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Wesley C. Carter scrapbooks

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 9162

Scope and Contents

Contains scrapbooks from Wesley Carol Carter pertaining to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints building mission program in the southeast area of the United States and histories of the YWMIA. Scrapbooks include photographs and brief histories of church building missionaries called to serve in the southeast area, as well as newspaper and church publications pertaining to church building projects in which Wesley Carol Carter was involved. Scrapbooks also include photographs of the church building process. Histories of the YWMIA include information about the organization's projects, activities, and leadership in the Utah Stake of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints from 1869-1972. Dated approximately 1963-1972.


  • 1963-1972


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 the Wesley C. Carter scrapbooks must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Coordinating Committee.

Biographical History

Wesley Carol Carter (1917-1995) was a general contractor who directed the construction of chapels for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Wesley Carol Carter was born on December 25, 1917 in Eureka, Utah, to Edward Furlsbury and Annie Blake Carter. He married Mary Hall on October 16, 1940, and they had five children together. He was contracted by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints to build and remodel chapels in Utah. He went on to serve a building mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the British Isles from 1960 to 1963, and directed the building missionary program in the Southern States mission until 1965. Wesley Carol Carter passed away on April 3, 1995 in the Utah Valley Regional Medical Center located in Provo, Utah.


1 folder ((0.05 linear ft.) )

2 oversize boxes (0.5 linear ft.)

Language of Materials


Custodial History

Donated by Marilyn Cassidy, daughter of Wesley Carol Carter and Mary Hall Carter, in 2018.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Marilyn Cassidy; 2018.


Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, II, B, 5, IV, 2016).

Processing Information

Processed; Chelsea McNeil, student manuscript processor, and John M. Murphy, curator; 2019.

Register of Wesley C. Carter scrapbooks
Chelsea McNeil
2019 January 8
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