Jerry Borrowman papers

Jerry Borrowman papers

Dates: 1985-2012

Collection contains research for several of Jerry Borrowman's book including As Time Goes By, I'll Be Seeing You, Steamship to Zion, Life and Death at the Hoover Dam, Beyond the Call of Duty, Attack the Lusitania, One Last Chance, and Stories form the Life of Porter Rockwell. There are also manuscripts for his books "A Halfpenny and a Pear" and "Before the Blood Tribunal." It also includes short stories and articles that he wrote as well as class notes, family history, correspondence letters, miscellaneous research, newsletters and ephemera. Materials date from around 1985 to 2012.

  • Extent: 2 boxes (1 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Borrowman, Jerry
  • Call Number: MSS 8059
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; Literary 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
Jerry Borrowman retains copyright for the Jerry Borrowman papers.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS 8059; Jerry Borrowman papers; Literary Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citation: MSS 8059; LTPSC.
Custodial History
Materials were donated by creator, Jerry Borrowman, in 2012.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Jerry Borrowman; 2012
Subject Terms
Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences; Literature; Authors, American--Utah--Correspondence; American literature--Mormon authors; Borrowman, Jerry; Borrowman, Jerry--Archives
Genre / Form
Family histories; Newsletters; Printed ephemera; Manuscripts; Letters
Processing Information
Processed; Kristi Young; 2012
Appraisal Information
Literary Manuscripts. Collection covers the work of a Mormon author.
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Finding Aid Title
Borrowman (Jerry) papers
Finding Aid Author
Lora Patterson
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on 2016-03-25 15:53:02 -0600.
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Biographical Info:

Biographical / Historical

Jerry Borrowman (1952- ) is a Mormon author in Sandy, Utah.

Jerry Borrowman was born on December 27, 1952 in Blackfoot, Idaho. He now lives with his wife Marcella in Sandy, Utah, and they have four children – Scott, Jeff (and Eden), Steven, and Kelissa (and Russell).

Jerry is a best-selling author of more than a dozen published books, most military fiction and co-authored biography. He and Rudi Wobbe, co-authors of Three Against Hitler, are recipients of the prestigious "National Medal of the Freedom Foundation at Valley Forge," for their contribution to the cause of freedom.

A number of his books, including "A Distant Prayer with Joseph Banks" and "'Til the Boys Come Home," are Mormon best-sellers. Jerry has been featured in a number of DVD presentations, including "Stories from the Life of Orrin Porter Rockwell," as well as in television and radio interviews.

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