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Ira J. Markham papers on the Hill Cumorah Pageant

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 43

Scope and Contents

Contains scripts, correspondence, newspaper clippings, and programs relating to various productions for the Hill Cumorah Pageant in New York State, 1937-1968. The pageant is a public relations gesture of the Mormon Church. The correspondence relates specifically to matters of costuming and historical accuracy, while the newspaper clippings include reviews of the pageant and accounts of its history. The materials were compiled by Ira J. Markham.

Dates

  • 1937-1968

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 Ira J. Markham Hill papers on the Hill Cumorah Pageant must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

Ira J. Markham was an Mormon author.

Extent

1 folder (0.01 linear ft.)

Language

English

Overview

The collection contains scripts, correspondence, newspaper clippings, and programs relating to various productions for the Hill Cumorah Pageant in New York State, 1937-1968. The correspondence relates specifically to matters of costuming and historical accuracy, while the newspaper clippings include reviews of the pageant and accounts of its history. The materials were compiled by Ira J. Markham.

Appraisal

Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).
Title
Register of the Ira J. Markham papers on the Hill Cumorah Pageant
Status
Completed
Author
Rose Frank
Date
28 March 2011
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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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