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A. Walter Stevenson papers and photographs

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1574

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a diary which Stevenson kept while on his mission in England during 1921-1923, 4 anti-Mormon posters acquired while on his mission, 4 scrapbooks, and miscellaneous items. The scrapbooks relate to Stevenson's travels and activities, especially with the Boy Scouts of America. Photographs are located in box 2 and mainly deal with Stevenson's involvement with the Boy Scouts of America. These photographs include pictures of LDS church leaders David O. Mackay, Harold B. Lee and Ezra Taft Benson at scouting functions.

Dates

  • 1900-1974

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 A. Walter Stevenson papers and photographs must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

Businessman, politician, Mormon Church leader, and active in civic affairs.

Extent

1 oversize folder

3 folders

12 items

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).

Related Materials

Photographs, photo albums, and scrapbook have been relocated to a second box in the cold vault.

General

Conservation Work for journal in folder 7: paper mending and portfolio created (15Feb2005).
Title
Register of A. Walter Stevenson papers and photographs
Author
Garrett Schroath
Date
2011 May 20
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