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Sherman P. Lloyd papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 8537

Scope and Contents

Contains materials related to Sherman P. Lloyd's service as Utah congressman. Election pamphlets and posters acn be found within the materials as well as materials from after his election including: letters from Lloyd to Washington D.C., his newsletters to the state of Utah discussing the happenings of Congress and his plans for action, and bill outlines. Materials are dated 1961-1963.


  • 1961-1963


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 Sherman P. Lloyd papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

Sherman P. Lloyd (1914-1979) was a United States congressman.

Sherman P. Lloyd was born on January 11, 1914 in St. Anthony, Idaho to parents Charles Edward and Lucy Smart Parkinson Lloyd. Lloyd received his B.S. from Utah State Universtiy in 1935 and went on to study law at George Washington University where he received his LL.B. in 1939.

In 1939 he was admitted to the bar and began practice of law in Salt Lake City, Utah. In 1954 he served as a member of the state senate. In 1962, he was elected as a member of the House of Representatives for the state of Utah. He served there until 1965. Two years later he was reelected and served until 1973.

He married Edith Ann Gunn on September 25, 1935. Together they had four children.

Lloyd passed away on December 15, 1979 in Salt Lake City, Utah where he is buried.


1 folder (0.01 linear ft.)

Language of Materials


Custodial History

It is unknown how the collection was obtained.

Immediate Source of Acquisition



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; Catie Freedman, student manuscript processor, John M. Murphy, curator; 2015.

Register of Sherman P. Lloyd papers
Catie Freedman
2015 March 4
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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