John Whitmer Hoover papers

John Whitmer Hoover papers

Dates: 1867-1920

Letters, cash receipts, account books, deeds, certificates, memorabilia, indentures, and miscellaneous notes. The materials were created when Hoover and his family resided in Provo, Utah, when he operated the Excelsior Roller Mills in that city. The items relate to the operation of the mill and to family matters.

  • Extent: 1 box (5 linear inches)
  • Creator: Hoover, John Whitmer, 1834-1902
  • Call Number: MSS 362
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602;
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
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It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from John Whitmer Hoover 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 362; John Whitmer Hoover papers; 19th century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 362, LTPSC.
Subject Terms
Hoover Excelsior Roller Mill--History; Hoover, John Whitmer, 1834-1902; Millers--Utah--Provo--History--Sources; Mills and mill-work--Utah--Provo--History; Mormons--Utah--Provo--History; Provo (Utah)--History
Genre / Form
Certificates; Deeds; Letters; Notes
Appraisal Information
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
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Finding Aid Title
Hoover (John Whitmer) papers
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Finding aid prepared by Lucy Brimhall
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This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-10-20T04:22-0600
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Biographical Info:

Biographical history

Utah miller and businessman.

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Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts