Calvin Beecher papers
Scope and Contents
Contains posters and family histories. The posters are news maps of World War II that depict the location of battles and other war related news, dated circa 1939-1945. The family histories are all on CD and cover the lives of Calvin and Jean Beecher, as well as several of their ancestors and were compiled circa 2011.
- approximately 2011
- approximately 1939-1945
- Beecher, Calvin (Calvin Yeoman), 1911-1997 (creator, 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 the Calvin Beecher World War II posters must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Calvin Beecher (1911-1997) was a Mormon who served in the United States Navy during World War II.
Calvin Yeoman Beecher was born November 19, 1911, in Elba, Idaho. His parents were Elihu U. Beecher and Ella Hoagland Beecher. He married Jean Keddington on November 22, 1939, in Salt Lake City, Utah, and had four children. During World War II, Beecher served in the United States Navy in the Western Pacific. After the war, he worked in the banking and loan business. At his retirement, he was working as an accountant for the Utah State Board of Education. He also worked as a professional musician for many years. He died December 9, 1997.
4 folders (0.25 linear ft.)
Language of Materials
Arranged in two series: 1. Calvin Beecher World War II posters, circa 1939-1945. 2. Calvin Beecher family histories, circa 2011.
Donated by Leo C. Beecher in 2011.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated; Leo C. Beecher; 2011.
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 life of Calvin Beecher, who lived in Utah for much of his adult life.
Processed; Elizabeth Ballif, student manuscript processor, and John M. Murphy, curator; 2012.
- Register of the Calvin Beecher papers
- Elizabeth Ballif, student manuscript processor, and John M. Murphy, curator
- 2012 March 2
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.