Mary Ann Hoopes Yearsley papers

Mary Ann Hoopes Yearsley papers

Dates: 1871-1872

Holograph journal of a visit to her home state of Pennsylvania; a printed life sketch compiled by James D. Cummings, a grandson; and David D. Yearsley's missionary recommend signed by John D. Lee and Joseph Young, Nauvoo, Illinois, 1844. Also includes correspondence with donor. Includes papers dated 1844 and 1914.

  • Extent: 5 items
  • Creator: Yearsley, Mary Ann Hoopes, 1811-1903
  • Call Number: MSS SC 391
  • 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 Mary Ann Hoopes Yearsley papers 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 391; Mary Ann Hoopes Yearsley papers; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 391, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Gift of E. Addaline Smith, 1975.
Acquisition Information
Donated; E. Addaline Smith; 1975.
Subject Terms
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--Finance; Lee, John Doyle, 1812-1877; Roberts, Benjamin; Smith, Joseph, 1805-1844; Yearsley, David Dutton, 1808-1849; Immigration and American Expansion; Pioneers
Genre / Form
Biography; Diaries; Letters
Appraisal Information
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (19th century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy).
Finding Aid ID Number
Finding Aid Title
Yearsley (Mary Ann Hoopes)
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Elisa Visick
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2010-10-05T08:31-0600
Finding Aid Language
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Early Mormon convert; wife of David Dutton Yearsley.

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