Janet Roberts Blamforth papers
Scope and Contents
The collection consists of two biographies and miscellaneous photocopied papers that support the author's research. One biography is entitled "David Robert Roberts: the Father of Utah Good Roads." It is 25 pages of photocopied typescript and was written for the Utah 1976 Bicentennial Biography competition sponsored by the Salt Lake Tribune and the Utah State Historical Society. Roberts was a Utah politician who, as a Utah state legislator, pushed for improving roads in the state.
The other biography is about Beatrice Jones Lloyd and is entitled "Who Said Columbia was Dead?" It won second place in the 1975 Bicentennial Article Contest sponsored by the Utah League of Writers. Lloyd was the model for the figure of Columbia on the Mormon Battalion Monument on the state capital grounds in Salt Lake City, Utah.
- Blamforth, Janet Roberts (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 Janet Roberts Blamforth papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
47 p. (0.09 linear ft.)
Language of Materials
Donated by Janet Roberts Balmforth in 1976.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated; Janet Roberts Balmforth; 1976.
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).
"David Robert Roberts : the father of Utah good roads" and "Who said Columbia was dead?"
- Register of Janet Roberts Blamforth papers
- Benjamin Sipes
- 2010 July 21
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- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.
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Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States