Early days on the Provo bench

Early days on the Provo bench

Dates: approximately 1940

This collection consists of photocopies of a typewritten manuscript "made from copy in Orem Public Library." Partridge's mother took her family to Provo, Utah, in the late 1870s so her children would be able to attend the Brigham Young Academy. Raymond's father had another family by another wife in Fillmore, Utah. Partridge's account is an autobiography. He tells of his experiences while growing up and living in Provo.

  • Extent: 59 p. (0.10 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Partridge, Raymond
  • Call Number: MSS SC 891
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th 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.
Languages and Scripts
English
Alternative Format
Reproduced in 1976.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Early days on the Provo bench 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 891; Early days on the Provo bench; 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 891, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by Ruth Partridge in 1976.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Ruth Partridge; 1976.
Subject Terms
Diaries; Home and Family; Material Types; Mormons--Utah--Provo--Biography; Provo (Utah)--History; Provo (Utah)--Social life and customs; Social Life and Customs
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).
Finding Aid ID Number
UPB_MSSSC891
Finding Aid Title
Early days on the Provo bench
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Benjamin Sipes
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-02-23T04:02-0700
Finding Aid Language
English
Biographical Info:

Biographical Note

Partridge was a Mormon and an early resident of Provo, Utah.



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John Murphy
Curator - 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts
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