Janet Jenson papers

Janet Jenson papers

Dates: 1965-2015

Contains research, an interview, and reports on Jenson's research on the printing of the Book of Mormon and her work as a cataloger for Brigham Young University and the Church Historian's Office. Materials date from between 1965 and 2015.

  • Extent: 4 folders (0.2 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Jenson, Janet
  • Call Number: MSS 8478
  • 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.
Languages and Scripts
English
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Janet Jenson papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Coordinating Committee.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS 8478; Janet Jenson papers; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 8478, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated to the library by Janet Jenson in 2015.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Janet Jenson; 2014.
Subject Terms
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; Religion; Church Government; Mormonism (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints); Mormon Church--Apologetic works
Genre / Form
Manuscripts; Interviews; Reports
Title
Book of Mormon
Processing Information
Processed; Margaret Weddle, student manuscript processor, and John M. Murphy, curator; 2015.
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).
Finding Aid ID Number
UPB_MSS8478
Finding Aid Title
Jenson (Janet) papers
Finding Aid Author
Margaret Weddle
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on 2018-03-13 16:59:31 -0600.
Finding Aid Language
English
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Janet Jenson (1937- ) was Mormon librarian and cataloger in Utah.

Janet Jenson was born April 10, 1937 in Athens, Georgia to Ralph William and Helen Harris Jenson, the first of their four children. She attended Brigham Young University, receiving a bachelor's degree in English and a master's degree in history and religion. She then worked at at the Church Historian's Office, taking some time off to complete a Master's of Library Science at Columbia University. After leaving church employment, she served in the Peace Corps and as a librarian at the Harold B. Lee Library at Brigham Young University.

She currently lives in Spanish Fork, Utah.



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