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Willard Washington Beans papers

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2271

Scope and Contents

Photocopies of a typewritten autobiography, a newspaper clipping, a Mormon Church blessing, and an essay. Also included are photocopies of handwritten letters received by Bean. These items include letters received from Mormon Church leaders Heber J. Grant and J. Golden Kimball. Bean was a missionary to the Southern States and lived in Palmyra, New York from 1915 to 1939.

Dates

  • 1893-1978

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 Willard Washington Beans papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

Mormon Church leader, newspaper editor, farmer, boxer, and resident of the Joseph Smith (1805-1844) home in Palmyra, New York for 24 years.

Extent

12 items (160 p.)

Language

English

Custodial History

Donated by Vicki Zimmerman in 1984.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Vicki Zimmerman; 1984.

Appraisal

Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).
Title
Register of Willard Washington Beans papers
Status
In Progress
Author
Elisa Visick
Date
2010 October 7
Description rules
Appm
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

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