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Collection

Murri, Ina Mae Papers

Span Dates: 1977-2007
Bulk Dates:
Volume: 6.0 linear ft.

Description

The Ina Mae Murri papers document her work securing LGBTQ and women’s rights within the Mormon Church. The papers mostly consist of correspondence and newsletters related to her activism.

Hist/Bio Note

Ina Mae Murri was born in 1935 in Idaho. After a brief stint in the military, she moved to Los Angeles and in 1967 began working with Affirmation: Gay & Lesbian Mormons as well as with Mormons for ERA. She spent the rest of her life working with LGBTQ and feminist groups within the Mormon Church. In 1980, she met her partner, Stella Lopez-Armijo who helped Murri found the group Lavender Seniors.

Finding Aid

A finding aid is available on the Archives West website.
http://archiveswest.orbiscascade.org/ark:/80444/xv71194

Location

The collection is located at the J. Willard Marriott Library Special Collections in the University of Utah Libraries.
http://www.lib.utah.edu/collections/special-collections/index.php

Tags

Mormon (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints) | Affirmation (Gay and Lesbian Mormons) | Feminism | Women and Religion | Murri, Ina Mae