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Ezra Taft Benson address

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2877

Scope and Contents

A handwritten copy of a speech delivered while Benson was U.S. Secretary of Agriculture. Concerns government and individuals and specifically refers to post-World-War-II Russia. Includes two transcriptions of the speech, one handwritten and one typed; the latter was prepared by the Brigham Young University Department of Special collections and Manuscripts.


  • approximately 1950


Language of Materials

Materials are in English.

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 Ezra Taft Benson address must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.


1 leaf (+ hand copy and transcription)(0.03 linear ft.)

Custodial History

This item was donated with a letter written by Orpha M. Everett. The items were unrelated and so were separated. The letter was assigned archives accession number 95-096.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; John and Elaine Rieske.


Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).

Register of Ezra Taft Benson address
In Progress
Benjamin Sipes
2010 December 13
Description rules
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States