Edwin Butterworth scrapbooks

Edwin Butterworth scrapbooks

Dates: 1947-1977

Seven volumes containing articles and advertisements about BYU that appeared in "The Improvement Era" and numerous other publications. One volume contains issues of "BYU Today," 1968-1973. Collection also includes a folder of newspapers.

  • Extent: 5 boxes (2.5 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Butterworth, Edwin, 1912-2010
  • Call Number: MSS 2065
  • 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 Scrapbooks 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 2065; Scrapbooks; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 2065, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Edwin Butterworth Jr. donated the scrapbooks to BYU Archives during the early- to mid-1990s. They were received by Mark Smith, who was university archivist from 1992 to 1997.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Edwitn Butterworth Jr.
Other Finding Aids
Register available.
Subject Terms
Colleges and Universities; Education
Genre / Form
Newspapers; Periodicals
BYU today; Improvement era
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
Butterworth (Edwin) scrapbooks
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Garrett Schroath
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2012-05-03T15:53-0600
Finding Aid Language
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Edwin Butterworth was director of press relations at Brigham Young University.

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John Murphy
Curator - 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts