on October 12th, 1983 in Provo, Utah. She is buried in Pleasant Grove, Utah.

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Curator - 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts