Susa Young Gates notebook

Susa Young Gates notebook

Dates: 1898

This is a holograph original of the piece "A Grateful Mother's Standpoint" given to her, as she believed, by inspiration. The story deals with the biblical Rachel and her life in polygamy. She alludes to the then current state of polygamous families and the presecution faced by the Mormon community.

  • Extent: 1 v. (12 leaves)(0.07 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Gates, Susa Young, 1856-1933
  • Call Number: MSS SC 820
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
  • Images: http://cdm15999.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15999coll24/id/28184
Languages and Scripts
English
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Susa Young Gates notebook 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 820; Susa Young Gates notebook; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 820, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated in 1974.
Acquisition Information
Donated; 1974.
Subject Terms
Mormons--Persecutions; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; Religion; Rachel (Biblical matriarch)--Fiction; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--Doctrines; Gates, Susa Young, 1856-1933
Genre / Form
Notebooks
Appraisal Information
19th Century Mormon and Western Manuscripts.
Finding Aid ID Number
UPB_MSSSC820
Finding Aid Title
Gates (Susa Young) notebook
Finding Aid Author
Benjamin Sipes
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on 2016-08-17 12:14:17 -0600.
Finding Aid Language
English
Biographical Info:

Biographical Sketch

Susa Young Gates, a daughter of Brigham Young, was the author of a dozen books, the founder of many regional and national women's organizations, editor, poetess, musician, woman suffragette, and the mother of 13 children. She founded and edited the "Young Women's Journal" and the "Relief Society Magazine." She organized the music and domestic science departments at Brigham Young University and was a board member for many years. She is best known for her biography of her father, Brigham Young. Gates was a regular contributor to the "Exponent" in which this piece appeared in the Christmas issue in 1898.



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