Barton Orville Aylesworth correspondence

Barton Orville Aylesworth correspondence

Dates: 1891-1902

Collection consists of letters to and from Aylesworth. They request biographical information from important literary and political figures in America roughly at the turn of the century. Also included are the replies to these petitions. The responses often contain some biographical information and lists of works published by the authors. It is likely that Aylewsorth's request were attempts to collect autographs of prominent individuals.

  • Extent: 30 items (0.1 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Aylesworth, Barton O. (Barton Orville), 1860-1933
  • Call Number: MSS SC 898
  • 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.
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It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Barton Orville Aylesworth correspondence 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 898; Barton Orville Aylesworth correspondence; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 898, LTPSC.
Subject Terms
American literature--Bio-bibliography; Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences; Authors, American--Autographs; Authors, American--Bio-bibliography; Autographs--United States; Correspondence; Literature; Material Types; Politicians--United States--Autograph; Politicians--United States--Bio-bibliography
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19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
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Finding Aid Title
Aylesworth (Barton Orville) correspondence
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Finding aid prepared by Morgan Crockett
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This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-02-23T04:13-0700
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Biographical History

Aylesworth was a professor at Drake University and a collector of autographs.

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Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts