Papers, 1928-1981.


Brooks, Juanita Leone Leavitt Pulsipher, 1898-1990. Papers, 1928-1981.

Papers, 1928-1981.

Correspondence, diaries, research notes, manuscripts, speeches. Correspondence is arranged chronologically and includes many significant correspondents: Nels Anderson, LeRoy Hafen, Austin Fife, Dale Morgan, Charles Kelly, Stanley S. Ivins, Gustive O. Larson and many others. Covers entire professional writing career, 1934-1971. The large sections of unpublished manuscripts are arranged alphabetically. A parallel group of manuscripts by other authors are ordered alphabetically by author. Beginning with box 14 are a set of diaries, biographical notes and autobiographies of many southern Utah pioneers. These were collected and transcribed during the 1930s. Her notes on various other subjects, newspaper clippings, and miscellaneous materials compose the final ten boxes. See register for detailed listing. An additional 15 boxes of material was received in 1988 from Levi Peterson, biographer of Juanita Brooks. This includes correspondence from the 1960s to the early 1980s, additional primary sources collected by Brooks as well as diaries of husband Will Brooks, some personal family papers, research notes and manuscripts, and the galleys for the John D. Lee biography. Photographs have been removed and filed as a C collection under the same number.

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