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Bennett F. Nielsen collection on Nielsen family military history

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 8516

Content Description

Contains stories of various members of the Nielsen family who served in the military in World War II and the Korean War. Material is dated 2006.


  • 2006


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 Bennett F. Nielsen collection on Nielsen family military history must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

Bennett F. Nielsen (born 1926) was in the U.S. Navy in World War II, and writes family histories.

Bennett Frandsen Nielsen was born in 1926 in Salina, Utah, and went to high school in Salina, Utah. He enlisted in the U.S. Navy in 1944, and served as a radioman 3/C during World War Two.

Nielsen collects information and writes about family members who have served in the military.

Nielsen currently lives in Utah.


4 folders (0.2 linear ft.)

Language of Materials


Custodial History

Donated by Bennett F. Nielsen, who donated a copy of it to the library in 2014.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Bennett F. Nielsen; 2014.


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

Processing Information

Processed; Margaret Weddle, student manuscript processor, and John M. Murphy, curator; 2015.

Register of Bennett F. Nielsen collection on Nielsen family military history
Margaret Weddle
2015 March 2
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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