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Scorup-Somerville Cattle Company records, 1927-1974

 Series
Identifier: MSS 5883 Series 5
Contains the financial documents, correspondence, legal documents and other business records of the Scorup-Cattle Company. Materials date from 1927 to 1974.

Dates

  • 1927-1974

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the Charles Redd family papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Extent

5 boxes

Adminstrative History

The Scorup-Sommerville Cattle Company was a cattle company in southeastern Utah that eventually sold their holdings to Redd Ranches.

The Scorup-Sommerville Cattle Company was started by John Albert Scorup and his brother Jim Scorup. The Scorup were originally from Salina, Utah, but eventually moved to Moab, Utah. The company was officially incorporated in 1926. The company ran over 10,000 head of cattle on 2 million acres. The articles of dissolution were filed by Charles Redd on January 13, 1966.

Arrangement

Arranged in thirteen sub-series: 1. Scorup-Somerville Cattle Company records on business operations, 1927–1965. 2. Scorup-Somerville Cattle Company correspondence, 1944–1974. 3. Scorup-Somerville Cattle Company ephemera, 1931–1962. 4. Scorup-Somerville Cattle Company general accounting records, 1959–1964. 5. Scorup-Somerville Cattle Company records on government relations, 1934–1966. 6. Scorup-Somerville Cattle Company insurance records, date of production not identified. 7. Scorup-Somerville Cattle Company investments and banking records, 1956–1965. 8. Scorup-Somerville Cattle Company land records, 1951–1968. 9. Scorup-Somerville Cattle Company legal documents, 1933–1970. 10. Scorup-Somerville Cattle Company notes, date of production not identified. 11. Scorup-Somerville Cattle Company receipts, 1966. 12. Scorup-Somerville Cattle Company photographs, approximately 1963. 13. Scorup-Somerville Cattle Company correspondence, reports, and other material, 1955–1967.

Creator

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

Contact:
1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States