Wells, Emmeline B. (Emmeline Blanche), 1828-1921

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Emmeline Blanche [Woodward] Wells was born 29 February 1828, at Petersham, Massachusetts to David Woodward and Deiadama Hare. She joined the LDS Church on her fourteenth birthday and then moved to Nauvoo. She married James Harvey Harris, Newell K. Whitney, and Daniel Hanmer Wells. She played a major role nationally and internationally regarding the Church and women's suffrage. She served as the fifth president of the Relief Society, from 1910-1921. She died on 25 April 1921 in Salt Lake City, Utah.

From the description of Additions to collection, 1842-1923. (Brigham Young University). WorldCat record id: 51604892

General Relief Society President of the Mormon Church, editor of the "Women's Exponent," an advocate of women's suffrage in 19th and 20th century Utah.

From the description of Diaries, 1844-1920. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 145434936

From the description of Diaries, 1844-1920. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122536629

General Relief Society President of the Mormon Church, editor of the "Women's Exponent," and an advocate of women's suffrage in Utah.

From the guide to the Emmeline B. Wells letter, 1899, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections)

Emmeline B. Wells (1828-1921) was General Relief Society President of the Mormon Church, editor of the "Women's Exponent," and an advocate of women's suffrage in 19th and 20th century Utah.

From the guide to the Emmeline B. Wells diary typescripts, 1844-1920, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections)

General Relief Society President of the Mormon Church, editor of the "Woman's exponent," an advocate of women's suffrage in 19th and 20th century Utah.

From the description of Diaries, 1844-1920 [electronic resource] Volume 1. (Brigham Young University). WorldCat record id: 51598270

Emmeline Blanche [Woodward] Wells was born 29 February 1828 at Petersham, Massachusetts to David Woodward and Deiadama Hare. She joined the LDS Church on her fourteenth birthday and then moved to Nauvoo, Illinois. She married James Harvey Harris, Newell K. Whitney, and Daniel Hanmer Wells. She played a major role nationally and internationally regarding the Church and women's suffrage. She served as the fifth president of the Relief Society, from 1910-1921. She died on 25 April 1921 in Salt Lake City, Utah.

From the guide to the Emmeline B. Wells additions to collection, 1842-1923, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections)

Daughter of Abraham O. Smoot; Latter-day Saint Church General Relief Society Presidency member; and Brigham Young University Professor Emeritus.

From the guide to the Ida Smoot Dusenberry papers, 1881-1955, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections)

Emmeline B. Wells (1828-1921) was General Relief Society President of the Mormon Church, editor of the "Women's Exponent," an advocate of women's suffrage in 19th and 20th century Utah.

From the description of Emmeline B. Wells diaries, 1844-1920. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 367150337

General Relief Society President of the Mormon Church, editor of the "Women's Exponent," and an advocate of women's suffrage in the 19th and 20th centuries in Utah.

From the description of Poem, 1847. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 145435712

From the guide to the Emmeline B. Wells poem, 1874, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections)

Emmeline B. Wells (1828-1921) was a prominant Mormon suffraget and church leader.

Emmeline Blanche (Woodward) Wells was born February 29, 1828 at Petersham, Massachusetts to David Woodward and Deiadama Hare. She joined the LDS Church on her fourteenth birthday and then moved to Nauvoo, Illinois. She married James Harvey Harris, Newell K. Whitney, and Daniel Hanmer Wells. She played a major role nationally and internationally regarding the Church and women's suffrage. She served as the fifth president of the Relief Society from 1910-1921. She died on April 25, 1921 in Salt Lake City, Utah.

From the guide to the Emmeline B. Wells and Annie Wells Cannon papers, 1877-1963, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections)

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referencedIn Francke, Lucile May, 1885-1969. Collection. Utah Division of State History, Utah Historical Society
creatorOf MS 6576, Richards, Samuel Whitney 1824-1909. Samuel W. Richards papers 1837-1929 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
creatorOf Olesen, B. G. (Bob G.). B. G. Olesen Western manuscript collection, 1847-1908 (bulk 1865-1908). Utah State University, Merrill-Cazier Library
creatorOf Wells, Emmeline Blanche Woodward 1828-1921. Letter Aug 8 1897 to the Secretary of the Semi-Centennial Commission. Daughters of the Utah Pioneers
creatorOf Emmeline B. Wells letter, 1899 L. Tom Perry Special Collections19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts
creatorOf Wells, Emmeline B. (Emmeline Blanche), 1828-1921. Diaries, 1844-1920 [electronic resource] Volume 1. Harold B. Lee Library
referencedIn PH 8004, Smith, Bathsheba Wilson Bigler 1822-1910. Bathsheba W. Bigler Smith photograph collection circa 1865-1900 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
referencedIn Clayton, Ruth,. Fashion collection, 1840-1830 [photographs]. Utah Division of State History, Utah Historical Society
creatorOf Wells, Emmeline B. (Emmeline Blanche), 1828-1921. papers, 1880-1960. Harold B. Lee Library
referencedIn Elvira Stevens Barney book papers, 1892-1907 L. Tom Perry Special Collections19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts
referencedIn MS 9377, Finlinson, Leo Lyman 1916-. Leo L. Finlinson collection 1844-1927 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
creatorOf Wells, Emmeline B. (Emmeline Blanche), 1828-1921. Poem, 1847. Harold B. Lee Library
creatorOf Emmeline B. Wells diary typescripts, 1844-1920 L. Tom Perry Special Collections19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts
creatorOf MS 1302, Whitney, Orson Ferguson 1855-1931. Orson F. Whitney collection 1851-1931 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
referencedIn Photograph of Margaret Cannon Clayton and Donald K. Nelson, circa 1970s. Harold B. Lee Library
creatorOf MS 1560, Bradshaw, Josephine Amelia Chase 1892-1978. Josephine C. Bradshaw collection 1829-1937 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
referencedIn CR 11 16, Relief Society (1842- ). National Council of Women files 1903-1956 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
creatorOf Dalton, Lucinda Lee, 1847-1925. Lucinda Lee Dalton autobiography : Circle Valley, Utah : ALS, 1876. UC Berkeley Libraries
referencedIn Dobbs, Jeannine. Class essays, 1977. Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
creatorOf MS 4749, Cannon, Clara Cordelia Moses 1839-1926. Clara M. Cannon papers circa 1882-1921 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
creatorOf Wells, Emmeline B. (Emmeline Blanche Woodward), 1829-1921. Diaries, 1844-1920. Harold B. Lee Library
referencedIn Fox, Ruth May, 1853-1958. Diary, 1894-1939. Utah Division of State History, Utah Historical Society
referencedIn AV 3401, Church History Department (2008- ). Women of conviction lecture series 2011 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
creatorOf MS 2175, Peterson family. Peterson family papers circa 1844-1957 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
creatorOf Emmeline B. Wells additions to collection, 1842-1923 L. Tom Perry Special Collections19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts
creatorOf MS 1070, Lyman, Amy Cassandra Brown 1872-1959. Amy Brown Lyman collection 1892-1962 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
referencedIn Woman's Exponent. Woman's Exponent receipt, 1880. Harold B. Lee Library
creatorOf Dusenberry, Ida Smoot, 1873-1955. Ida Smoot Dusenberry papers, 1881-1955. Harold B. Lee Library
creatorOf Wells, Emmeline B. (Emmeline Blanche), 1828-1921. Diaries, 1844-1920. Harold B. Lee Library
referencedIn Dushku, Judith Rasmussen. I have risen triumphant: a personal view of Emmeline B. Wells. Utah Division of State History, Utah Historical Society
referencedIn Emmeline B. Wells centennial memorial exercises. Harold B. Lee Library
creatorOf Ida Smoot Dusenberry papers, 1881-1955 L. Tom Perry Special Collections19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts
creatorOf Emmeline B. Wells and Annie Wells Cannon papers, 1877-1963 L. Tom Perry Special Collections20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts
referencedIn Francke, Lucile May, 1885-1969. Photographs. Utah Division of State History, Utah Historical Society
referencedIn Robinson, F. B., Mrs. Emmeline B. Wells, Lit. D. Utah Division of State History, Utah Historical Society
referencedIn Woman's Exponent receipt, 1880 April 6 L. Tom Perry Special Collections19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts
referencedIn PH 327, E.G. Williams & Bro. (Engraver : N.Y.). Engraved portrait collection circa 1890 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
referencedIn Wells, Emmeline B. (Emmeline Blanche Woodward), 1829-1921. Diaries, 1844-1920. Harold B. Lee Library
referencedIn Howard, Alta J. The status of women in Utah yesterday and today. 1977. Utah Division of State History, Utah Historical Society
creatorOf Wells, Emmeline B. (Emmeline Blanche), 1828-1921. Emmeline B. Wells diaries, 1844-1920. Harold B. Lee Library
referencedIn Fox, Ruth May,. Papers, 1856-1977 (inclusive). Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
creatorOf Emmeline B. Wells poem, 1874 L. Tom Perry Special Collections19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts
referencedIn Mormon women of fashion, period of 1840-1930, [1930?]. Utah State University, Merrill-Cazier Library
creatorOf MS 7692, Gates, Susa Amelia Young 1856-1933. Susa Young Gates papers circa 1870-1933 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
creatorOf Wells, Emmeline B. (Emmeline Blanche), 1828-1921. Additions to collection, 1842-1923. Harold B. Lee Library
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associatedWith Butler, Margot J 1934- person
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associatedWith Dushku, Judith Rasmussen. person
associatedWith Finlinson, Leo Lyman 1916- person
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associatedWith Francke, Lucile May, 1885-1969. person
associatedWith Gates, Susa Amelia Young 1856-1933 person
associatedWith Grant, Heber J. (Heber Jeddy), 1856-1945 person
associatedWith Howard, Alta J. person
associatedWith Lyman, Amy Cassandra Brown 1872-1959 person
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associatedWith Robinson, F. B., Mrs. person
associatedWith Smith, Bathsheba Wilson Bigler 1822-1910 person
associatedWith Smoot, Anne Kirstin Morrison, 1833-1874 person
associatedWith Smoot, A. O. (Abraham Owen), 1815-1895 person
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associatedWith Smoot, Reed, 1862-1941 person
associatedWith Southwick, Phyllis. person
associatedWith Sutherland, George, 1862-1942 person
associatedWith Taft, Robert, 1917-1993 person
associatedWith Terry, Ellen, Dame, 1847-1928 person
associatedWith Wells, Annie. person
associatedWith Wells, Daniel H. (Daniel Hanmer), 1814-1891. person
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Salt Lake City (Utah)
United States
Nauvoo (Ill.)
Utah
Utah
Winter Quarters (Neb.)
Salt Lake City (Utah)
Winter Quarters (Neb.)
Nebraska--Winter Quarters
Utah
Utah
Utah
Nauvoo (Ill.)
United States
Salt Lake City (Utah)
United States
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Mormon pioneers--Diaries
Social Life and Customs
Women--Suffrage--Utah
Mormon women--History--Sources
Women poets
Mormon women--Biography
Women poets, American--Nebraska--Winter Quarters--History--Sources
Women painters
Women poets--Utah
Home and Family
Immigration and American Expansion
Mormon women
Mormon women--Diaries
Women poets, American--History--Sources
Women--Periodicals--History--Sources
Correspondence
Women--Suffrage--History--Sources
Overland journeys to the Pacific
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Mormon Church--History--1870-1980--Sources
Mormon women--Nebraska--Winter Quarters--History--Sources
Mormon pioneers--United States--Diaries
Women painters--Utah
Mormons
Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences
Literature
Politics, Government, and Law
Women--Suffrage
Overland Journeys to the Western United States
Mormon women--Utah--Correspondence
Mormon women--Utah--Diaries
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Birth 1828-02-29

Death 1921-04-25

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