Hugh B. Brown research files
Scope and Contents
Collection includes correspondence, books, pamphlets, lectures, and manuscripts. The material was written, received, or collected by Brown. The bulk of the material is from the 1960s and religious in nature, although many files also address political issues.
- Brown, Hugh B., 1883-1975 (Person)
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 Hugh B. Brown research files must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Biographical / Historical
Hugh B. Brown (1883-1975) was a Mormon lawyer, entrepreneur, and ecclesiastical leader.
Hugh Brown Brown was born October 24, 1883 in Granger, Utah. He served a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to the British Isles, and later served as president of the British Mission. After successful careers in law and oil development, he became the Assistant to the Quorum of the Twelve in 1953. On April 10, 1958, he was sustained as a member of the Quorum of the Twelve, and three years later, as a counselor in the First Presidency. He served as a counselor to President David O. McKay for nearly nine years. He died December 2, 1975 in Salt Lake City, Utah.
8 boxes (4 linear ft.)
Language of Materials
The collection was donated in 2003 and 2004 by Brown's son Charles.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated; Charles M. Brown; 2003, 2004.
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).
Organized in two series: 1. Hugh B. Brown research files, 1934-1972. 2. Hugh B. Brown miscellaneous items, 1970-1972.
- Register of Hugh B. Brown research files
- Jennifer Kim
- 2011 September 19
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.