Jacob A. Anderson papers

Jacob A. Anderson papers

Dates: 1920-1965, 1891

Personal and financial papers (utility bills and receipts, mortgages and releases, tax and bank notices, contracts, business and Church correspondence, newspaper articles, legal documents, assorted small pamphlets and periodicals, Christmas cards, etc., including an 1891 letter and items for his brother John Anderson, his mother, etc.), 1920-1965.

  • Extent: 2 folders (0.2 linear ft).
  • Creator: Anderson, Jacob A. (Jacob Arnold), 1900-1983
  • Call Number: MSS 4191
  • 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 Jacob A. Anderson 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 4191; Jacob A. Anderson papers; 19th - 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 4191, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by Brent Ashworth in 2007.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Brent Ashworth; 2007.
Subject Terms
Correspondence; Hurricane (Utah); Material Types
Genre / Form
Processing Information
Processed; Amanda Clark; July 2007.
Appraisal Information
Utah and the American West and 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
Anderson (Jacob A.) papers
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Karen Glenn and Amanda Clark, student manuscript processors and John M. Murphy, manuscripts curator.
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2010-10-07T15:46-0600
Finding Aid Language
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Jacob Arnold Anderson was born 19 July 1900 in Cedar City, Utah, to Christian Andrew and Margaret Agusta Walker Anderson. He married Edith Mangum (8 July 1905), daughter of Franklin Cyrus and Nora Belle Wilson Mangum, on the 3rd of April 1926 in Saint George, Utah. One child, Gwendolyn, was born 29 November 1929 (though, unfortunately, she didn’t even reach the age of three). Anderson died September 28, 1983.

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Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts