James W. Dearden letters

James W. Dearden letters

Dates: 1960-1962

Contains letters between Dearden and his parents, Herman and Lois Dearden, during his service as a Mormon missionary in New Zealand. Dated approximately 1960-1962.

  • Extent: 1 box (0.5 linear ft.). -- 1 folder (0.01 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Dearden, James W., 1940
  • Call Number: MSS 8842
  • 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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It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the James W. Dearden letters must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Coordinating Committee.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS 8842; James W. Dearden letters; 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 8842, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by James W. Dearden in 2015.
Acquisition Information
Donated; James W. Dearden; May 2015
Subject Terms
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; Religion; Missions and Missionaries; Mormonism (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints); Mormon missionaries--New Zealand--Auckland--Correspondence; Dearden, James W., 1940-; Dearden, James W., 1940---Correspondence; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--Missions--New Zealand--Auckland
Genre / Form
Letters; Photographs
Processing Information
Processed; Corinne Bird; 2015.
Appraisal Information
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy 5.V, August 2007).
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Finding Aid Title
Dearden (James W.) letters
Finding Aid Author
Corinne Bird
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on 2017-03-13 11:25:45 -0600.
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Biographical History

James W. Dearden (1940- ) was a Mormon missionary in Auckland, New Zealand.

James W. Dearden was born in May 1940 to Herman and Lois Deadren in Henefer, Utah. James served in the Auckland, New Zealand mission from December 1960 to December 1962. James married Jolene, and they currently live in Taylorsville, Utah.

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