Mabel Nellie Brown autobiography

Mabel Nellie Brown autobiography

Dates: 1978

Typescript of an autobiography. Brown reflects on memories of her childhood on an Australian farm near Brisbane. She recalls visits of Mormon missionaries which culminated in the baptism of her entire family into that faith. She discusses her courtship and marriage, her children, and the quality of life they have experienced in Queensland.

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.1 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Brown, Mabel Nellie, 1912-1989
  • Call Number: MSS SC 1057
  • 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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It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Mabel Nellie Brown autobiography 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 SC 1057; Mabel Nellie Brown autobiography; 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 1057, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by Mabel Nellie Brown in 1978.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Mabel Nellie Brown; 1978.
Subject Terms
Home and Family; Mormon women--Australia--Brisbane--Biography; Queensland--History--Sources; Social Life and Customs
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Appraisal Information
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).
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Brown (Mabel Nellie) autobiography
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Finding aid prepared by Elisa Visick
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Biographical History

Brown grew up on an Australian farm near Brisbane where her family converted to the LDS church. She later moved to Queenland, New Zealand.

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