Jay Greaves Burrup collection

Jay Greaves Burrup collection

Dates: 1897-2001

The Jay G. Burrup collection is a combination of items that he purchased and subsequently donated including photos by Edna Geddes Eames; a Sidney Coray account book; photographs of Mt. Pleasant, Utah by Jens Gunderson; correspondence to his wife by Louis Napoleon Oakley; an Idaho State Journal special publication regarding World War II heroes; The Provonian, a yearbook from Provo High School and musical epemera from the Provo Opera House, the Springville Opera House and a BYU pep song. Each of these is treated as a separate collection at the series level.

  • Extent: 1 oversize folder (0.1 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Burrup, Jay Greaves
  • Call Number: MSS 6988
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th 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
Materials are arranged in 7 series: 1. Louis Napoleon Oakley correspondence, 1909-1917. 2. Jens Gunderson photographs, 1903. 3. Sidney Coray account book, 1897. 4. Flora Edna Geddes photographs, 1908-1909. 5. Idaho State Journal special issue, 2001. 6. Jay Greaves Burrup collection of music items, 1931-1949. 7. Provo High School publication of The Provonian, 1920-1921.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Jay Greaves Burrup collection 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 6988; Jay Greaves Burrup collection; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 6988, LTPSC
Custodial History
Donated by Jay Greaves Burrup in 2008.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Jay Greaves Burrup; 2008.
Related Material
Related materials can be found in MSS 6037 regarding Sidney Coray.
Subject Terms
Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences; Music
Genre / Form
Account books; Advertisements; Advertising fliers; Letters; Photographs; Publications
Processing Information
Processed; GlendaLynn Ainsworth; June 2009.
Appraisal Information
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
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Finding Aid Title
Burrup (Jay Greaves) collection
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Sarah Flinders
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-12-08T04:12-0700
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Biographical History

Jay Greaves Burrup (1957- ) is an archivist and private collector in Utah.

Jay Greaves Burrup was born in 1957. He attended Brigham Young University and is now an archivist and private collector of historical and other materials. He currently resides in West Valley City, Utah.

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