Carlos Ashby Badger papers

Carlos Ashby Badger papers

Dates: 1895-1939

Photocopies of diaries, correspondence, and scrapbooks. The correspondence is largely between Carlos Badger and his wife Rose Jenkins Badger. Most of the diaries were kept while Badger served as personal secretary to the United States Senator from Utah, Reed Smoot. The materials deal with the congressional hearings dealing with Smoot, mormon polygamy, Mormon temple endowments, and the politics of both Utah and the United States

  • Extent: 19 boxes (9.5 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Badger, Carlos Ashby, 1878-1939
  • Call Number: MSS 1298
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th 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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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 1298; Carlos Ashby Badger papers; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 1298, LTPSC.
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File-level inventory available online.
Subject Terms
Badger, Rose Jenkins, 1877-1937; Smoot, Reed, 1862-1941; Diaries; Legislators--United States--History; Material Types; Mormon Church--Apostles; Polygamy--Religious aspects--Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--History; Scrapbooks; Utah--Politics and government
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19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
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Badger (Carlos Ashby) papers
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Finding aid prepared by Jennifer Kim
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This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-11-24T04:10-0700
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Biographical/Historical note

Mormon lawyer and member of the Utah National Guard.

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Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts