Edward Herbert and Vesta Josephine Frost Boyer family photographs and clippings

Edward Herbert and Vesta Josephine Frost Boyer family photographs and clippings

Dates: 1967

Contains photographs, newspaper clippings, postcards, and a scrapbook. These materials document family members and their travels, as well as achievements. Some of them relate to the work and community of Edward and Vesta Boyer. Dated 1967.

  • Extent: 4 folders. -- 1 box. -- 1 oversize box
  • Creator: Boyer (Family: Edward Herbert Boyer). -- Boyer, Edward Herbert, 1910-2002. -- Boyer, Vesta Josephine Frost, 1910-2007
  • Call Number: MSS 7427 Series 4
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th 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.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the Edward Herbert and Vesta Frost Boyer family papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Edward Herbert and Vesta Josephine Frost Boyer family photographs and clippings; MSS 7427; Edward Herbert and Vesta Josephine Frost Boyer papers; L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
Other Finding Aids
A more detailed finding aid is available in the repository upon request.
Subject Terms
Boyer (Family: Edward Herbert Boyer); Families; Family life; Mormons--Utah--Springville; Springville (Utah)
Genre / Form
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); Photographs; Postcards; Scrapbooks
Finding Aid ID Number
UPB_MSS7427
Finding Aid Title
Boyer (Edward Herbert) and Vesta Josephine Frost Boyer family papers
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 2012-12-03T08:59-0700
Finding Aid Language
English
Biographical Info:

Biographical history

Edward Herbert Boyer (1910-2002) was a long-time resident of Springville, Utah, and operator of Boyer Coal and Feed.

Edward Herbert Boyer was born to John S. Boyer Jr. and Susanna B. Jarrett Boyer on February 21, 1910 in Springville, Utah. He served a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to the Netherlands. On November 15, 1933, he married Vesta Josephine Frost Boyer. They had 12 children. After his retirement, Edward and Vesta served two missions: one to North Carolina, and one to the Swiss Temple. Throughout his life, he operated Boyer Coal and Feed, was a member of the Kiwanis Club, and the Utah Farm Bureau. From 1948 to 1952, he served on the Springville City Council. He died October 28, 2002.

Biographical history

Vesta Josephine Frost Boyer (1910-2007), wife of Edward Herbert Boyer.

Vesta Josephine Frost Boyer was born to Peter Frost and Rebecca Jorgensen Frost on March 17, 1910, in Salt Lake City, Utah. She married Edward Herbert Boyer on November 15, 1933, in the Salt Lake Temple. They raised their family of twelve children in Springville, Utah. She worked in the Provo Temple, and served two missions with Edward: one to North Carolina and one to the Swiss Temple. Vesta was also a member of the Utah Farm Bureau and also served on the Utah Nutritional Council. She died August 11, 2007, in Spanish Fork, Utah.

Bibliographical history

The Boyer family was started by Edward Herbert Boyer and Vesta Josephine Frost Boyer. They were married in 1933. They had twelve children: RaeAnn Collier, Milan Frost, Marlin Edward, Jorgen Jarrett, LeGrande, Josephine Anthony, Leeta Gilbert, Kern Phillip/Peter Koyote, Valerie Gukeisen, Seth Peter, Wanda June, and Creed H. (deceased). Prominent family members were Edward Herbert Boyer and Vesta Josephine Frost Boyer. Edward Boyer was a small business owner in Springville, Utah and was heavily involved in the community. Vesta Josephine Frost Boyer was Edward's wife, and the mother of their children.



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