Adam S. Bennion papers

Adam S. Bennion papers

Dates: 1909-1958

Speeches, meeting minutes, reports, correspondence, newspaper clippings, magazine articles, and miscellaneous items. The materials relate to Bennion's personal, educational, business, and religious activities. The largest amount of the materials relate to his speeches. The bulk of correspondence is between other apostles and general authorities of the Mormon Church.

  • Extent: 44 boxes (22 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Bennion, Adam S. (Adam Samuel), 1886-1958
  • Call Number: MSS 1
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602;
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
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Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS 1; Adam S. Bennion papers; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 1, LTPSC.
Other Finding Aids
Collection-level inventory online.
Subject Terms
Bennion, Adam S. (Adam Samuel), 1886-1958; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--Apostles--Sources; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--Doctrines--History--Sources; Utah Power & Light Company--History--Sources; Businessmen--Utah--History--Sources; Correspondence; Education--Utah--History--Sources; Educators--Utah--History--Sources; Material Types; Mormon Church--Apostles; Universities and colleges--Utah--History--Sources
Genre / Form
Corporate minutes; Letters; Newspapers; Notes; Souvenirs (Keepsakes); Speeches, addresses, etc., American
Appraisal Information
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).
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Finding Aid Title
Bennion (Adam S.) papers
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Finding aid prepared by Garrett Schroath
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Biographical History

Utah educator, speaker, businessman, and apostle in the Mormon Church. Bennion taught at the University of Utah and Brigham Young University and worked for the Utah Power & Light Company.

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Curator - 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts