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Ira J. Markham papers on the Hill Cumorah Pageant

Ira J. Markham papers on the Hill Cumorah Pageant

Dates: 1937-1968

Contains scripts, correspondence, newspaper clippings, and programs relating to various productions for the Hill Cumorah Pageant in New York State, 1937-1968. The pageant is a public relations gesture of the Mormon Church. The correspondence relates specifically to matters of costuming and historical accuracy, while the newspaper clippings include reviews of the pageant and accounts of its history. The materials were compiled by Ira J. Markham.

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.01 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Markham, Ira J.
  • Call Number: MSS 43
  • 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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Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the Ira J. Markham Hill papers on the Hill Cumorah Pageant 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 43; Ira J. Markham papers on the Hill Cumorah Pageant; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 43, LTPSC.
Subject Terms
Hill Cumorah Pageant--History; Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences; Drama--20th century; Mormons--New York (State)--History--Sources; Performing Arts
Genre / Form
Letters; Newspapers; Programs
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).
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Finding Aid Title
Markham (Ira J.) papers on the Hill Cumorah Pageant
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Rose Frank
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-01-19T04:18-0700
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Biographical History

Ira J. Markham was an Mormon author.

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