Anthony Armstrong papers

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Anthony Armstrong papers

Dates: 1920-1976

Autobiographical materials, publishers' correspondence and contracts, and manuscripts for literary works. Anthony Armstrong flourished from 1924 to 1976 and was known for writing in several literary genres, including historical, humorous, crime, and country novels; humorous short stories; drama; nonfiction works; and film and radio scripts.

  • Extent: 5 boxes (2.5 linear ft.): handwritten. typewritten. photocopies.
  • Creator: Armstrong, Anthony, 1897-1976
  • Call Number: MSS 1510
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84606;
  • 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 1510; Papers; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 1510, LTPSC.
Acquisition Information
Purchased; Bertram Rota; 1977.
Other Finding Aids
File-level inventory available online.
Subject Terms
Armstrong, Anthony, 1897-1976; Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences; Authors, English--20th century--Biography--Sources; Authors, English--Manuscripts; Correspondence; English literature--20th century--History--Sources; English literature--Manuscripts; Literature; Material Types
Genre / Form
Papers (Document genres)
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
Armstrong (Anthony) papers
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Garrett Schroath
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2012-06-01T15:35-0600
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Biographical Info:

Biographical/Historical note

British author of historical and crime novels, humorous short stories and plays, and radio and film scripts.

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