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Hugh B. Brown scrapbook

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 7758
Contains two digital copies of a scrapbook of Hugh B. Brown on five CD-ROMs. The scrapbooks contain materials that document his mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Great Britain, with materials dating from between 1937 and 1938.

Dates

  • 1937-1938

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

Extent

1 folder (0.1 linear ft.)

Biographical History

Hugh B. Brown (1883-1975) worked in law and oil development in Utah before becoming a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles.

Hugh B. 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.

Arrangement

Materials were left in original order.

Custodial History

Donated in 2011.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; 2011.

Appraisal

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

Documents the family life of Hugh B. Brown in Utah.

General

Computer data (71 TIFF images, 72 JPEG images).
General Reproduction: CD-ROMs. [Provo, Utah] : Harold B. Lee Library, 2010.

Processing Information

Processed; Elizabeth Ballif, student manuscript processor, and John M. Murphy, curator; 2011.
Title
Register of the Hugh B. Brown scrapbook
Status
completed
Author
Elizabeth Ballif, student manuscript processor, and John M. Murphy, curator
Date
2011 September 21
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

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