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Mormon midwife : the 1846-1888 diaries of Patty Bartlett Sessions / edited by Donna T. Smart.

By: Sessions, Patty Bartlett, 1795-1892.
Contributor(s): Smart, Donna Toland, 1923-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Life writings of frontier women: v. 2.Publisher: Logan, Utah : Utah State University Press, 1997Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 457 pages) : illustrations.Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 0585030243; 0874213274; 9780585030241; 9780874213270.Subject(s): Sessions, Patty Bartlett, 1795-1892 -- Diaries | Sessions, Patty Bartlett, 1795-1892 | Frontier and pioneer life -- West (U.S.) | Midwives -- West (U.S.) -- Diaries | Mormon midwives | Mormon women -- West (U.S.) -- Diaries | Women pioneers -- West (U.S.) -- Diaries | Disciplines and Occupations | Health Occupations | Midwifery -- history | Midwifery | Nursing | Specialties, Nursing | BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY -- Historical | Frontier and pioneer life | HISTORY -- State & Local | HISTORY -- United States -- State & Local -- West (AK, CA, CO, HI, ID, MT, NV, UT, WY) | Midwives | Mormon midwives | Mormon women | Women pioneers | Dagelijks leven | Nauvoo (Ill.) -- Biography | United States | Illinois -- Nauvoo | United States, WestGenre/Form: Electronic book. | Personal Narratives. | Electronic books. | Biography. | Diaries.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Mormon midwife.DDC classification: 978/.02/092 | B Other classification: 15.85 Online resources: Digital version
Contents:
Foreword / Maureen Ursenbach Beecher -- Preface -- Introduction -- Diary One, 1846-1848 -- Diary Two, 1849-1850 -- Diary Three, 1851-1852 -- Diary Four, 1853-1855 -- Diary Five, 1856-1862 -- Diary Six, 1862-1880 -- Diary Seven, 1884-1888 -- Epilogue -- Account Book -- Children's Families -- Braiding School Minutes.
Action note: digitized 2010 committed to preserveSummary: "Patty Session's 1847 Mormon Trail diary has been widely quoted and excerpted, but her complete diaries chronicling the first decades of Mormon settlement at Salt Lake City have never before been published. They provide a detailed record of early Mormon community life from Illinois to Utah through the eyes of Mormondom's most famous midwife. They also recount her important role in women's social networks and her contributions to community health and Utah's economy, to pioneer education and horticulture. Patty Sessions assisted at the births of humdreds of early Mormons and first-generation Utahns, meticulously recording the events. Shed had an active role in the founding of the Relief Society and health organizations. She spoke in tongues and administered spiritually as well as medically to the ill. Her diaries are a rich resource for early Mormon and Utah history."--Publisher's description.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 409-415) and index.

Foreword / Maureen Ursenbach Beecher -- Preface -- Introduction -- Diary One, 1846-1848 -- Diary Two, 1849-1850 -- Diary Three, 1851-1852 -- Diary Four, 1853-1855 -- Diary Five, 1856-1862 -- Diary Six, 1862-1880 -- Diary Seven, 1884-1888 -- Epilogue -- Appendix One: Account Book -- Appendix Two: Children's Families -- Appendix Three: Braiding School Minutes.

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"Patty Session's 1847 Mormon Trail diary has been widely quoted and excerpted, but her complete diaries chronicling the first decades of Mormon settlement at Salt Lake City have never before been published. They provide a detailed record of early Mormon community life from Illinois to Utah through the eyes of Mormondom's most famous midwife. They also recount her important role in women's social networks and her contributions to community health and Utah's economy, to pioneer education and horticulture. Patty Sessions assisted at the births of humdreds of early Mormons and first-generation Utahns, meticulously recording the events. Shed had an active role in the founding of the Relief Society and health organizations. She spoke in tongues and administered spiritually as well as medically to the ill. Her diaries are a rich resource for early Mormon and Utah history."--Publisher's description.

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