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Sidney J. Ottley scrapbook

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 1746

Scope and Contents

Scrapbook containing correspondence, poems, essays, magazine and newspaper clippings, and an autobiography. The correspondence is between Ottley and his stepmother, Isabella B. Erekson. They deal largely with Ottley's activities in New Zealand both as a missionary for the Church and as a teacher at the Maori Agricultural College in New Zealand. The poems and essays relate to Ottley's beliefs in the Mormon faith. The clippings deal largely with human values.

Dates

  • 1912-1978

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 Sidney J. Ottley scrapbook must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the Special Collections Coordinating Committee.

Biographical History

Sidney J. Ottley (1890-1982) was a Mormon businessman in Utah.

Sidney James Ottley was born on September 2, 1890 in South Cottonwood, Utah to Edward and Thirza Ottley. He served as a missionary in New Zealand from 1912 to 1916, and later returned as a mission president in 1951. Ottley died in 1982 in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Extent

1 box (0.5 linear ft.) : (352 p.)

Language

English

Appraisal

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

Processing Information

Processed; Andrea Wyss; 2011.
Title
Register of Sidney J. Ottley scrapbook
Status
Completed
Author
Andrea Wyss
Date
2011 April 18
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

Contact:
1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States