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Orem (Utah) -- History

Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

Joseph E. Booth papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2284
Scope and Contents Collection contains the letters, diaries, and ledger books of Joseph Edgar Booth and family between the years 1859-1949. The collection contains material on the British Mission between the years 1894-1896; correspondence to family and friends of the Booth family; early Orem, Utah history (then called the Provo Bench) farm sales, expenses, and etc. of Joseph Edgar Booth; and a record of cases before Joseph Edgar Booth, Justice of the Peace of the town of Orem during the years 1928-1929,...
Dates: 1859-1949

Center for Family & Community History project records on churches of Provo, 1866-1987, bulk: 1960-1987

Identifier: UA 1191 Series 9 Sub-Series 1
Scope and Contents

Contains project records on various religions found in the Provo and Orem areas of Utah, and how they began in Utah. Includes clippings, notes, drafts, photographs and negatives, typed historical essays, and other material. Dated 1965 to 1987.

Dates: 1866-1987; Majority of material found within 1960-1987

Arthur Fowlke Marrott (1858-1901) and Selena Martha Stradling Marrott (1859-1945) – Pioneers of Orem, Utah, and St. Johns, Arizona

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197239236406]
Identifier: MSS 8914
Content Description This account of the lives of Arthur and Selena Marrott by Russel Backus draws on a family biography by their daughter, Harriet, while focusing on information from two pocket ledgers that were kept by Arthur. Among other things, Arthur's ledgers identify people in the community with whom the Marrotts cooperated as their farms were being developed on desert land in the area that is now Lindon and Orem, Utah. The paper tells about these settlers and illustrates the extent to which they relied...
Dates: 2016

Newspaper articles

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230232644]
Identifier: MSS SC 5
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of newspaper clippings. Dan Croft inteviewed the mayor of Orem, Utah, B. M. Jolley, about the history of Orem. Jolley gave Croft information on the early days of the community.

Dates: 1973

Oscar Wendle Nielsen personal history

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230329077]
Identifier: MSS SC 2971
Scope and Contents

Contains information about his youth, children, education, LDS Church callings, employment, and family life. Recalls his early life in Fairview, Utah 1909-1927; employment and residence in Philadelphia and Lansdowne, Pennsylvania, 1930-1958; employment and residence in Provo, Utah, 1958-1985; and residence in Orem, Utah, beginning in 1985. Also includes photographic images of his family and homes.

Dates: approximately 1975-1995

Of one heart

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230329457]
Identifier: MSS SC 3017
Scope and Contents Personal history of Ray and Madge Watters. Contains recollections of Madge's childhood in Burrville, Utah; Ray's childhood in Richfield; their experiences during World War II in America, France, and Germany, including pictures and diagrams; family activities; associations with friends; and school, work, and church experiences in Orem, Utah, beginning in 1957. Ray worked at Brigham Young University as a professor in the Health Science Department in the College of Physical Education,...
Dates: 1998

Orem Business & Professional Women's Club records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1911
Scope and Contents

Newspaper clippings, correspondence, certificates, a history, and minutes. The materials relate to the organization and to the business climate of Orem, Utah.

Dates: 1949-1975

Orem Chamber of Commerce papers

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230314533]
Identifier: MSS SC 1647
Scope and Contents

The items talk about Gappmayer's life and about his receiving the first Arthur V. Watkins Outstanding Citizen Award.

Dates: 1979

Orem Heritage Museum video interviews of long-time Orem residents

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2251
Scope and Contents Interviews discuss historical events of Orem and the lives of noted Orem residents during the 20th century. Topics include farming and fruit growing, World War II (reminiscences of serving in the military), industrial and commercial development, railroads (inter-urban line), Orem's World War II prisoner of war camp and host of other local history topics. The interviews also address the development and history of the United States Steel Corporation Geneva Works (formerly Columbia-Geneva...
Dates: 1983-1999

Walter Claude Orem papers

 Collection — Box 1: Series 1 [Barcode: 31197231038214]
Identifier: MSS 6

This collection contains a scrapbook, correspondence, newspapers clippings, and biographical statements. The bulk of the materials relate to the the Salt Lake and Utah Railway Company that Orem founded.

Dates: 1914-1969