George P. Hammond papers

George P. Hammond papers

Dates: 1566-1963

Historical items relating to the Southwestern part of the United States; including Arizona, California, Colorado, Louisiana, Mexico, New Mexico, Texas and Utah. Also, Congressional records and various other records relating to the Indians of this area.

  • Extent: 11 boxes (5.5 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Hammond, George P. (George Peter), 1896-1993
  • Call Number: MSS 908
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602;
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
Languages and Scripts
The collection is divided into 3 series: 1. George P. Hammond general correspondence and papers, 1890-1957; 2. George P. Hammond materials on Indians of the Southwest, 1923-1960; and 3. George P. Hammond historical material on the Southwestern states, 1566-1963.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the George P. Hammond collection must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Initial Citation: MSS 908; George P. Hammond papers; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following Citations: MSS 908, LTPSC.
Other Finding Aids
File-level inventory available online.
Subject Terms
Arizona--History--Sources; California--History--Sources; Colorado--History--Sources; Expeditions and Adventure; Immigration and American Expansion; Indians of Mexico--History--Sources; Indians of North America--Southwest, New--History--Sources; Louisiana--History--Sources; New Mexico--History--Sources; Southwest, New--History--19th century--Sources; Texas--History--Sources; Utah--History--Sources
Genre / Form
Processing Information
Processed; 1974.
Appraisal Information
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts. The purpose of the Americana, Utah, and the West collections is to provide teaching and research support to students, faculty, and visiting scholars in the areas of the history of Utah, the West as it relates to Utah, and Americana as it related to Utah or Mormonism. This collection meets this collecting focus with the information provided about the history and settlement of the southwest and Utah.
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Finding Aid Title
Hammond (George P.) papers
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Finding aid prepared by Processed under the direction of the Curator of 20th & 21st Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-07-08T11:30-0600
Finding Aid Language
Finding aid encoded in English.
Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) grant, 2007-2008
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

American historian, author, director of the Bancroft Library, and professor of history at various American universities.

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