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John Scott Davenport correspondence and pamphlets

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2006

Scope and Contents

Handwritten and typewritten correspondence, travel brochures, and newspaper articles. Much of the correspondence was written while Davenport served in the United States military during the Second World War. He spent most of his time in California and Okinawa during that war. Also included is some correspondence between family members.


  • 1925-1970


Language of Materials

Materials are in English.

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 Correspondence and pamphlets must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

Mormon journalist and stamp collector.


3 boxes (1.5 linear ft.)

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; John Davenport; 1989.


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

Register of John Scott Davenport correspondence and pamphlets
Garrett Schroath
2011 May 3
Description rules
Language of description
Script of description
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