Isaac Elmer Brockbank law papers

Isaac Elmer Brockbank law papers

Dates: 1871-1966

Contains materials related to the law practice of Isaac Elmer Brockbank, including correspondence, deeds, titles, business articles of incorporation, and other miscellaneous records. Materials dated 1871-1966.

  • Extent: 1 carton (1 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Brockbank, Isaac Elmer, 1882-1954
  • Call Number: MSS 7925
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602;
  • 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 Isaac Elmer Brockbank law papers 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 7925; Isaac Elmer Brockbank law papers; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 7925, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated in 2011.
Acquisition Information
Donated; 2011.
Subject Terms
Politics, Government, and Law; Civil Procedure and Courts; Brockbank, Isaac Elmer, 1882-1954
Genre / Form
Letters; Legal instruments
Processing Information
Processed; Clarissa McIntire, student manuscript processor, and John M. Murphy, curator; 2015.
Appraisal Information
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).
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Finding Aid Title
Brockbank (Isaac Elmer) law papers
Finding Aid Author
Clarissa McIntire
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on 2015-07-14 14:52:34 -0600.
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Biographical Info:

Biographical / Historical

Isaac Elmer Brockbank (1882-1954) was an attorney and prominent church and civic worker.

Isaac Elmer Brockbank was born on October 17, 1882 to Joshua and Sarah Ann Traxon Jex Brockbank in Spanish Fork, Utah. He served a mission for the LDS church in Germany. He married Zoe Mae Brimhall, and after her death in 1913, he married Elise Vernessa Booth on September 1, 1916. He graduated from Brigham Young University with a bachelor's degree in 1915, later earning both his M.A. and LLb. degrees from the University of Utah and his J.D. degree at the University of Chicago. Brockbank was director and secretary of Jex Lumber Company, Spanish Fork and the Intermountain Finance and Thrift Company. He was also president of the Provo Chamber of Commerce and the Provo Rotary Club, chairman of the Utah County Red Cross organization, county chairman of the Republican Party, and served two terms as Utah County attorney. He actively practiced law. Brockbank was also active in the LDS church with responsibilities including president of the Utah Stake YMMIA and a member of the Utah Stake High Council.

Brockbank passed away on August 16, 1954 in Provo, Utah.

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