Arthur B. Erekson autobiography

Arthur B. Erekson autobiography

Dates: 1906-1986

The Arthur B. Erekson autobiography includes many volumes of scrapbook type autobiographies which give a glimpse into his life. Included are the condensed version which range from 1906-1986, periods 1-8: 1906-1986, periods 13-22: 1956-1968. The autobiography contains personal accounts, letters, and photographs dealing with Erekson's personal and professional life. Much of the collection deals with his work in the food industry.

  • Extent: 3 cartons (3 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Erekson, Arthur B. (Arthur Beau), 1906
  • Call Number: MSS 6765
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84606;
  • 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 Arthur B. Erekson autobiography 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 6765; Arthur B. Erekson autobiography; 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 6765, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by Arthur B. Erekson in 1989.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Arthur B. Erekson; 1989.
Related Material
A history of John Benbow; BX 8670.1 .B431e 1988. A history of my work with Swiss cheese; SF 272.S9 E74x 1992.
Subject Terms
Erekson, Arthur B. (Arthur Beau), 1906-; Families--United States; Food industry and trade--United States; Home and Family; United States--Social life and customs
Genre / Form
Autobiographies; Letters; Photographs
Processing Information
Processed; Katie Connors, student processor; John Murphy, curator; 2009.
Appraisal Information
20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts because of Collection Development Policy 5. VI: Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history.
Finding Aid ID Number
Finding Aid Title
Erekson (Arthur B.) autobiography
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Katie Connors, student processor; John Murphy, curator; 2009.
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2010-12-15T09:22-0700
Finding Aid Language
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Arthur B. Erekson was born on 25 June 1906 in Murray, Utah to John and Marguerite Elizabeth Oberlander Erekson. He received his Bachelors in education and a teaching certificate to teach high school in 1928. He married Lenora Elfreda Malan 9 August 1939 in Salt Lake City, Utah. He died 7 June 2006.

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Curator - 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts