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John Andreas Widtsoe letters

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 132

Scope and Contents

Handwritten letter dated 1 May 1948 and addressed to T. Earl Pardoe, professor of public speaking and dramatic arts at Brigham Young University. Widtsoe responds to Pardoe's request for biographical information. Widtsoe writes that it was his "experimentation ... that drive me into the desert to establish dry-farming as a safe practice."


  • 1948


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

Biographical / Historical

Mormon educator at Brigham Young University at Provo, Utah and at the Utah Agricultural College at Logan, Utah.


1 item (1 p.)


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

Register of John Andreas Widtsoe letters
Rose Frank
28 March 2011
Description rules
Language of description
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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