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B. F. Larsen family papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 4155

Scope and Contents note

The B. F. Larsen family papers contain the following: 1) Book, “Old Fart Days” by Sorena E. W. Larsen about the first settlers of Monroe. In a six ring binder, 4 by 6.5 inches. 2) Sorena E. W. Larsen’s theology class notebook. Three ring binder, 7 by 10 inches. 3) Loose sheets with handwritten poems (one poem is on A. Washburn Stationery). 4) Correspondence. 5) Memories written on loose sheets. 6) News clippings 7) Handwritten history of the Young Ladies Mutual Improvement Association of Monroe, Utah. Materials dated 1892 to 1939.


  • 1892-1939


Conditions Governing Access note

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use note

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the B.F. Larsen family papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

B. F. Larsen was was a professor of art at Brigham Young University.

B. F. Larsen was a BYU professor of art, who spent some time in Paris, France. He was born to Bent Rolfsen Larsen and Lorena Eugenia Washburn Larsen on May 10, 1882 in Monroe, Sevier County, Utah. He married Martha Geneva Day on September 25, 1907 in Manti, Sanpete County, Utah. He passed away on January 7, 1970 in Orem, Utah County, Utah.


7 folders (0.7 linear ft.)




The correspondence, books, news clippings and history of B.F. Larsen's family, 1892-1939.

Custodial History note

Donated by Gary J. Bergera in 1989.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Donated; Gary J. Bergera; 1989.

Appraisal note

LDS cultural, social, and religious history (Collection development policy of 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts, August 2007).

Processing Information note

Processed; H. Christine Swindler; 19 July 2007.

Register of B. F. Larsen family papers
Karen Glenn and H. Christine Swindler, student processors and John Murphy, curator
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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