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Donald G. Godfrey and B. Y. Card research files on Charles Ora Card

Donald G. Godfrey and B. Y. Card research files on Charles Ora Card

Dates: approximately 1970-1995

Contains Godfrey and Card's research materials on Charles Ora Card (1839-1906), and early Mormon settler in Alberta. Includes correspondence (1991-1993), research materials, and two manuscripts at different stages of the book "The Diaries of Charles Ora Card," and "The Canadian Years, 1886-1903." There are also copies of the books "Challenge of the Homestead: Peace River Letters of Clyde and Myrle Campbell, 1919-1924" and "The Rundle Journals, 1840-1848." These two titles also deal with the history of Alberta.

  • Extent: 2 cartons (2 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Card, B. Y. (Brigham Young), 1914-2006. -- Godfrey, Donald G.
  • Call Number: MSS 2044
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Donor restricted; permission to use material must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services.
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It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Donald G. Godfrey and B. Y. Card research files on Charles Ora Card 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 2044; Donald G. Godfrey and B. Y. Card research files on Charles Ora Card; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 2044, LTPSC.
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Box-level inventory available online. http://files.lib.byu.edu/ead/XML/MSS2044.xml
Subject Terms
Card, Charles Ora, 1839-1906; Alberta--History--Sources; Mormons--Alberta--History
Genre / Form
Diaries; Letters; Notes
Appraisal Information
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
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Godfrey (Donald G. and B. Y. Card) research files on Charles Ora Card
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Finding aid prepared by Devon Zimmerman
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Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Brigham Young Card (1914-2006) was a professor at the University of Alberta from 1945 to 1980. He specialized in the sociology of education. His interests included Indian and Metis culture and Mormon studies.

Biographical History

Donald G. Godfrey (born 1944) is an author and professor of journalism in Arizona.

Donald G. Godfrey received his bachelor's degree in communications at Weber State University, and his master's degree in journalism at the University of Oregon. He completed his education with a Ph.D. in speech communication from the University of Washington. Over the course of his career, Godfrey has worked in a number of positions, including television news reporter, news director and producer, and news anchor. He has also taught journalism and communications courses at universities throughout the West, including schools in Utah, Washington, and Arizona. Godfrey has also written a number of works on communications and Mormon history.

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