History of Wilford Anderson Frost

History of Wilford Anderson Frost

Dates: 1986

Contains one autobiographical history entitled History of Wilford Anderson Frost, with typewritten pages and some photocopied pages written by Frost himself. Dated 1986.

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.1 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Frost, Wilford Anderson, 1896-1993
  • Call Number: MSS 8179
  • 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 History of Wilford Anderson Frost 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 8179; History of Wilford Anderson Frost; 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 8179; LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by Harold Lewis Frost in 2011.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Harold Lewis Frost; 2011.
Subject Terms
Frost, Wilford Anderson, 1896-1993--Biography; Frontier and pioneer life--Arizona; Home and Family; Social Life and Customs
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Processing Information
Processed; Kelsey Samuelsen, student manuscript processor, and John M. Murphy, curator; 2013.
Appraisal Information
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy 5.VII, August 2007.) Documents the life of Wilford Anderson Frost, a Mormon man living in the West.
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Finding Aid Title
History of Wilford Anderson Frost
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Kelsey Samuelsen, student manuscripts processor, and John M. Murphy, curator; 2013.
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-07-08T12:03-0600
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Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Wilford Anderson Frost (1896-1993) was a farmer in Utah.

Wilford Anderson Frost was born on December 20, 1896 to William Allen and Amelia Anderson Frost. He was born in Woodruff, Arizona. He was the seventh child. They moved to New Mexico when he was a child, and then to Utah in 1907. In Utah, he worked as a thresher, then went into military service during World War One. He served until 1919. He married Thressa Lewis on May 28, 1919 in the Salt Lake Temple. They had six children, two of whom died in infancy, and adopted another. Frost worked as a livestock rancher and farmer. He died on March 7, 1993 in Monticello, Utah.

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