Newton Leslie Andrus papers

Newton Leslie Andrus papers

Dates: circa 1937-1946

Collection contains correspondence, a scrapbook, a ledger book, newspaper clippings, receipts, bank statements, a genealogical pedigree chart, and photographs. The materials relate to Andrus' business activities with the Intermountain Mutual Insurance Company and to his farm. Also includes record books of the Intermountain Mutual Life Insurance Company, Idaho Falls, recorded by Andrus in his position as president, with dates ranging from circa 1937 to 1946.

  • Extent: 2 ledger boxes (1.5 linear ft.). -- 9 boxes (4.5 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Andrus, Newton Leslie
  • Call Number: MSS 2001
  • 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 the Newton Leslie Andrus 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 2001; Newton Leslie Andrus papers; 20th and 21st Century Western and Mormon Americana; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 2001, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Nine boxes donated in 1979 by Hyrum Andrus.The ledgers were found in the stacks April 2008 without a call number or accession number.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Hyrum Andrus; 1979.
Subject Terms
Andrus, Newton Leslie--Archives; Business, Industry, Labor, and Commerce; Insurance--Idaho--Idaho Falls; Labor History
Genre / Form
Account books; Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); Letters; Photographs; Receipts (Acknowledgments); Scrapbooks
Processing Information
Processed; Melissa Cowles, student processor and John Murphy, curator; 2008.
Appraisal Information
20th and 21st Century Western and Mormon Americana because it contains business records of an American company.
Finding Aid ID Number
Finding Aid Title
Andrus (Newton Leslie) papers
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Melissa Cowles, student processor and John Murphy, curator
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2011-03-04T12:34-0700
Finding Aid Language
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Newton Leslie Andrus (1896-1985) was an insurance businessman in Idaho Falls, Idaho.

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John Murphy
Curator - 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts