Virgil V. Peterson papers

Virgil V. Peterson papers

Dates: 1930-1979

Correspondence, newspapers, maps, charts, newsletters, brochures and financial accounts. The materials relate to land use and mineral resources in Utah, including the use of salt from the Great Salt Lake.

  • Extent: 3 boxes (1.5 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Peterson, Virgil V. (Virgil Vance), 1905
  • Call Number: MSS 1945
  • 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 1945; Papers; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 1945, LTPSC.
Subject Terms
Agriculture and Natural Resources; Great Salt Lake Valley (Utah)--History--Sources; Land use--Utah--History--Sources; Mineral industries--Utah--History--Sources; Mines and Mineral Resources; Salt industry and trade--Utah--History--Sources
Genre / Form
Letters; Newsletters; Newspapers; Pamphlets
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).
Finding Aid ID Number
Finding Aid Title
Peterson (Virgil V.) papers
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Megan Furcini
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2012-04-10T14:58-0600
Finding Aid Language
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Utah businessman.

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Curator - 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts