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Floyd Donald Olson papers

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 829

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a brief autobiography of Olson and some of his insights into the Mormon faith. Most of the material relates to Olson's business activities as the head of the Solar Electric Heat & Insulation company of Midvale, Utah, including company correspondence, descriptions of how to sell electric solar devices, and articles relating to the advantages of electric heating.

Dates

  • 1961-1974, bulk 1967-1974

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 Floyd Donald Olson papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

Olson was a salesman, businessman, and pioneer in electric heating.

Extent

1 v. (0.1 linear ft.)

Language

English

Custodial History

Donated by Department of Church History.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Department of Church History.

Appraisal

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

Title
Register of Floyd Donald Olson papers
Status
Completed
Author
Elisa Visick
Date
2010 July 20
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

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