The Ruth May Fox papers (1894-1973) consist of photocopies of Fox's diary and autobiography, supplemented with corrections and explanations by her son, Feramorz Y. Fox. Ruth May Fox (b. 1853) was a Utah Mormon housewife and women's suffrage activist.
The Emmeline B. Wells diaries (1844-1920) consist of Wells' personal journals that contain daily accounts of her life and activities. Wells (1828-1921) was an early Mormon pioneer who left her home in Massachusetts for Nauvoo, Illinois in 1844. In 1846 she moved on to Salt Lake City, Utah, where she was very involved in the LDS Church and various social organizations, including the National Women's Suffrage Association and the Daughters of the American Revolution. She was appointed the 5th General President of the LDS Relief Society by Eliza R. Snow in 1910. She was also the National Woman's Suffrage Association's vice-president for Utah in 1874. The collection consists of photocopies, and the original diaries are at Brigham Young University. No photocopies can be made of any material.