The history of Ellen B. Whipple

The history of Ellen B. Whipple

Dates: 1976-1978

Bound photocopy of a typescript. "Taken from tapes recorded August 1976 and updated to March 1978." Ellen was raised in Utah and Idaho and lived most of her adult life in El Paso, Texas. Her first husband, John Harold Mullen, died of pneumonia in 1933. She married Willard Whipple in 1942. Ellen was active in many callings for the Mormon Church.

  • Extent: 1 v.
  • Creator: Whipple, Ellen Bowen Mullen, 1901
  • Call Number: MSS SC 1098
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84606;
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
Languages and Scripts
Materials are in English.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the history of Ellen B. Whipple 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 1098; The history of Ellen B. Whipple; 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 1098, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by Gwen Smith in 1978.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Gwen Smith; 1978.
Subject Terms
El Paso--History--Sources; Home and Family; Mormon women--Texas--El Paso--Biography; Social Life and Customs
Genre / Form
Appraisal Information
LDS, Utah, and Western American women (20th century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.V, 2007).
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Finding Aid Title
History of Ellen B. Whipple
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Patsy Shin Hernandez
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2010-11-02T17:34-0600
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Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Mormon poetess and mother of four.

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John Murphy
Curator - 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts