Charles A. Henson Provo City Council papers

Charles A. Henson Provo City Council papers

Dates: 1969-1989

This collection includes the papers of Charles A. Henson from the years he served on the Provo City Council. Materials span from circa 1969-1989, with the bulk from 1982-1987, and are housed in 15 cartons and 5 boxes. The collection includes a wide range of correspondence, reports, inter-departmental memoranda, agendas, and large publications intended for distribution. Also included are come of Charles A. Henson's personal papers, chiefly related to his employee retirement fund.

  • Extent: 5 boxes (2.5 linear ft.). -- 15 cartons (15 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Henson, Charles A.
  • Call Number: MSS 6000
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th 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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Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Charles A. Henson Provo City Council 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 6000; Charles A. Henson Provo City Council papers; 20th century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 6000, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by Charles A. Henson in 1988 and 1996.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Charles A. Henson; 1988 and 1996.
Subject Terms
Brigham Young University. Department of Theatre and Cinematic Arts; City council members--United States; Civic Activism; Politics, Government, and Law; Provo (Utah)
Genre / Form
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); Letters; Memorandums; Newsletters; Periodicals
Processing Information
Processed; Melissa Cowles; November 2007.
Appraisal Information
Utah political history (20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.I, 2007).
Finding Aid ID Number
Finding Aid Title
Henson (Charles A.) Provo City Council papers
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Karen Glenn and Melissa Cowles, student processors; John M. Murphy, curator
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-05-25T04:02-0600
Finding Aid Language
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Charles A. Henson served many different positions on the Provo City Council.

Charles A. Henson was born August 14, 1930. He taught at Brigham Young University in the Department of Theatre and Film from 1956-1992. He was on the Provo City Council from June 1983-December 1987, where he served as Chairman of the Council, Chairman of Public Safety, and Member of Budget Committee. He has also been a member of the Provo City Planning Commission, Board of Adjustments, and the Airport Board.

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Curator - 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts