John Hortt Adams personal history
Scope and Contents
Narrative and photographic images concerning his childhood in Kanab, Utah; attendance at Brigham Young University; living in Hollywood, California; service in the U.S. Navy during World War II; marriage; travels; church service, including a Latter-day Saint mission to Seattle, Washington, 1989-1990; owning and running Grandview Miniature Golf Course in Provo, Utah; and working as accountant at BYU Financial Services. Also contains significant information about his family, including an extensive personal history of his wife, Betty Lou Jean Ellis Adams.
- Adams, John Hortt, 1921- (Person)
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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 XXX must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Adams attended Brigham Young University, 1939-1954. He worked as an accountant at BYU, 1960-1986.
1 item (413 p.)(0.20 linear ft.)
Gift of John Hart Adams in 1999.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated; John Hart Adams; 1999.
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).
- Adams, John Hortt, 1921-
- Brigham Young University -- Students
- Brigham Young University -- Administration
- Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.)
- Home and Family
- Kanab (Utah)
- Miniature golf -- Utah -- Provo
- Mormon Church -- Missions -- Washington (State)
- Mormons -- Biography
- Social Life and Customs
- World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, American
- World War, 1939-1945 -- United States -- Personal narratives
- Regsiter of John Hortt Adams personal history
- Benjamin Sipes
- 2010 December 17
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- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.