Journal of Margaret Pierce Whitesides Young

Journal of Margaret Pierce Whitesides Young

Dates: approximately 1900-1976

Typescript of a journal which gives accounts of Young's conversion to Mormonism, visits of church leaders, marriage to Brigham Young, exodus west, experiences in Utah and her feelings about women's suffrage and the practice of polygamy.

  • Extent: 7 p. (0.01 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Young, Margaret Pierce Whitesides, 1823-1907
  • Call Number: MSS SC 68
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602;
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
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It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Journal of Margaret Pierce Whitesides Young 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 68; Journal of Margaret Pierce Whitesides Young; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 68, LTPSC.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Hyrum Andrus; 1976.
Subject Terms
Snow, Eliza R. (Eliza Roxey), 1804-1887; Home and Family; Miracles; Mormon converts; Mormon women; Mormon women--Suffrage; Polygamy; Polygamy--Religious aspects--Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; Social Life and Customs
Appraisal Information
19th Century Mormon and Western Manuscripts.
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Finding Aid Title
Journal of Margaret Pierce Whitesides Young
Finding Aid Creator
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Biographical/Historical note

Mormon pioneer and plural wife of Brigham Young.

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Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts