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Research Hours: Monday through Friday 9 to 4

We are a research facility for histories and photographs. These are available Monday through Friday, 9 am to 4 pm and Wednesday until 7:30 pm.

 

Welcome to the Official Site of ISDUP

Welcome to the official site of International Society Daughters of Utah Pioneers (ISDUP, DUP). ISDUP was organized solely for historical, educational, and public purposes and is completely non-political and non-sectarian. We are dedicated to honoring the names and achievements of the men, women, and children who founded Utah. We seek to encompass a broad scope of services, ranging from the preservation of historic landmarks to the education of thousands of school children and adults about their pioneer forebears. For more information about DUP, click here.  For more information about the history of the organization, click here.

 

 

ISDUP Annual Convention - October 11

International Society Daughters of Utah Pioneers will hold its annual International Convention, 11 October 2014, at the Davis Conference Center. All DUP members, Members-at-Large, Associates of DUP, and prospective members are invited to attend. Pre-Convention entertainment will begin at 9:30 with cowboy poet and musicians, Quinn and Doneen Griffin. The general meeting will begin at 10 am. Book sales -- with special "Convention Prices" -- will begin at 8:00 am. Come early and avoid the lines. Volume 6 of our lesson series Museum Memories will be introduced and available for purchase. We are pleased to have Glenn Rawson, host of TV series "Joseph Smith Papers" as speaker. The address of the Davis Conference Center is 1651 North 700 West, Layton, Utah. If driving, take I-15 exit 332, go east on Antelope Drive, turn right on 700 West and you will come to the conference center. Any questions, please contact Maurine Smith, 801-532-6479 or email maurinesmith@isdup.org

 

Beaver Stake Tabernacle Bell Re-Dedication

On Saturday August 9, the original bell from Beaver Stake Tabernacle was re-dedicated after being re-hung from a new bell tower. The bell tower was a project of Tyler Griffiths, Beaver 7th Ward Eagle Scout. Maurine P. Smith and Katharine Brimhall were in attendance with the Beaver Company of the DUP.

 

President's Addendum 2014

For the content of this year's Seminar's President's Addendum, please see each department as follows: Introduction; President's Department; DUP Current Theme; Chaplains; History Department; Identifying Pioneers Online for BeginnersPublic Relations; Schedule of Lessons and Music; Lessons; Music; Parliamentarians; Registrars; Satellite Museums; Secretary and Treasurers; Secretary; Treasurers and Treasurer's Financial Records.

 

2014 Days of 47 Royalty Announced

 

 

Royalty for 2014 Days of ’47 were crowned Saturday, April 12th, 2014.

The queen is Nicole Lindsay, daughter of Roger and Julie Lindsay of Bountiful, Utah.  First attendant is Danielle Shkapich from Provo, Utah, daughter of Daniel and Donna Shkapich of Chandler, Arizona.  Second attendant is Camille Johnson, daughter of Kelly and Sharon Johnson from Smithfield, Utah.  The trio was chosen during a pageant held April 12 at the LDS Conference Center Theater.  They were selected by a panel of judges based on talks centered on this year’s theme, “Pioneers – Pushing Toward Our Future”.  As they travel and speak this summer, our Royalty will be an example to all young women who hear their message.  They will represent The Days of ’47 and International Society Daughters of Utah Pioneers well. 

Numerous Days of ’47 events occur during July.  Go to www.daysof47.com for dates and locations.  The Days of ’47 Royalty will attend all of these activities.

They are available for appearance and speaking engagements from June-August 2014.  Contact their advisor Cathy Ehlert at 801-274-1224 or 801-580-8565 or casehlert@gmail.com to schedule.


Annie Taylor Hyde Award


Susannah Coats, presently living in Orem, Utah, daughter of Kevin and Kathy Coats from Mendon, Utah, received the Annie Taylor Hyde Award. She was chosen by her peers for her friendship and kindness.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Excerpts from the President's Packet 2013

Excerpts from the President's Packet are now available online. These sections include Chaplains, Lesson Leaders, Music, Outreach, Parliamentarians, Publicity and Promotion, and Satellite Museums. Click here to access the entire online President's Packet (it might take a while to open). Click on each of these sections to open that part of the packet:  Chaplains, Lesson Leaders, Music, Outreach, Parliamentarians, Publicity and Promotion, or Satellite Museums.