Donald B. Russell papers

Donald B. Russell papers

Dates: approximately 1930-1980

Personal and professional correspondence, date books used as diaries, and newspapers and magazines kept by Russell. Also included are book manuscripts to be reviewed and copies of the vital papers of Russell's father, Samuel Russell, including certificates, deeds, and contracts.

  • Extent: 4 cartons (4 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Russell, Donald. -- Russell, Samuel, 1878-1954
  • Call Number: MSS 2038
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602;
  • Access Restrictions: Access only by permission of the board of curators at repository.
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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 Donald B. Russell 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 2038; Donald B. Russell papers; 20th century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 2038, LTPSC.
Custodial History
The materials were donated by the creator through his daughter which were delivered after his death. Plans for this donation had been made before Russell died.
Subject Terms
Russell, Donald; American literature--History and criticism; Book reviewing; Journalists--United States
Genre / Form
Certificates; Contracts; Deeds; Diaries; Drafts (Documents); Letters; Newspapers
Appraisal Information
LDS scholarship and historiography (20th century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.III, 2007).
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Finding Aid Title
Russell (Donald B.) papers
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Lucy Brimhall
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-11-14T15:06-0700
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Biographical Info:

Biographical history

Nationally known book reviewer.

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Curator - 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts