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Register of the Artemisia D. Anderson Poetry Notebook, 1888-1927
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Artemisia D. Anderson Poetry Notebook,
    Date (inclusive): 1888-1927
    Collection number: Mss221
    Creator: Artemisia D. Anderson
    Extent: 0.25 linear ft.
    Repository: University of the Pacific. Library. Holt-Atherton Department of Special Collections
    Stockton, CA 95211
    Shelf location: For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the library's online catalog.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information


    Collection is open for research.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Artemisia D. Anderson Poetry Notebook, Mss221, Holt-Atherton Department of Special Collections, University of the Pacific Library


    Artemisia Draper Anderson (1858-after 1927) was a Mormon housewife and poet. She lived for most of her life with her husband, Ephraim, and their seven children, in Moroni, Utah. Mrs. Anderson wrote chiefly about her family, friends, church and the flora, fauna and geography of Utah. Mr. Franklin Beard gave Holt-Atherton a photocopy of Mrs. Anderson's 158 page notebook in 1982. The original remains in the family's possession.

    Scope and Content Note

    This collection consists of a photocopy of Artemisia Anderson’s 158-page poetry notebook, a photograph of Mrs. Anderson, and a typed transcription of the notebook.