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History of Wilford Anderson Frost

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 8179

Scope and Contents

Contains one autobiographical history entitled History of Wilford Anderson Frost, with typewritten pages and some photocopied pages written by Frost himself. Dated 1986.


  • 1986


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 History of Wilford Anderson Frost must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

Wilford Anderson Frost (1896-1993) was a farmer in Utah.

Wilford Anderson Frost was born on December 20, 1896 to William Allen and Amelia Anderson Frost. He was born in Woodruff, Arizona. He was the seventh child. They moved to New Mexico when he was a child, and then to Utah in 1907. In Utah, he worked as a thresher, then went into military service during World War One. He served until 1919. He married Thressa Lewis on May 28, 1919 in the Salt Lake Temple. They had six children, two of whom died in infancy, and adopted another. Frost worked as a livestock rancher and farmer. He died on March 7, 1993 in Monticello, Utah.


1 folder ((0.1 linear ft.) )

Language of Materials



Collection materials are arranged in their original order.

Custodial History

Donated by Harold Lewis Frost in 2011.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Harold Lewis Frost; 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 Wilford Anderson Frost, a Mormon man living in the West.

Processing Information

Processed; Kelsey Samuelsen, student manuscript processor, and John M. Murphy, curator; 2013.

Register of History of Wilford Anderson Frost
Kelsey Samuelsen, student manuscripts processor, and John M. Murphy, curator; 2013.
8 April 2013
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Script of description
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States