Lois R. Evans legal documents

Lois R. Evans legal documents

Dates: 1867-1905

Collection includes four documents. Items pertain to areas from Salt Lake City to Utah County and are mostly land documents. Items of note in this collection consist of a deed for Samuel Ensign's property and the Title for Parley P. Pratt's land while he lived in Utah. There is also a document pertaining to Margaret C. Adams.

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.04 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Evans, Lois R., 1921-2001
  • Call Number: MSS 7448
  • 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.
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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 the Lois R. Evans legal documents 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 7448; Lois R. Evans legal documents; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 7448, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Maintained by Lois R. Evans until time of donation; It is not known from where or from whom Evans received the documents. The documents in the Lois R. Evans legal documents collection were drawn up in Deseret News Office, a branch of the current Deseret News which constructed land documents and other legal documents, and at the Homer Abstract Company, a company which thrived in Salt Lake by writing titles and deeds from 1872 to 1925. In 1997 Evans donated the documents to L. Tom Perry Special Collections.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Lois R. Evans; 1997.
Subject Terms
Civil Procedure and Courts; Land tenure--Utah--History--Sources; Politics, Government, and Law
Genre / Form
Legal documents
Processing Information
Processed; Lissa Chandler; 2009.
Appraisal Information
19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 19th Century legal documents in Utah.
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Finding Aid Title
Evans (Lois R.) legal documents
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Lissa Chandler
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-04-06T04:09-0600
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Biographical History

Lois R. Evans lived in Utah.

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Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts