Register of the Phebe C. Thurber Collection (Ms.44)

The Phebe C. Thurber Collection contains correspondence and writing samples dealing primarily with her family background, religious experiences, and her writing.

 

I. Correspondence
A. Correspondence about "Voices of Eternal Wisdom" (AKA "Cedar Breaks", and "A Faith Sufficient")
B1Box number 1 F1Folder number 1 (1-102)Container number 1-102  Correspondence from Sept. 1, 1959 to Dec. 23, 1962 (102 items)
B1Box number 1 F2Folder number 2 (1-106)Container number 1-106 Correspondence from Jan. 23, 1963 to Dec. 4, 1970
B1Box number 1 F3Folder number 3 (1-15)Container number 1-15 Undated correspondence
B. Correspondence with Inez Cooper
B1Box number 1 F4Folder number 4 (1-133)Container number 1-133 Correspondence from April 18, 1967 to Sept. 22, 1975
C. Miscellaneous Correspondence
B1Box number 1 F1Folder number 1 (1-3)Container number 1-3 Miscellaneous correspondence
B1Box number 1 F1Folder number 1 (1-9)Container number 1-9 Correspondence with Brigham Young University
II. Writing
A. Novels
B2Box number 2 F1Folder number 1 (1)Container number 1 First corrections by Gay Taylor of "Voice of Eternal Wisdom"
B2Box number 2 F2Folder number 2 (1)Container number 1 Part 1 of 3rd draft of "Voice of Eternal Wisdom"
B2Box number 2 F3Folder number 3 (1)Container number 1 Part 2 of 3rd draft of "Voice of Eternal Wisdom"
B3Box number 3 F1Folder number 1 (1)Container number 1 Draft of "Cedar Breaks" AKA "Voice of Eternal Wisdom"
B3Box number 3 F2Folder number 2 (1)Container number 1 Draft of "Voice of Eternal Wisdom"
B3Box number 3 F3Folder number 3 (1-20)Container number 1-20 Miscellaneous material
B3Box number 3 F4Folder number 4 (1)Container number 1 "Fruit of Her Hands"
B3Box number 3 F5Folder number 5 (1)Container number 1 "Jody in Old Mexico"
B3Box number 3 F5Folder number 5 (2)Container number 2 "Some Thurbers Rooting in the West"
B. Essays
B3Box number 3 F6Folder number 6 (1)Container number 1 "Touch of Death"
B3Box number 3 F6Folder number 6 (2)Container number 2 "A Thought"
B3Box number 3 F6Folder number 6 (3)Container number 3 "Philosophy"
B3Box number 3 F6Folder number 6 (4)Container number 4 "...and Talk of all Thy Truths at Night."
B3Box number 3 F6Folder number 6 (5)Container number 5 "Study"
B3Box number 3 F6Folder number 6 (6)Container number 6 "Old Songs"
C. Personal Experiences
1. Idaho
B3Box number 3 F7Folder number 7 (1)Container number 1 "Faith Promoting Experiences"
B3Box number 3 F7Folder number 7 (2)Container number 2 "David O. McKay and I"
2. Leeds, Utah
B3Box number 3 F8Folder number 8 (1)Container number 1 "Our Rose of Hurricane"
B3Box number 3 F8Folder number 8 (2)Container number 2 Photograph of Rose Frazer, Hurricane, Utah
3. Northern Utah
B3Box number 3 F9Folder number 9 (1)Container number 1 "Among My Christmas Cards"
4. Washington
B3Box number 3 F10Folder number 10 (1)Container number 1 "Seven Years in the Northwest Timberline"
B3Box number 3 F10Folder number 10 (2)Container number 2 "Our German Old Man Friend, Henry Dowble"
5. Orderville, Utah
B3Box number 3 F11Folder number 11 (1)Container number 1 "Phebe in Orderville"
6. Spiritual Experiences
B3Box number 3 F12Folder number 12 (1)Container number 1 "Background for the Spiritual Experiences of My Life"
B3Box number 3 F12Folder number 12 (2)Container number 2 "Spiritual Experiences"
B3Box number 3 F12Folder number 12 (3)Container number 3 "The Bounds of the Spirit of Mankind is Limitless"
7. Miscellaneous
B3Box number 3 F13Folder number 13 (1)Container number 1 "Little Secrets Uncovered"
B3Box number 3 F13Folder number 13 (2)Container number 2 "Life of P.C. T."
B3Box number 3 F13Folder number 13 (3)Container number 3 "Life Can Be Beautiful"
B3Box number 3 F13Folder number 13 (4)Container number 4 July 3, 1960
B3Box number 3 F13Folder number 13 (5)Container number 5 "Life of Phebe C. Thurber"
B3Box number 3 F13Folder number 13 (6)Container number 6 "Onion Peel"
B3Box number 3 F13Folder number 13 (7)Container number 7 "The Unexpected"
B3Box number 3 F13Folder number 13 (8)Container number 8 "Feathers in the Soup"
D. Autobiography
B4Box number 4 F1Folder number 1 (1)Container number 1 "Cindy, Number Seventeen"
B4Box number 4 F2Folder number 2 (1)Container number 1 "Storied History of my Progenitors and Progeny"
E. Non-fiction
B4Box number 4 F3Folder number 3 (1)Container number 1 "Orderville in Kane County"
F. Music
B4Box number 4 F4Folder number 4 (1)Container number 1 "Birth of a Song, Beautiful Building"; no music
B4Box number 4 F4Folder number 4 (2)Container number 2 "Soldier's Welcome Song"; no music
B4Box number 4 F4Folder number 4 (3)Container number 3 "Speak up! Speak up!"; no music
B4Box number 4 F4Folder number 4 (4)Container number 4 "Benny Boles"; no music
B4Box number 4 F4Folder number 4 (5)Container number 5 "Yankee Fire"; no music
B4Box number 4 F4Folder number 4 (6)Container number 6 "Thrums"; no music
B4Box number 4 F4Folder number 4 (7)Container number 7 "The Yankee Girl Song"; no music
B4Box number 4 F4Folder number 4 (8)Container number 8 "Suddenly 'tis June!"; no music
B4Box number 4 F4Folder number 4 (9)Container number 9 "Welcome Home"; no music
B4Box number 4 F4Folder number 4 (11)Container number 11 Lovely "Little Dingle Town"; no music
B4Box number 4 F4Folder number 4 (12)Container number 12 "Beautiful Building, House of the Lord"; no music
B4Box number 4 F4Folder number 4 (13)Container number 13 "Among My Christmas Cards"; no music
B4Box number 4 F4Folder number 4 (14)Container number 14 "Heaven"; no music
B4Box number 4 F4Folder number 4 (15)Container number 15 "I'm Glad I Listened to My Dad"; no music
B4Box number 4 F4Folder number 4 (16)Container number 16 "Merry Musicians"; no music
B4Box number 4 F4Folder number 4 (17)Container number 17 "Poems for my Sunday School Class"; no music
B4Box number 4 F4Folder number 4 (18)Container number 18 Songs for Children: "I Said," and "When I Pray"; no music
B4Box number 4 F4Folder number 4 (19)Container number 19 Songs for Father's Day; no music
B4Box number 4 F5Folder number 5 (1)Container number 1 "Whippoor Will"; with music
B4Box number 4 F5Folder number 5 (2)Container number 2 "We Miss Thee At Home"; with music
B4Box number 4 F5Folder number 5 (3)Container number 3 "Twilight is Stealing"; with music
B4Box number 4 F5Folder number 5 (4)Container number 4 "The Sweet Little Robin"; with music
B4Box number 4 F5Folder number 5 (5)Container number 5 "Be a Thinker, Not a Dreamer"; with music
B4Box number 4 F5Folder number 5 (6)Container number 6 "Lovely Little Valley Town"; with music
B4Box number 4 F5Folder number 5 (7)Container number 7 "Come, Birdie Come"; with music
B4Box number 4 F6Folder number 6 (1)Container number 1 "Twilight in the Old Home"; operetta
B4Box number 4 F7Folder number 7 (1)Container number 1 "Winter's Return"; operetta
B4Box number 4 F7Folder number 7 (2)Container number 2 "Winter's Return"; operetta score
B4Box number 4 F7Folder number 7 (3)Container number 3 Three songs; "Twilight is Stealing" (old song written from memory by Phebe, 1910); "When my Grandpa's Pa Crossed the Plains" (lyrics and music written by Phebe, 1949); "Peace of the Night" (lyrics and music written by Phebe, 1944)
G. Poems
B4Box number 4 F8Folder number 8 (1)Container number 1 "Proverbial Woman"
B4Box number 4 F8Folder number 8 (2)Container number 2 "Shabby Old Coat"
B4Box number 4 F8Folder number 8 (3)Container number 3 "To a Newly Found Friend"
B4Box number 4 F8Folder number 8 (4)Container number 4 "To May Lindsay"
B4Box number 4 F8Folder number 8 (5)Container number 5 "A Way to Walk"
B4Box number 4 F8Folder number 8 (6)Container number 6 "To Dennis", "Keep a Record", "That Fellow Down Inside", "To Remember our Friendship"
B4Box number 4 F8Folder number 8 (7)Container number 7 "To my Son, Ross"
B4Box number 4 F8Folder number 8 (8)Container number 8 "Something to Learn", "Welcome! New Year!"
B4Box number 4 F8Folder number 8 (9)Container number 9 "Thanksgiving Turkey"
B4Box number 4 F8Folder number 8 (10)Container number 10 "When my Grandpa's Pa Crossed the Plains"
B4Box number 4 F8Folder number 8 (11)Container number 11 "Two Men"
B4Box number 4 F8Folder number 8 (12)Container number 12 "Light The Path, Dear Lord"
B4Box number 4 F8Folder number 8 (13)Container number 13 "Winter of My Soul"
B4Box number 4 F8Folder number 8 (14)Container number 14 "Wanted-Men Who Mean What They Say"
B4Box number 4 F8Folder number 8 (15)Container number 15 "Eliza Freeze"
B4Box number 4 F8Folder number 8 (16)Container number 16 "Come Four p.m.(Reading): Winter Life in the Western Mountains"
B4Box number 4 F8Folder number 8 (17)Container number 17 "Things Most Precious"
B4Box number 4 F8Folder number 8 (18)Container number 18 "Hell's Consistency"
B4Box number 4 F8Folder number 8 (19)Container number 19 "A Scholar for a Teacher"
B4Box number 4 F8Folder number 8 (20)Container number 20 "Creation En Regle"
B4Box number 4 F8Folder number 8 (21)Container number 21 "The Boy Scout Grin"
B4Box number 4 F8Folder number 8 (22)Container number 22 "Time Told Me"
B4Box number 4 F8Folder number 8 (23)Container number 23 "The Here and Now"
B4Box number 4 F8Folder number 8 (24)Container number 24 "To Billy"
B4Box number 4 F8Folder number 8 (25)Container number 25 "Find the People Who Grow"
B4Box number 4 F8Folder number 8 (26)Container number 26 "Hurry Back to Us"
B4Box number 4 F8Folder number 8 (27)Container number 27 "My Soldier Boy"
B4Box number 4 F8Folder number 8 (28)Container number 28 "Dingle Roundup"
B4Box number 4 F8Folder number 8 (29)Container number 29 "Sweet are the Tidings"
B4Box number 4 F8Folder number 8 (30)Container number 30 "The Willing Horse"
B4Box number 4 F8Folder number 8 (31)Container number 31 "Preaching to Myself"
B4Box number 4 F8Folder number 8 (33)Container number 33 "Wanted"
B4Box number 4 F8Folder number 8 (34)Container number 34 "Newly Found Friend"
B4Box number 4 F8Folder number 8 (35)Container number 35 "Shabby Old Coat"
B4Box number 4 F8Folder number 8 (36)Container number 36 "Suspense"
B4Box number 4 F8Folder number 8 (37)Container number 37 "Gifts from Life"
B4Box number 4 F8Folder number 8 (38)Container number 38 "Peace of the Night"
B4Box number 4 F8Folder number 8 (39)Container number 39 "When My Grandpa's Pa Crossed the Plains"
H. Stories
A. General
B4Box number 4 F9Folder number 9 (1)Container number 1 "Among My Christmas Cards"
B4Box number 4 F9Folder number 9 (2)Container number 2 "A Trick to Try"
B4Box number 4 F9Folder number 9 (3)Container number 3 "...for them which despitefully use you"
B4Box number 4 F9Folder number 9 (4)Container number 4 "A Pot of Power"
B4Box number 4 F9Folder number 9 (5)Container number 5 "A Scrap of Mohair"
B. Animals
B4Box number 4 F10Folder number 10 (1)Container number 1 "Cow, Come Home!"
B4Box number 4 F10Folder number 10 (2)Container number 2 "Forever Yours, The Bear Family"
B4Box number 4 F10Folder number 10 (3)Container number 3 "Fox in the Rocks"
B4Box number 4 F10Folder number 10 (4)Container number 4 "Mistaken Identity"
B4Box number 4 F10Folder number 10 (5)Container number 5 "Soul of the Wild"
B4Box number 4 F10Folder number 10 (6)Container number 6 "Turkey Thieves"
B4Box number 4 F10Folder number 10 (7)Container number 7 "Turnip Turnaround"
C. Children
B4Box number 4 F11Folder number 11 (1)Container number 1 "The Parasite"
B4Box number 4 F11Folder number 11 (2)Container number 2 "Two Boys"
B4Box number 4 F11Folder number 11 (3)Container number 3 "Good Deeds Bring Reward"
B4Box number 4 F11Folder number 11 (4)Container number 4 "How to Pray"
B4Box number 4 F11Folder number 11 (5)Container number 5 "The Happiest Day for Mr. Smith"
B4Box number 4 F11Folder number 11 (6)Container number 6 "A Bicycle Problem"
D. True Stories
B4Box number 4 F12Folder number 12 (1)Container number 1 "Harold Wolford"
B4Box number 4 F12Folder number 12 (2)Container number 2 "Smart Devil!"