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Utah County American Party collection

Identifier: MSS 1708

Scope and Contents

The Utah County American Party Collection primarily documents the Utah County chapter of the party. The collection contains the by-laws and list of members' names from the year 1975-1992. Included with the collection are documents and newspaper clippings concerning issues with which the party dealt. Also included are party platforms, news releases, fiscal reports and some letters between members and party leaders. Some minutes of meetings and agendas are also present as well as American Party literature and some audio tapes of meetings.


  • 1951-1993


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 Utah County American Party collection must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.


4 boxes (2 linear ft.)

Language of Materials



Arranged in four series: 1. American Party of Utah County papers, 1973-1993. 2. American Party of Utah papers, 1975-1993. 3. National American Party papers, 1972-1991; and 4. American Party papers, 1951-1992.

Other Finding Aids

Folder-level inventory available online.

Custodial History

The collection was kept in the possession of the party secretaries until 1992, when the present secretary and officer, Jameston Bradford, donated the collection to Brigham Young University.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Jameston Bradford; 1992.


Utah political history (20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.I, 2007).

Processing Information

Processed; Harvard S. Heath & Candace Kearl; October 1993.

Register of the Utah County American Party collection
Harvard S. Heath and Candace Kearl
1993 October
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.
Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) grant, 2007-2008

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States