Gladys W. Bentley diaries and reminiscence

Gladys W. Bentley diaries and reminiscence

Dates: 1890-1899

Photocopies of two handwritten diaries and a reminiscence. The diaries tell of Bentley's activities in Mexico and Utah. The reminiscence is an account of Bentley's trip to Great Britain.

  • Extent: 3 v. (200 leaves)
  • Creator: Bentley, Gladys Woodmansee
  • Call Number: MSS SC 1882
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th 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 Gladys W. Bentley diaries and reminiscence 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 1882; Gladys W. Bentley diaries and reminiscence; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 1882, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by Myrlon B. Abegg in 1980.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Myrlon B. Abegg; 1980.
Subject Terms
Great Britain--Description and travel; Home and Family; Mormon women--Mexico--History--Sources; Mormon women--Utah--History--Sources; Social Life and Customs
Genre / Form
Diaries; Reminiscences
Appraisal Information
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (19th century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).
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Finding Aid Title
Bentley (Gladys W.) diaries and reminiscence
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Elisa Visick
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2010-10-04T17:03-0600
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Biographical History

Mormon woman who lived in Mexico and, apparently, in Salt Lake City, Utah.

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Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts