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Vondell A. Painter history on the Thomas Peterson family

Vondell A. Painter history on the Thomas Peterson family

Dates: approximately 2000-2003

Contains a family history written by Painter containing histories, photographs, and other material related to the ancestors and descendants of Thomas Peterson of Denmark who emigrated to Santaquin, Utah in the late 1800s. The material is undated.

  • Extent: 1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Painter, Vondell A., 1919-2003
  • Call Number: MSS 8160
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th 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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Collection materials are arranged 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 Vondell A. Painter history on the Thomas Peterson family 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 8160; Vondell A. Painter history on the Thomas Peterson family; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 8160; LTPSC.
Custodial History
Left in John Murphy's workroom by Russ Taylor with no acquisition information.
Acquisition Information
Left in workroom; Russ Taylor; 2013.
Subject Terms
Peterson family; Peterson, Thomas, 1860-1935--Family; Home and Family; Mormon converts--Denmark--Biography; Mormons--Utah--Santaquin--Biography; Social Life and Customs
Genre / Form
Family histories
Processing Information
Processed; Peter Hoyt, student manuscript processor, and John M. Murphy, curator; 2012.
Appraisal Information
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts. The Thomas Peterson family history contains histories of a Latter-day Saint family from Santaquin, Utah.
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Finding Aid Title
Painter (Vondell A.) history on the Thomas Peterson family
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Peter Hoyt, student manuscript processor, and John M. Murphy, curator
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-12-08T04:04-0700
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Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Vondell A. Painter (1919-2003) was a steelworker and family historian in Utah.

Vondell Aaron Painter was born May 13, 1919 in Payson, Utah to Frank Nelson Painter and Emma Agusta Peterson. He married Louise June Kelley July 2, 1938 in Santaquin, Utah. They were the parents of three children, Sherry, Marilyn, and Barbara. Vondell worked for U.S. Steel for fourteen years. After the death of Louise, Vondell married Margaret Mitchel Simmons on September 23, 1978. After retiring from U.S. Steel Vondell and Margaret moved to Saint George, Utah. Painter passed away on October 2, 2003 in Saint George, Utah.

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