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Grant Lee Benson papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 304
Lesson outlines, notes, scriptural references, grammar and vocabulary words, word lists, publications, patriarchal blessings, and correspondence. Most of the materials relate to the Tahitian language and Benson's attempts to master it and use it in his missionary work.

Dates

  • 1917-1921

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 Grant Lee Benson papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the Special Collections Board of Curators.

Extent

3 boxes (1.5 linear ft.)

Overview

Lesson outlines, notes, scriptural references, grammar and vocabulary words, word lists, publications, patriarchal blessings, and correspondence. Most of the materials relate to the Tahitian language and Benson's attempts to master it and use it in his missionary work.

Biographical History

A native of Grantsville, Utah, Grant Lee Benson served a mission for the LDS Church in the French Society Islands (Tahitian Islands) from 1917-1921.

Other Finding Aids

Finding aid available in repository.
Other Finding Aids File-level inventory available online. http://files.lib.byu.edu/ead/XML/MSS304.xml

Appraisal

19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.

Processing Information

Processed; unknown; 1974.
Title
Register of Grant Lee Benson papers
Status
completed
Author
Megan Furcini
Date
2011 March 21
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English

Revision Statements

  • 2008-01-23: Run through GilEAD to correct small errors.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

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