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Afton Gardner research materials of the family of Neil Livingston and Janet McNair

Afton Gardner research materials of the family of Neil Livingston and Janet McNair

Dates: 1957-1983

The Afton Gardner research materials of the family of Neil Livingston and Janet McNair consist of genealogy and letters pertaining to the family history of Neil Livingston and Janet McNair that later became a book. The correspondence included regards Afton's concern on the acquisition of genealogical information. The collection dates from 1957 to 1983.

  • Extent: 1 box (0.5 linear ft.). -- 3 cartons (3 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Gardner, Afton
  • Call Number: MSS 6719
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th 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.
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 Afton Gardner research materials of the family of Neil Livingston and Janet McNair 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 6719; Afton Gardner research materials of the family of Neil Livingston and Janet McNair; 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 6719, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by Afton Gardner in 1984.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Afton Gardner; 1984.
Related Material
The family of Neil Livingston & Janet McNair; BX 8670.1 .L762f vol.1.
Subject Terms
Genealogy; Home and Family; Social Life and Customs
Genre / Form
Letters; Manuscripts (for publication)
Processing Information
Processed; Katie Connors and Lyndsey Skanchy, student processors; 2009.
Appraisal Information
20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts because of collection development policy 5.VI VI. "Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history."
Finding Aid ID Number
UPB_MSS6719
Finding Aid Title
Gardner (Afton) research materials of the family of Neil Livingston and Janet McNair
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Katie Connors and Lyndsey Skanchy, student processors, and John Murphy, curator
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2011-01-10T11:58-0700
Finding Aid Language
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Afton Gardner was born 22 February 1914 in Utah. She married Leonard D. Stocking 15 June 1949; they later divorced. She died 6 November 1985. She was very interested in the genealogy of her family.



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John Murphy
Curator - 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts
john_m_murphy@byu.edu