Franklin Stewart Harris letter to Helen Ellsworth

Franklin Stewart Harris letter to Helen Ellsworth

Dates: 1932

Written by the president of Brigham Young University to a student, enclosing a copy of the school pep song, "Alma Pater." He encourages her to promote the university to her friends. One sheet of the "Alma Pater" music is torn. Also includes a more complete photocopy of the pep song. The name of the author of the lyrics to "Alma Pater," Glen S. Potter, is written in ink on the first page of the printed sheet music.

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.01 linear ft.) : (3 items)
  • Creator: Harris, Franklin Stewart, 1884-1960
  • Call Number: MSS SC 2944
  • 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.
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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 Franklin Stewart Harris letter, Provo, Utah, to Helen Ellsworth, Denver, Colorado 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 2944; Franklin Stewart Harris letter to Helen Ellsworth; 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 2944, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Received in University Archives from President Merril J. Bateman with cover letter dated 27 May 1998 which stated, "Yesterday a faculty member was kind enough to pass along this letter from President Franklin S. Harris to a student ... It's a keepsake and the library should archive it."
Acquisition Information
Donated; Merril J. Bateman; 1998.
Subject Terms
Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences; Music
Genre / Form
Letters; Scores
Appraisal Information
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).
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Finding Aid Title
Franklin Stewart Harris letter, Provo, Utah, to Helen Ellsworth, Denver, Colorado
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Elisa Visick
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-03-02T04:04-0700
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Curator - 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts