Howard S. McDonald letters

This site is in the process of being replaced. It no longer contains current data and will be sunset by April 30, 2020.
The new site is available at

Howard S. McDonald letters

Dates: 1914-1944

Forty-four handwritten and typed letters by Howard S. McDonald mostly addressed to his mother. The letters primarily deal with personal and family matters including McDonald's experiences as a Mormon missionary in Pennsylvania and as a part of the American Expeditionary Force in France during World War One.

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.2 linear ft.) : 131 leaves
  • Creator: McDonald, Howard S. (Howard Stevenson), 1894-1986
  • Call Number: MSS SC 1316
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602;
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
Languages and Scripts
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Howard S. McDonald letters 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 SC 1316; Howard S. McDonald letters; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 1316, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Acquisition Information
Subject Terms
McDonald, Howard S. (Howard Stevenson), 1894-1986--Correspondence; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; Religion; Missions and Missionaries; Mormonism (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints); Mormon missionaries--Pennsylvania; World War, 1914-1918--France--History; World War, 1914-1918--Personal narratives, American
Genre / Form
Appraisal Information
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
Finding Aid ID Number
Finding Aid Title
McDonald (Howard S.) letters
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Elisa Visick
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-03-16T04:19-0600
Finding Aid Language
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Mormon missionary, soldier, student, family man, religious leader, boys camp counselor, and superintendent for public schools.

comments powered by Disqus

Site Navigation

Search this Collection

Collection Arrangement

Yellow highlight indicates current location in collection description

Print View

Help with this Collection

Ask us a Question

Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts