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Elizabeth Kane’s Change of Heart

The following is an essay by Ashley Alvarez, research assistant for Ryan Lee, curator of 19th Century Mormon and Western Manuscripts. Since October 2015, she has been researching the writings of Elizabeth Kane for a future book project: A brief account of  Elizabeth Kane’s trip to St. George, 1872-1873 “The longest Christmas I ever spent!” …

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Parting words from a student processor

One of our student manuscript processors recently graduated from BYU, and the following is a post regarding her experience working in the Perry Special Collections, written on Wednesday, April 22. It is a great example of a student’s perspective of the benefits of working in Special Collections and what can be learned from historical documents. …

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