B.F. Larsen family papers

B.F. Larsen family papers

Dates: 1892-1939

The B. F. Larsen family papers contain the following: 1) Book, “Old Fart Days” by Sorena E. W. Larsen about the first settlers of Monroe. In a six ring binder, 4 by 6.5 inches. 2) Sorena E. W. Larsen’s theology class notebook. Three ring binder, 7 by 10 inches. 3) Loose sheets with handwritten poems (one poem is on A. Washburn Stationery). 4) Correspondence. 5) Memories written on loose sheets. 6) News clippings 7) Handwritten history of the Young Ladies Mutual Improvement Association of Monroe, Utah. Materials dated 1892 to 1939.

  • Extent: 7 folders (0.7 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Larsen, B. F. (Bent Franklin), 1882-1970
  • Call Number: MSS 4155
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th 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.
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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 the B.F. Larsen 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 4155; B.F. Larsen family papers; 19th-20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 4155, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by Gary J. Bergera in 1989.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Gary J. Bergera; 1989.
Subject Terms
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--Utah--Monroe; Young Ladies' Mutual Improvement Association; Home and Family; Social Life and Customs
Genre / Form
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); Letters
Processing Information
Processed; H. Christine Swindler; 19 July 2007.
Appraisal Information
LDS cultural, social, and religious history (Collection development policy of 19th-20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts, August 2007).
Finding Aid ID Number
Finding Aid Title
Larsen (B.F.) family papers
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Karen Glenn and H. Christine Swindler, student processors and John Murphy, curator
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2010-10-07T15:45-0600
Finding Aid Language
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

B. F. Larsen was was a professor of art at BYU.

B. F. Larsen was a BYU professor of art, who spent some time in Paris, France. He was born to Bent Rolfsen Larsen and Lorena Eugenia Washburn Larsen on May 10, 1882 in Monroe, Sevier County, Utah. He married Martha Geneva Day on September 25, 1907 in Manti, Sanpete County, Utah. He passed away on January 7, 1970 in Orem, Utah County, Utah.

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Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts