Aileen H. Clyde 20th Century Women's Legacy Archive: Social Life and Customs
Collection subjects include:
Helen B. Andelin
Author and leader of the Fascinating Womanhood movement, which emphasized traditional gender roles in marriage.
- Helen B. Andelin papers finding aid
- Helen B. Andelin photograph collection finding aid
- Helen B. Andelin audio collection finding aid
- The fascinating girl by Helen Andelin
- Fascinating womanhood by Helen Andelin
- Fascinating womanhood success stories by Helen Andelin
Assistance League of Salt Lake City
Asocial club but moved into other activities including book readings and charitable projects.
Irene M. Bates
Bates (b. 1921) was born in Manchester, England, to Edward and Lily Wootton. On 14 June 1941, she married William Bates. In 1955, William and Irene Bates joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church), and later in 1967 they emigrated to Salt Lake City, Utah. Bates received her B.A. in sociology, summa cum laude from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). In 1988, she received an M.A. in history from UCLA, and in 1991, she earned a Ph.D. in History also from UCLA. Bates was a historian and author who focused on the history of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.
Delcie Lee Wood Bell
Active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints during the latter part of her life and collection describes her day to day life.
Orpha Sweeten Boyden
Influential in creating a place in her community for the Cub Scouts and was awarded the Boy Scouts Silver Beaver Award.
Betty M. Browning
The Brownings were politically active in the Utah Democratic Party. Collection pertains to Gordon’s career in radio, Betty and Gordon’s involvement with the University of Utah and the University Hospital, and documents related to the personal lives and involvement in religion of the families.
The Campbells lived in Browns’ Utah Park for many years, and the interviews includes information on the history and geography of Brown’s Park Utah.
- Duward and Esther Campbell oral history interview finding aid
- Duward and Esther Campbell photograph collection finding aid
Chan is a professor at the University of Utah and is the chair for the University of Utah's Department of Geology and Geophysics. She is also the Dean of the Mines and Earth's Sciences. Her collection contains collected ration booklets from World War II, art catalogues, and posters.
Culture Lure Club
The Culture Lure Club was formed on December 16, 1932, as a women's club meant to "provide cultural development, higher education, social progress, and personal improvement to members, through subjects of interest to its members, and work for community, state and national uplift."
Nellie Harper Curtis and Myrtle Goddard Browning
Nellie chronicled her travels around the world with Myrtle Goddard during 1931. They travelled for four months and visited Japan, China, Singapore, the Philippines, Egypt, Italy, Switzerland, Germany, France, England before returning home.
Florence Louise Dimm Cowan
Cowman family lived in Colorado and moved to Salt Lake City in 1948.
Sandra Sheets Denman
Denman's papers consist of correspondence, collected recipes, ephemeral materials, along with numerous recipe booklets and pamphlets.
Elks Ladies Club
Garden Club of Cottonwood
Elizabeth Judge O'Brian organized the Garden Club of Cottonwood in 1923. The original membership was thirty-one men and women who had an interest in gardening. The club fell into inactivity for a period of time after the death of Elizabeth O'Brian, but in 1931 a new incarnation of the club began, specifically as a women's club. Since the reorganization, the Garden Club of Cottonwood has maintained at least thirty-five people and has been active in community beautification projects both locally and statewide.
- Garden Club of Cottonwood records finding aid
- Garden Club of Cottonwood photograph collection finding aid
Ada C. Irvine
Leland Karr Irvine was a professor of electrical engineering and architecture at the University of Utah.
- Leland Karr and Ada C. Irvine papers finding aid
- Leland Karr and Ada C. Irvine photograph collection finding aid
Alberta Marie Larsen Jacobs
Alberta Jacobs founded the Twentieth Century Club in Mt. Pleasant, Utah, and served in the community.
Judith F. Jarrow
Jarrow worked as the Program Manager in Special Collections at the University of Utah.
Junior League of Salt Lake City
Established nationally to encourage young women to take an active role in community service and find useful outlets for their interests and abilities. The Salt Lake Chapter was established in 1934. Since 1990, the Junior League of Salt Lake City focused its attention on the environment, women, and substance abuse, mental illness, and healthcare concerns.
- Junior League of Salt Lake City records finding aid
- Junior League of Salt Lake City photograph collection finding aid
Ladies’ Literary Club of Salt Lake City
A group of Utah women organized a small cultural club called the Blue Tea Club in 1875, of which the Ladies' Literary Club was an outgrowth.
- Ladies' Literary Club of Salt Lake City records finding aid
- Ladies Literary Club of Salt Lake City photograph collection finding aid
Midwest Pilgrims Conference
Yearly retreat for Christian and Mormon women to present on and discuss theological, church, and women's issues.
Corinne Godbe Miles
Miles held a variety of positions within the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Her civic positions included membership in the Utah State Women's Legislative Council, the University of Utah Alumni Class Vice President, Republican Party District Vice Chairman, American Contemporary Theatre Board of Directors, Trustee of the Brigham Young Family Association, National Director of Educational Services for Odyssey House, and Director of the Osmond Foundation. She was also awarded the "Utah Woman of the Year" award by the Deseret News.
Mormon Women's Forum
Feminist group dedicated to gender equality in the LDS church. Formed in 1988, the group has hosted panels, debates, and a radio show surrounding the issues of gender inequality in the LDS church. They host an annual conference at the University of Utah.
Claire Wilcox Noall
Prominent Utah couple involved in the educational, literary, religious, and civic life of the state.
- Matthew Frederick and Claire Wilcox Noall papers finding aid
- Matthew Fredrick and Claire Wilcox Noall photograph collection finding aid
Gladys Young Orlob
Orlob was born in Salt Lake City, Utah, on 21 June 1894 to Joseph Don Carlos Young and Alice Naomi Dowden Young. She married Rudolph Frank Orlob on 18 May 1918. She died on 9 August 1980. She was a granddaughter of Brigham Young.
Pingree collected an autobiography of her grandmother, Alta Marilla Johnson Erickson Howard titled, This Magic World: The Life of Alta J. Howard. The autobiography was compiled, edited and published by the Ezra T. Clark Jr. family.
Beverly Jane Porter
In the late 1930s, she moved to New York City to study voice. She married Robert Rampton Porter in 1938. The couple moved and lived in Africa for nearly two decades while Robert worked as a consulting metallurgist.
Zola Rice Pound
She held a degree in Business and worked in the field for five years before becoming a flight attendant. She was stationed in New York where she met her future husband, Perry E. Pound, whom she married in Denver, Colorado in 1952.
Charlotte A. Quinn
Quinn performed extensive collection of research notes concerning the modern resurgence of Islam in Africa.
Renee Marchant Rampton
Renee received her bachelor's degree in elementary education from UNLV and went on to teach elementary school, later receiving her masters degree in educational administration. Renee and Roger had four children together, then were divorced later in life. Renee was heavily involved in music, her community, and the Mormon Church. She became a strong supporter of the Equal Rights Amendment and became involved with politics as they applied to the church.
Salt Lake City social worker and marriage and family therapist, specializing in life transitions, sexuality, women’s issues, and spirituality.
Relief Society of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
The Relief Society of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints scrapbooks provides a history of the general presidency of the Relief Society and the general board. This collection focuses on the presidency of Elaine Low Jack, first counselor Chieko N. Okazaki, and second counselor Aileen Hales Clyde, along with the presidency of Bonnie D. Parkin, first counselor Kathleen H. Hughes, and second counselor Anne C. Pingree.
- Relief Society of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints scrapbooks finding aid
- Relief Society General Board records finding aid
Salt Lake Council of Women
Established by pioneer women in 1912. It provided great help as "World War II Minute Women", still lives to provide more community service to the city and the State of Utah through: University hospital, YWCA, Wasatch Youth Center, Utah Youth Village, International Peace Gardens, Hall of Fame, and presentations on legislations, education, family life/health/welfare.
Schreiner wrote her autobiography (1987) to present snippets of her life, her memories of family members, and sage advise to be passed down to other generations.
Seiger collected a black blouse, skirt, and belt all hand-knitted by Seiger's aunt, Helen Naomi Simper Schow.
Ila Roberts Smith
Lived in Idaho and Utah in the 20th century.
Emma B. Sorenson
Emma Theresa Baker (1880-1973) was born in Cache County, Utah. She attended BYU and USU, and worked as a teacher for many years. She was involved with the LDS Church and her community, teaching choir and participating in local politics.
Mary Jane Tanner
Born in 1837 in Toledo, Ohio. From there she moved with her parents to Nauvoo, where she resided for four years. At the age of ten she crossed the plains with her parents and other Mormon pioneers to Salt Lake City. She married Myron Tanner, a polygamist, and together they had several children. She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints for her entire life.
Utah Federation of Women's Clubs
This club was established with the purpose of helping women’s clubs in Utah become more engaged in civic and welfare work.
- Utah Federation of Women's Clubs records finding aid
- Utah Federation of Women's Clubs photograph collection finding aids
Dorothy Shepherd Van Stipriaan
Dorothy Shepherd Van Stipriaan was born in 1909. She pursued several professional avenues during her lifetime, including serving as head of the library's Fine Arts Department in the 1960s. She received her master's degree in Library Science from Case Western University. She died in 1976.
Young Mothers Club
The Young Mothers Club was a group of young women who gathered to discuss motherhood, hold workshops, and socialize.
Young Women’s Christian Association (YWCA)
The Salt Lake City Y.W.C.A was accepted as a charter member to the national board of the United States in 1906. 57 The Y.W.C.A is an international membership organization for women and girls that provides services and programs to all economic, occupational, racial, religious, cultural backgrounds, and all age groups.