Israel Franklin Evans papers

Israel Franklin Evans papers

Dates: 1918-1956

Certificates, handwritten and typewritten correspondence, speeches, reports, newspaper clippings, receipts, a short biography, magazines, legal papers, a guest book, and a diary. The guest book and diary are found in the same volume. Some of the materials relate to Evans' service as president of the Eastern States Mission for the Mormon Church. The materials deal with his service to the Mormon Church, his law career, and his interest in education in Utah. Many of the items relate to contact with General Authorities of the Mormon Church and to the activities of Evans' wife, Priscilla Livingston Evans.

  • Extent: 1 box (0.5 linear inches)
  • Creator: Evans, Israel Franklin, 1873-1950
  • Call Number: MSS 1762
  • 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.
Languages and Scripts
Materials are in English.
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 1762; Papers; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 1762, LTPSC.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Francelle Evans Larsen; 1979.
Subject Terms
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--Apostles--History--Sources; Evans, Priscilla Livingston; Religion; Correspondence; Lawyers--Utah--History--Sources; Material Types; Missions and Missionaries; Mormonism (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints); Mormon Church--Missions--East (U.S.)--History--Sources; Mormons--Utah--History--Sources; Patriarchal blessings (Mormon Church)--History--Sources; Politicians--Utah--History--Sources; Publications
Genre / Form
Biography; Certificates; Diaries; Letters; Reports
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
Evans (Israel Franklin) papers
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Garrett Schroath
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2012-02-13T15:15-0700
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Biographical History

Mormon lawyer and farmer in Utah.

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Curator - 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts