Ross J. Meldrum family history papers

Ross J. Meldrum family history papers

Dates: 1836-2007

Contains the family history documents of Ross J. Meldrum's ancestors. Includes accounts of his parents' lives written by themselves, records of his grandparents, and other ancestors. Materials include photographs, newspaper clippings of obituaries of family members, funeral service programs for ancestors, books of family history, and personal documents such as birth certificates, awards, and military service records. Dated 1836-2007.

  • Extent: 1 oversize folder (1.33 linear ft.). -- 2 cartons (2 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Meldrum, Ross J., 1954
  • Call Number: MSS 8051
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602;
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
Languages and Scripts
Files left in their original order
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the Ross J. Meldrum family history 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 8051; Ross J. Meldrum family history papers; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 8051, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by Ross J. Meldrum in 2012.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Ross J. Meldrum; 2012.
Subject Terms
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; Religion; City and Town Life; Home and Family; Social Life and Customs
Genre / Form
Books; Family histories
Processing Information
Processed; Kelsey Samuelsen, student manuscript processor, and John M. Murphy, curator; 2012.
Appraisal Information
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts. Meldrum’s family ancestry came from the Western United States and these papers discuss their lives.
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Finding Aid Title
Meldrum (Ross J.) family history papers
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Kelsey Samuelsen, student manuscript processor
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-10-14T08:20-0600
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Biographical Info:

Biographical/Historical note

Ross J. Meldrum (1954-) is a retired accountant from Provo interested in family history.

Ross J. Meldrum was born on December 28, 1954 to Jack and Louise Unthank Meldrum. He was their fifth child. He grew up in Utah. He earned a college degree as a paralegal and worked as an accountant during his life. He has also been involved in temple work and genealogy. He currently lives in Provo, Utah.

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