Glen Gottfredson papers on the Pioneer Ward

Glen Gottfredson papers on the Pioneer Ward

Dates: 1910-1969

Contains materials pertaining to the history of the Pioneer Ward in Provo, Utah--such as a ward history, an official document of the ward's founding, and items relating to the Primary organization's creation, running, and planning. Founding documents show bishoprics and relief societies since the early 1920s and growth of the ward. Includes a hymnbook used by Gottfredson, a "Parent and Child" volume from 1909 used for LDS Sunday School, a "Bluejackets" navy manual from 1927. Also includes "Trekker," "Trail," and "Blazer" manuals for scouting programs. Dated 1910-1969.

  • Extent: 1 oversize folder. -- 4 folders
  • Creator: Gottfredson, Glen (Glen Robert), 1926
  • Call Number: MSS 7941 Series 2
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84606; 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 Glen Gottfredson papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Glen Gottfredson papers on the Pioneer Ward; MSS 7941; Glen Gottfredson papers; L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84606; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
Subject Terms
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Pioneer Ward; Gottfredson family; Wards (Mormon Church)--Utah--Provo--History
Genre / Form
Family histories; Publications
Finding Aid ID Number
UPB_MSS7941
Finding Aid Title
Gottfredson (Glen) papers
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Elizabeth Ballif, student manuscript processor, and John M. Murphy, curator
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2012-05-01T16:18-0600
Finding Aid Language
English
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Glen Gottfredson (born 1926) was a member of the Pioneer Ward in Provo, Utah. He served in the Navy aboard the U.S.S. Phoenix.

Glen Gottfredson was born on April 15, 1926, to Wilford and Melva Gammell Gottfredson, one of five children. He grew up in Springville, Utah. In 1943, he served in the United States Navy on board the U.S.S. Phoenix, during World War II. He enlisted in 1943 and terminated his service in 1946. They served in the Pacific region. His wife is Beverly B. Gottfredson. He currently lives in Provo, Utah.



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