Golden Spike Camp records

Golden Spike Camp records

Dates: 1951-1956

Papers mostly document the beginnings of the Golden Spike Camp headquartered in Tremonton, Utah, 1951-1952. Includes constitution and by-laws; minutes and notes from the first meeting, 26 July 1951; lists of prospective members, supplied by wards in Tremonton and nearby communities; some issues of "The Pioneer," the SUP (Sons of the Utah Pioneers) newsletter; and two unidentified photographs. Papers reflect primarily on the activities of Edgar H. White and John W. Smith. Includes SUP membership certificate for White, apparently issued in 1956. Also includes statement of SUP objectives.

  • Extent: 4 folders (0.4 linear ft.). -- 1 microfilm reel (0.1 linear ft.)
  • Creator: National Society, Sons of Utah Pioneers. Golden Spike Camp. -- White, Edgar Hartley, 1887
  • Call Number: MSS 2173
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84606;
  • Access Restrictions: Microfilm copy is open for research. Permission required from the Supervisor of Reference Services to view the originals.
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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 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 2173; Papers; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 2173, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Duplicate blank forms, a duplicate photograph, and two blank sheets, were discarded from the collection, June 2000. Orrin Schwab Books, Logan, Utah, Purchase, 1995.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Orrin Schwab Books; 1995.
Subject Terms
Clubs and Societies; Social Life and Customs; Tremonton (Utah)
Genre / Form
By-laws; Certificates; Constitutions; Corporate minutes; Letters; Photographs
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
Golden Spike Camp records
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Rose Frank
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2012-05-09T15:37-0600
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John Murphy
Curator - 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts