Irene M. Bates photograph collection, 1940-1991

Overview of the Collection

Photographer
Bates, Irene M., 1921-2015
Title
Irene M. Bates photograph collection
Dates
1940-1991 (inclusive)
Quantity
1 box
Collection Number
P0896
Summary
Irene M. Bates was a historian and author who focused on the history of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. This colleciton contains images of Bates and her family and of David O. McKay at Ground Breaking for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints Temple in England in 1958.
Repository
University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Special Collections, J. Willard Marriott Library
University of Utah
295 South 1500 East
Salt Lake City, UT
84112-0860

Telephone: 8015818863
special@library.utah.edu
Access Restrictions

Twenty-four hour advanced notice encouraged. Materials must be used on-site. Access to parts of this collection may be restricted under provisions of state or federal law.

Languages
English

Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Irene May Bates was born in Manchester, England, in 1921 to Edward and Lily Wootton. On June 14, 1941, she married William Bates. In 1955, William and Irene Bates joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. In 1967 they emigrated to Salt Lake City, Utah. Bates received her B.A. in sociology, summa cum laude from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). In 1988, she received an M.A. in history from UCLA, and in 1991, she earned a Ph.D. in History, also from UCLA. Bates published many books and articles about the history of the LDS Church. She passed away on August 10, 2015 at the age of 95.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The Irene M. Bates photograph collection contains images of Irene Bates and her family bewteen 1940 and 1991 and a photograph of when David Omakay at Ground Breaking for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints Temple in England in 1958.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances.

Permission to publish material from the Irene M. Bates photograph collection must be obtained from the Special Collections Manuscript Curator.

Preferred Citation

Initial Citation: Irene M. Bates photograph collection, P0896, Box [ ]. Special Collections and Archives. University of Utah, J. Willard Marriott Library. Salt Lake City, Utah.

Following Citations: P0896.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Arrangement

Arranged by subject

Acquisition Information

Donated by Irene M. Bates in 2001.

Processing Note

Processed by Claire A. Kempa in 2021.

Separated Materials

See also the Irene M . Bates papers (ACCN 1875) in the Manuscripts Division of Special Collections.

Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
1 1 Irene Bates 1940-1991
1 2 Bates Family
1 3 David O. McKay at Ground Breaking for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints Temple in England 1958

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

Personal Names

  • Bates, Irene M., 1921-2015
  • McKay, David Oman, 1873-1970

Geographical Names

  • London Temple (Surrey, England)

Form or Genre Terms

  • black-and-white prints (photographs)
  • color prints (photographs)