Utah County American Party collection

Utah County American Party collection

Dates: 1951-1993

The Utah County American Party Collection primarily documents the Utah County chapter of the party. The collection contains the by-laws and list of members' names from the year 1975 - 1992. Included with the collection are documents and newspaper clippings concerning issues with which the party dealt. Also included are party platforms, news releases, fiscal reports and some letters between members and party leaders. Some minutes of meetings and agendas are also present as well as American Party literature and some audio tapes of meetings.

  • Extent: 4 boxes (2 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Utah County American Party
  • Call Number: MSS 1708
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public use.
Languages and Scripts
The collection is organized into four series: 1. American Party of Utah County papers, 1973-1993; 2. American Party of Utah papers, 1975-1993; 3. National American Party papers, 1972-1991; and 4. American Party papers, 1951-1992.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the Utah County American Party collection 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 1708; Utah County American Party collection; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following Citations: MSS 1708, LTPSC.
Custodial History
The collection was kept in the possession of the party secretaries until 1992, when the present secretary and officer, Jameston Bradford, donated the collection to Brigham Young University.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Jameston Bradford; 1992.
Other Finding Aids
Folder-level inventory available online. http://files.lib.byu.edu/ead/XML/MSS1708.xml
Subject Terms
American Party (Utah)--History; Civic Activism; Political parties--Utah--Utah County--History; Politics, Government, and Law; Utah County (Utah)--History
Genre / Form
Letters; Lists; Reports
Processing Information
Processed; Harvard S. Heath & Candace Kearl; October 1993.
Appraisal Information
Utah political history (20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.I, 2007).
Finding Aid ID Number
Finding Aid Title
Utah County American Party collection
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Harvard S. Heath & Candace Kearl
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-10-21T09:17-0600
Finding Aid Language
Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) grant, 2007-2008

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