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Edward H. Holt papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: UA 250

Scope and Contents

Contains correspondence regarding admission to Brigham Young Academy, theology class assignments, petitions, essays, talks by Lorenzo Snow and George Q. Cannon, papers regarding credit, advanced standing, student clubs, and miscellaneous correspondence and reports from Holt's files. Materials date from between 1899 and 1938.


  • 1899-1938


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 Edward H. Holt papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

Edward H. Holt (1872-1938) was a Mormon business professor in Utah. He served as professor of Business Education at Brigham Young University from 1893 to 1921, and from 1924 to 1938. He was also appointed acting president of Brigham Young University in 1929.

Biographical History

George Q. Cannon (1827-1901) worked as the Utah Territory Delegate to the United States House of Representative for several years. He also served as a missionary, mission president, and apostle for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Biographical History

Lorenzo Snow (1814-1901) was an ecclesiastical leader in Utah, and served as the fifth president of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Biographical History

George Christensen (1866-1946) was a Mormon lawyer, judge, educator, and businessman in Utah.


1 box (0.5 linear ft.)



Other Finding Aids

Box-level inventory available online.


University history (University Archives collecting policy, February 2010).


Container list available in repository.

Processing Information

Processed; Hollis Scott; 2004.


Register of Edward H. Holt papers
Rose Frank
2011 July 19
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
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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