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P. Bradford Westwood collection on the Dugway Proving Ground

P. Bradford Westwood collection on the Dugway Proving Ground

Dates: 2004

Contains papers relating to the Dugway Proving Ground. Includes photographs and satellite imagery of the grounds and other background information regarding the military and other aspects of the grounds.

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.01 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Westwood, P. Bradford, 1957
  • Call Number: MSS 7524
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 21st 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 P. Bradford Westwood collection on the Dugway Proving Grounds 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 7524; P. Bradford Westwood collection on the Dugway Proving Grounds; 20th and 21st Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 7524, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Collected by P. Bradford Westwood.
Acquisition Information
Donated; P. Bradford Westwood; 2004.
Subject Terms
Dugway Proving Ground (Utah); Military; Politics, Government, and Law
Genre / Form
Processing Information
Processed; Whitney Parry; 2009.
Appraisal Information
Utah and American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th and 21st Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007). The materials in this collection provide information regarding weapons testing for the U.S. military. This is an important aspect of western American history.
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Finding Aid Title
Westwood (P. Bradford) collection on the Dugway Proving Ground
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Whitney Parry, student assistant
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-07-08T12:40-0600
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Biographical Info:

Biographical History

P. Bradford Westwood (b. 1957) is an archivist and historic preservationist in Utah.

P. Bradford Westwood grew up in Provo, Utah, and spent his summers on the Oregon coast. He received his Bachelor's Degree from Brigham Young University in American Studies in 1985 and his master's degree from the University of Pennsylvania in Historic Preservation in 1994. He was on the Board of Directors of the Brigham Young Academy Foundation from 1985 to 1989, and was one of the co-founders of the Foundation. He worked for the Brigham Young University's L. Tom Perry Special Collections and served as the assistant chair from 1997 to 2002, and chair from 2002 to 2008. In 2009 Brad became the Manager of Collection Development (museum, archives, and library) for the Historical Department of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He is the co-founder of the A. Dean Larsen Book Collectors Conference. His subject specialties include rare books and manuscripts, the administration of cultural repositories, architectural history (19th/20th Century American and European), and historic preservation.

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Curator - 21st Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts