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Taylor family collection on Bonneville Development Company, 1968-1978

 Series — Box: 2, Folder: 5-6
Identifier: MSS 9349 Series 2

Scope and Contents

Contains the Bonneville Development Company financial statements and legal documents, as well as a list of restrictions for the Bonneville Subdivision. The materials relate to the company's activities in developing and selling over 64 acres of foothills in east Provo, Utah. Dated 1968 to 1978.


  • 1968-1978


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 use material from this collection must be obtained from Reference Services at

Administrative History

Bonneville Development Company was a Utah business involved in real estate, financing, and investing from around 1970 to 1980, helping to develop much of the eastern side of Provo. It was primarily partnered with Bonneville Heights, Inc. and Dr. DaCosta Clark (President of Bonneville Heights). The company was owned by the Taylor family and Lynn Dixon Taylor served as its president. It was sold to Smith and Rogers with payments lasting through 1977.

Biographical History

The Taylor family (1898-) began with Lynn Dixon Taylor (1898-1967), an interior design professor, entrepreneur, and real estate developer from Provo, Utah. Lynn Dixon Taylor was born May 6, 1898 in Provo, Utah to Arthur Nicholls Taylor and Maria Louise Dixon Taylor. He married Celestia Johnson on August 17, 1927. Lynn Taylor worked as a special instructor at BYU where he taught interior design for thirty years. As President of the Bonneville Development Corporation, he was a partner in the development of the Oak Hills subdivision in Provo and was President of the Brickerhaven Corporation. Taylor also designed and constructed several buildings on Provo's Center Street. Taylor and his wife had five children: John A. Taylor, George T. Taylor, Janice Taylor DeGraw, Lynne Ann Taylor Richards, and Kathryn Taylor Brockbank.


2 folders

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