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Agnes Stewart Campbell

8 November 1860–19 February 1942

Born 8 Nov. 1860 in Salt Lake City.[1] Daughter of Robert Lang Campbell and Mary Stewart.[2] Baptized a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 4 Nov. 1869.[3] Served as president of the Salt Lake City Fourteenth Ward Young Ladies’ Mutual Improvement Association (YLMIA), 1888–1895.[4] Served as an aide and later as assistant secretary to the general board of the YLMIA, 1890–ca. 1940.[5] Served as president of the Salt Lake City Twentieth Ward YLMIA, 1898–1901.[6] Worked in the office of the Zion’s Cooperative Mercantile Institution, until 1899.[7] Attended building committee meetings with EBW to discuss funding for a women’s building, 1900–1903.[8] Served as business manager for the Young Woman’s Journal, 1905–1929.[9] Died 19 Feb. 1942 in Salt Lake City.[10]

 

[1] “Endowments of the Living, 1851–1884,” Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Endowment House, vol. H, p. 376, Agnes Stewart Campbell, 23 Oct. 1876, microfilm 183407 (restricted access), FHL. “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 26 Nov. 2017), Agnes Stewart Campbell (KWJC-KDV).

[2] “Endowments of the Living, 1851–1884,” Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Endowment House, vol. H, p. 376, Agnes Stewart Campbell, 23 Oct. 1876, microfilm 183407 (restricted access), FHL. Fourteenth Ward, Salt Lake Stake, Fourteenth Ward Record of Members, 1857–1909, pp. 37–38, CHL.

[3] “Endowments of the Living, 1851–1884,” Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Endowment House, vol. H, p. 376, Agnes Stewart Campbell, 23 Oct. 1876, microfilm 183407 (restricted access), FHL.

[4] Fourteenth Ward, Salt Lake Stake, Fourteenth Ward Manuscript History and Historical Reports, 1849–1958, p. [12], LR 2972 2, CHL. Susa Young Gates, History of the Young Ladies’ Mutual Improvement Association of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1911), 147–149.

[5] “YLMIA General Conference,” Young Woman’s Journal, May 1890, 269. Susa Young Gates, History of the Young Ladies’ Mutual Improvement Association of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1911), 149. “Agnes Stewart Campbell,” Salt Lake Telegram, 20 Feb. 1942, 27.

[6] Twentieth Ward, Ensign Stake, Twentieth Ward Manuscript History and Historical Reports, 1856–1982, pp. [10], [12], [29], LR 9455 2, CHL. Susa Young Gates, History of the Young Ladies’ Mutual Improvement Association of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saint (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1911), 148.

[7] Susa Young Gates, History of the Young Ladies’ Mutual Improvement Association of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1911), 147–148. “Agnes Stewart Campbell,” Salt Lake Telegram, 20 Feb. 1942, 27.

[8] EBW, Diary, 20 and 25 Oct. 1900; 3, 5 and 27 Nov. 1900; 6 Dec. 1900; 23 Mar. 1901; 28 Apr. 1903. Susa Young Gates, History of the Young Ladies’ Mutual Improvement Association of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1911), 170.

[9] Agnes S. Campbell, “Young Ladies’ Journal,” Young Woman’s Journal, Oct. 1929, 683–684.

[10] “Utah State Archives Indexes,” database and images, Utah State Archives (https://archives.utah.gov/research/indexes, accessed 14 Nov. 2017), from Utah Department of Health, Office of Vital Records and Statistics Death Certificates, series 81448, file no. 290/316 (1942), Agnes Stewart Campbell, 19 Feb. 1942. “Agnes Stewart Campbell,” Salt Lake Telegram, 20 Feb. 1942, 27.