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Old Army Press financial records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 6042

Scope and Contents note

This collection contains the financial papers of the Old Army Press, including receipts, sales records, payment books, invoices, and other financial records, spanning from 1969-1984.


  • 1969-1984


Conditions Governing Access note

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use note

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the Old Army Press financial records must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Administrative History

The Old Army Press started printing Western American military materials in 1968, and added videos to their materials in 1981. Michael Koury and his wife own the Old Army Press and since its creation have published more than 150 western history titles and more than 50 movie titles.

This information can be found on the Old Army Press’s website,, or for Michael Koury information go to the site,


1 oversize folder (0.2 linear ft.)

26 cartons (26 linear ft.)

9 boxes (4.5 linear ft.)

Language of Materials



The collection contains financial papers from 1969-1984 of the Old Army Press, a printing business focused on Western American military materials.

Custodial History note

Donated by the Old Army Press in 1986.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Donated; Old Army Press; 1986.

Appraisal note

Utah and the American West (Collection development policy of 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts, August 2007).

Processing Information note

Processed; Melissa Cowles; 9 January 2008.

Register of the Old Army Press financial records
Karen Glenn, Melissa Cowles, student processors; John M. Murphy, curator
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