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Rulon Tingey and Josephine Omer Burton family papers

Rulon Tingey and Josephine Omer Burton family papers

Dates: bulk 1943-2005, 1834-2005

Collection includes the papers of various members of the Burton family from 1834 to 2005, with the bulk of the material focusing on the life of Rulon and Josephine Burton. Materials include journals, personal and family correspondence, literary and manuscript drafts, personal and family scrapbooks, notebooks and other family records.

  • Extent: 10 cartons (10 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Burton, Jo. -- Burton, Rulon T., 1926
  • Call Number: MSS 3135
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Privacy restricted until April 2017.
Languages and Scripts
English
Arrangement
Organized into seven series: I. Rulon T. Burton journals, 1946-1997. II. Robert T. Burton journals, 1881-1899. III. Burton family correspondence, 1946-1996. IV. Burton family writings, 1985-1998. V. Burton family scrapbooks and notebooks, 1943-1971. VI. Burton family records, 1834-2005. VII. Newspaper clippings, 1988.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Burton family 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 3135; Rulon Tingey and Josephine Omer Burton family papers; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 3135, LTPSC.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Rulon and Josephine Burton.
Other Finding Aids
File-level inventory available online. http://files.lib.byu.edu/ead/XML/MSS3135.xml
Subject Terms
Burton family; Burton, Jo--Archives; Burton, Robert Taylor, 1821-1907; Burton, Rulon T., 1926---Archives; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--Missions--Denmark--History; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--Missions--Micronesia--History; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--Missions--Samoan Islands--History; Correspondence; Material Types; Mormon families--History; Mormon missionaries--Denmark--History--20th century; Salt Lake City (Utah)--History--20th century; World War, 1939-1945--Religious aspects--Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Genre / Form
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); Diaries; Letters; Photographs; Scrapbooks
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
UPB_MSS3135
Finding Aid Title
Burton (Rulon Tingey and Josephine Omer) family papers
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Garrett Schroath
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-09-23T14:16-0600
Finding Aid Language
English
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Josephine O. Burton (1932- ) is the wife of Rulon T. Burton, and an active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She served three missions for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints with her husband.

Biographical History

Rulon T. Burton (1926- ) is a Mormon lawyer in Utah, and later served three missions for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.



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John Murphy
Curator - 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts
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