Charles A. Henson Provo City Council papers

Charles A. Henson Provo City Council papers

Dates: 1969-1989

This series makes up the bulk of the collection. It includes all of the materials authored, received or assembled by Charles A. Henson in his capacity as a Chairman of the Provo City Council, Chairman of Public Safety, and Member of the Budget Committee. There are also papers from his time as a member of the Provo City Planning Commission, Board of Adjustments, and the Airport Board. The materials in this series include inter-office memoranda, correspondence with Provo political officers, assemblies and citizens, plans and designs for Academy Square, reports from various boards and commissions, The National League of Cities papers, various conference reports, and Provo City Council agendas, minutes, ordinances and resolutions. Charles A. Henson's Provo City Council papers cover a wide range of subjects, arranged in no particular order. Recurring topics include solid waste and waste water management, animal control, Academy Square and downtown Provo redevelopment/renovation, storm drainage systems, and the Annual Freedom Festival.

  • Extent: 5 boxes (2.5 linear ft.). -- 15 cartons (15 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Henson, Charles A.
  • Call Number: MSS 6000 Series 1
  • 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.
Languages and Scripts
English
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
Charles A. Henson Provo City Council papers; MSS 6000; Charles A. Henson Provo City Council papers; 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/
Subject Terms
Greeting cards
Genre / Form
Agendas; Corporate minutes; Designs and plans; Letters; Memorandums; Newspapers; Reports; Subpoenas
Finding Aid ID Number
UPB_MSS6000
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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