D. Allan Mackay journals

D. Allan Mackay journals

Dates: 1958-2006

Collection contains the personal journals of D. Allan Mackay from 1958 to 2006.

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.2 linear ft.). -- 4 boxes (2.0 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Mackay, D. Allan, 1916-2009
  • Call Number: MSS 8364
  • 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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Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from D. Allan Mackay journals 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 8364; D. Allan Mackay journals; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 8364, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by Wynston Sumpter on December 30, 2013.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Wynston Sumpter; December 30, 2013.
Subject Terms
Mackay, D. Allan, 1916-2009--Diaries; Business, Industry, Labor, and Commerce; Environment and Conservation; Social Life and Customs
Genre / Form
Processing Information
Processed; Margaret Weddle, student manuscript processor; and John M. Murphy, curator; 2014.
Appraisal Information
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).
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Finding Aid Title
Mackay (D. Allan) journals
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Margaret Weddle
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-03-10T15:36-0600
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Biographical Info:

Biographical History

D. Allan Mackay (1916-2009) was an engineer for city water supplies in California.

Daniel Allan Mackay was born on July 12, 1916, in Salt Lake City, Utah, one of 6 children born to parents Daniel Thomas and Norma Christopherson Mackay. He married Edyth LaVern Sorenson on May 25, 1937, in St. Louis, Missouri, and together had 3 children. He worked as a water engineer in California. Mackay died in Orem, Utah, on December 25, 2009.

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John Murphy
Curator - 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts