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Calvin Delos McOmber Jr. papers

Identifier: MSS 6951

Scope and Contents

The collection contains family correspondence and information regarding Calvin Delos McOmber's mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to Czechoslovakia. Also contains journals, photographs and negatives, papers regarding temple work, papers regarding McComber's work in the seminary and institute programs, legal documents, and ephemera. The ephemera includes postcards, information about a dairy, funeral programs, and election items. There is also some family history relating to David Stout, Daisie Stout Richardson, and Achsah Stout. Dated 1924-1993.


  • 1924-1993


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

Biographical / Historical

Calvin Delos McOmber, Jr., was born April 11, 1910, in Blackfoot, Idaho, to Calvin Delos McOmber and Achsah Stout. He served a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to Czechoslovakia from 1934 to 1937. He served a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to Czechoslovakia from 1934 to 1937. In 1940, he graduated from the University of Utah. Calvin married Frances Brodil on April 30, 1937, in Salt Lake City. Calvin later served in the institute and seminary programs in Idaho for the church. He also served in a stake presidency, and as a stake patriarch. He served in the Idaho Falls temple presidency in 1975. Calvin died November 4, 1980, in Yolo, California.


7 boxes (3.5 linear ft.)

4 media boxes (1.8 linear ft.)

Language of Materials



Arranged in four series: 1. Calvin Delos McOmber mission papers, 1930-1980. 2. Calvin Delos McOmber personal papers, 1933-1980. 3. Calvin Delos McOmber career papers, 1954-1980. 4. Calvin Delos McOmber family history papers, 1984-1993.

Other Finding Aids

A more detailed finding aid is available in the repository upon request.

Custodial History

Donated by Ruth McOmber Pratt in 2008.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Ruth McOmber Pratt; 2008.


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

Processing Information

Processed; Elizabeth Ballif; 2010.

Processing Information

Processed; Karen Glenn; 2023; Boxes 8-11 added.

  • Duplicate copy of Calvin Delos McOmber mission papers
Register of the Calvin Delos McOmber Jr. papers
Elizabeth Ballif
2010 June 8
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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