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Golden Spike Camp records

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2173

Scope and Contents

Papers mostly document the beginnings of the Golden Spike Camp headquartered in Tremonton, Utah, 1951-1952. Includes constitution and by-laws; minutes and notes from the first meeting, 26 July 1951; lists of prospective members, supplied by wards in Tremonton and nearby communities; some issues of "The Pioneer," the SUP (Sons of the Utah Pioneers) newsletter; and two unidentified photographs. Papers reflect primarily on the activities of Edgar H. White and John W. Smith. Includes SUP membership certificate for White, apparently issued in 1956. Also includes statement of SUP objectives.


  • 1951-1956


Conditions Governing Access

Microfilm copy is open for research. Permission required from the Supervisor of Reference Services to view the originals.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Golden Spike Camp records must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.


4 folders (0.4 linear ft.)

1 microfilm reel (0.1 linear ft.)

Language of Materials


Custodial History

Duplicate blank forms, a duplicate photograph, and two blank sheets, were discarded from the collection, June 2000. Orrin Schwab Books, Logan, Utah, Purchase, 1995.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Orrin Schwab Books; 1995.


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 Golden Spike Camp records
Rose Frank
14 March 2011
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