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Arthur Gaeth papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 2017

Scope and Contents

Typescript of an oral history, newspaper clippings, articles, correspondence, periodicals, and miscellaneous items. Most of the items were written by Gaeth as part of his broadcasting and journalism careers. The oral history is an interview conducted by Ronald G. Watt in 1976 as part of the James Moyle Oral History Program of the Historical Department of the Mormon Church. This interview largely relates to Gaeth's missionary activities in Europe.


  • 1941-1982


Language of Materials

Materials are in English.

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

Biographical History

Arthur Gaeth (1905-1984) was a Mormon missionary, author, broadcaster, journalist, and banker. Gaeth served in the German-Austrian Mission from 1926 to 1929 and as president of the mission in Czechoslovakia from 1929 to 1936 for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.


4 folders

Custodial History

Donated by Arthur Gaeth in 1982.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Arthur Gaeth; 1982.


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

Register of Arthur Gaeth papers
In Progress
Melissa Stephens
2010 September 20
Description rules
Language of description
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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