Elwood P. Bonney correspondence

Elwood P. Bonney correspondence

Dates: 1927-1967

A collection of letters, newspaper clippings, and receipts addressed to Elwood P. Bonney. The letters include personal correspondence and correspondence regarding purchases of books, and the newspaper clippings were typically on the subject of historical monuments or historic sites.

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.1 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Bonney, Elwood P.
  • Call Number: MSS 6880
  • 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.
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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 Elwood P. Bonney correspondence 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 6880; Elwood P. Bonney correspondence; 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 6880, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Purchased from Ernest Strack in 1987 as part of the purchase of Bonney's book collection.
Acquisition Information
Purchased; Ernest Strack; 1987.
Subject Terms
Bonney, Elwood P.--Correspondence; Book collecting; Material Types
Genre / Form
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); Letters; Receipts (Acknowledgments)
Processing Information
Processed; Elizabeth Ballif, student processor.
Appraisal Information
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social and religious history 5.VII (Collection development policy for 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts, August 2007).
Finding Aid ID Number
Finding Aid Title
Bonney (Elwood P.) correspondence
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Elizabeth Ballif, 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

Elwood Payne Bonney was born 16 August 1897 in Pennsylvania. On 28 April 1934, he married Dora Myrtle King. The couple had three daughters. Because of his work as an amateur historian, Elwood P. Bonney is credited with the preservation of William Henry Jackson's work. He died 11 July 1986.

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John Murphy
Curator - 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts