Gates, Susa Young, 1856-1933Alternative names
Daughter of Brigham Young.
From the guide to the MS 8884 Susa Young Gates collection 1852-1951 (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, Church History Library)
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.
From the description of Notebook, 1898. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 145435099
From the guide to the Susa Young Gates notebook, 1898, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections)
Kenney is a Mormon author and historian.
From the guide to the Scott G. Kenney research materials, 1820-1984, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections)
Gates was daughter of Brigham and Lucy Bigelow Young. Studied at University of Deseret in Salt Lake City. Moved to St. George, Utah, 1870. Married Alma B. Dunford, 1872. Divorced and moved to Provo, Utah, where she taught at Brigham Young Academy. Married Jacob F. Gates, 1880. Mother of thirteen children. Served mission with husband in Laie, Hawaii, 1885-1889. Trustee of Brigham Young Academy/Brigham Young University, 1891-1925, and Utah Agricultural College, 1905-1911. Officer of Genealogical Society of Utah from 1923. Involved in national woman's suffrage movement and served as president of Daughters of Utah Pioneers.
From the guide to the MS 7692 Susa Young Gates papers circa 1870-1933 (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, Church History Library)
Author, female activist.
From the description of Photographs, 1852-1932. (Utah Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 83897045
From the description of Papers, 1852-1932. (Utah Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 77759997
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