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John Scott Davenport correspondence and pamphlets

John Scott Davenport correspondence and pamphlets

Dates: 1925-1970

Handwritten and typewritten correspondence, travel brochures, and newspaper articles. Much of the correspondence was written while Davenport served in the United States military during the Second World War. He spent most of his time in California and Okinawa during that war. Also included is some correspondence between family members.

  • Extent: 3 boxes (1.5 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Davenport, John Scott
  • Call Number: MSS 2006
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84606; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • 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 Correspondence and pamphlets 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 2006; Correspondence and pamphlets; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 2006, LTPSC.
Acquisition Information
Donated; John Davenport; 1989.
Subject Terms
Correspondence; Material Types; Military; Mormons--Correspondence; Okinawa Island (Japan)--History--Sources; Politics, Government, and Law; Soldiers--United States--Correspondence
Genre / Form
Letters; 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).
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Finding Aid Title
Davenport (John Scott) correspondence and pamphlets
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Garrett Schroath
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2012-04-20T10:27-0600
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Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Mormon journalist and stamp collector.

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