Recollections of Ernest L. Wilkinson

Recollections of Ernest L. Wilkinson

Dates: bulk 1975-2000, approximately 1975-2000

Includes a tribute to Wilkinson; an address to the Provo Ladies Literary Club, 15 March 1978; and a cover letter, 7 December 2000, to University Archivist at BYU. All items focus on her work with Ernest L. Wilkinson and on details of his life.

  • Extent: 3 items (0.04 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Johnson, Edith, 1919
  • Call Number: MSS SC 3075
  • 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.
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 Recollections of Ernest L. Wilkinson 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 3075; Recollections of Ernest L. Wilkinson; 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 3075, LTPSC.
Custodial History
University Archives contacted Johnson in October 2000, requesting a copy of her personal history. She sent this information in response.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Author; 2000.
Subject Terms
Wilkinson, Ernest L., 1899-1978; Colleges and Universities; Correspondence; Education; Home and Family; Material Types; Social Life and Customs
Genre / Form
Letters; Speeches, addresses, etc., American
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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Finding Aid Title
Recollections of Ernest L. Wilkinson
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Benjamin Sipes
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-03-16T04:08-0600
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Biographical note

Secretary to Ernest L. Wilkinson, 1965-1978. Wilkinson was president of Brigham Young University, 1951-1971; Johnson continued as his secretary after he retired as university president.

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