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Hugh M. Dougall, Jr. papers, 1891-1937, bulk: 1910-1917, bulk: 1933-1937

Identifier: MSS 8208 Series 1

Scope and Contents

Contains financial, legal, tax, and insurance documents, along with other printed ephemera from Hugh M. Dougall, Jr.'s life. Also contains ten small journals with brief handwritten notes about his daily activities ranging from 1891-1937, predominantly covering 1910-1917 and 1933-1937.


  • 1891-1937
  • Majority of material found within 1910-1917
  • Majority of material found within 1933-1937


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 Hugh M., Jr, Rhoda R. Dougall, and Catherine D. Wills family papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

Hugh M. Dougall, Jr. (1863-1937) was a prominent stockman, rancher, sawyer, miller, railroad contractor, and city councilman in Springville, Utah.

Hugh McSwein Dougall, Jr., often referred to by the name "Mack," was born in Springville, Utah, on December 9, 1863, to parents Hugh M. and Mary C. Streeper Dougall. He worked with his father in a sawmill and flour mill business, then later was engaged in railroad contracting, doing a lot of work throughout the western United States. He served as a city councilman in Springville in 1907, and was a member of the Maccabees lodge. He married Rhoda Rebecca Groesbeck Dougall on November 25, 1891, in Springville, Utah, and together had one daughter.

Dougall died near his ranch in Hobble Creek canyon on November 4, 1937.


1 box

4 folders




Arranged in eight subseries: 1. Hugh M. Dougall, Jr journals, 1891-1937. 2. Hugh M. Dougall, Jr financial and legal records, 1893-1935. 3. Hugh M. Dougall, Jr tax documents, 1913. 4. Hugh M. Dougall, Jr insurance documents, 1906-1926. 5. Hugh M. Dougall, Jr Salt Lake Brewing Co. papers, 1911-1914. 6. Hugh M. Dougall, Jr certificate of election, 1907. 7. Hugh M. Dougall, Jr photograph, date of production not identified. 8. Hugh M. Dougall, Jr printed ephemera, 1914-1932.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States