Emmeline B. Wells letter

Emmeline B. Wells letter

Dates: 1899

Handwritten and signed latter addressed to "My Very Dear Sister." Young writes of her problems with the costs relating to publication and mentions that women should have as many children as possible.

  • Extent: 1 item (2 p.)
  • Creator: Wells, Emmeline B. (Emmeline Blanche), 1828-1921
  • Call Number: MSS SC 2185
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84606; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • 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 Emmeline B. Wells letter 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 2185; Emmeline B. Wells letter; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 2185, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by Hyrum Andrus in 1984.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Hyrum Andrus; 1984.
Subject Terms
Home and Family; Mormon women--Utah--Correspondence; Social Life and Customs
Genre / Form
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
Wells (Emmeline B.) letter
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Elisa Visick
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2010-10-05T08:28-0600
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Biographical Info:

Biographical History

General Relief Society President of the Mormon Church, editor of the "Women's Exponent," and an advocate of women's suffrage in Utah.

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Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts