James M. Peterson scrapbook

James M. Peterson scrapbook

Dates: 1935-1937

Scrapbook of newspaper clippings about James M. Peterson, his family, and church news, 1935-37. Includes a letter of consolation to Mrs. Peterson from President Grant upon the death of her husband in August 1939. Also includes clippings about Peterson’s civic aspirations, his ancestry, his twenty-five-year wedding anniversary, and correspondence from Church presidency and other mission memorabilia, as well as newspaper clippings in Norwegian.

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.1 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Peterson, James M. (James Morten), 1879-1939
  • Call Number: MSS 4193
  • 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: 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 the James M. Peterson scrapbook 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 4193; James M. Peterson scrapbook; 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 4193, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by Louisiana Peterson in 1989.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Louisiana Peterson; 1989.
Subject Terms
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--Missions--Texas; Material Types; Scrapbooks; Utah
Genre / Form
Processing Information
Processed; Amanda Clark; 30 July 2007.
Appraisal Information
LDS cultural, social, and religious history (Collection development policy of 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts, August 2007).
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Finding Aid Title
Peterson (James M.) scrapbook
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Amanda Clark and Karen Glenn, student processors and John Murphy, curator
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-07-08T11:03-0600
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Biographical History

James Morton Peterson III (1879-1939) was president of the Texas Mission.

James Morton Peterson III, son of James Morten and Laura Hansine Christine Hansen Peterson of Richfield, Utah, was born on July 12, 1879. In 1903, he married Louisiana Carrie Heppler (July 6, 1882), daughter of Andrew and Louisiana Seegmiller Heppler, in Salt Lake City, Utah, and settled in Richfield. James and his wife raised a family of twelve children. Later in life, James was called as President of the Texas Mission, serving from March 1935 – March 1937. Peterson died in Salt Lake City July 7, 1939 and was buried in Richfield.

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