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Caleb Tanner papers

 Item — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 359
Collection includes correspondence, blueprints, surveys, reports, field notes, photographs, and other materials from 1886 to 1932 relating chiefly to the engineering and legal aspects of engineering in Utah in the areas of private irrigation and mining activities. Also included are records of several associations of water users in Utah.

Dates

  • 1889-1930

Creator

Conditions Governing Access note

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use note

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances.

Permission to publish material from the Caleb Tanner papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Extent

8 boxes (4 linear ft.)

Abstract

Collection includes correspondence, blueprints, surveys, reports, field notes, photographs, and other materials from 1886 to 1932 relating chiefly to the engineering and legal aspects of engineering in Utah in the areas of private irrigation and mining activities. Also included are records of several associations of water users in Utah.

Biographical/Historical note

Caleb Tanner was born September 3, 1868 in Provo, Utah and became an engineer. Tanner expanded his career as he also served as a professor of engineering at Brigham Young Academy from 1900 to 1904. He had two children, George and Ida, with his wife Esthma and he later passed away in Ogden, Utah on September 19, 1960.

Appraisal note

19th Century Mormon and Western Manuscripts.

Processing Information note

Processed; Melanie Nef; October 23, 2007.
Title
Register of the Caleb Tanner papers, 1889-1930
Status
completed
Author
Melanie Nef
Date
October 2007
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
Finding aid written in English
Sponsor
National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Western Waters (WWDL)Grant, 2007-2010

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

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