Preston Brooksby clippings on Fredonia, Arizona

Preston Brooksby clippings on Fredonia, Arizona

Dates: 1984-1985

Collection consists of newspaper articles and images concerning the history of Fredonia, Arizona. The collection dates from 1984 to 1985 leading up to Fredonia's centenial celebration of 1985. Included are descriptions of the Mormon pioneer founders of Fredonia, historical sites, and prominent events in Fredonia's history.

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.01 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Brooksby, Preston, 1933
  • Call Number: MSS 6859
  • 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.
Languages and Scripts
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Preston Brooksby collection of Fredonia newspaper clippings 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 6859; Preston Brooksby collection of Fredonia newspaper clippings; 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 6859, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by Preston Brooksby in 1985.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Preston Brooksby; 1985.
Related Material
See also Contact prints of Fredonia, Arizona, circa 1870s-1980s (MSS P 373).
Subject Terms
City and Town Life; Fredonia (Ariz.)--History; Mormon pioneers--Arizona--Fredonia; Social Life and Customs
Genre / Form
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)
Processing Information
Processed; Mary Downs, student processor, and John Murphy, curator; 2009.
Appraisal Information
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy 5.VII).
Finding Aid ID Number
Finding Aid Title
Brooksby (Preston) clippings on Fredonia, Arizona
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Mary Downs, student processor, and John Murphy, curator
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2010-10-08T09:23-0600
Finding Aid Language
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Preston Brooksby (1933- ) was born in Fredonia, Arizona, and a descendant of many of the town's founders and prominent citizens. He was the general chairman of the Fredonia Centennial Committee in 1985.

comments powered by Disqus

Site Navigation

Search this Collection

Collection Arrangement

Yellow highlight indicates current location in collection description

Print View

Help with this Collection

Ask us a Question

John Murphy
Curator - 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts