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Clarence Cottam papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1942

Scope and Contents

Correspondence, reports, articles, notes, minutes, essays, certificates, and miscellaneous items. The materials relate to Cottam's numerous professional activities while working im many capacities for the United States government and for Brigham Young University. The items largely deal with Cottam's work as an ecologist and as a conservationist.

Dates

  • 1924-1974

Creator

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

Biographical History

Mormon author, educator, ecologist, and conservationist. He died in 1974.

Extent

104 boxes (43.5 linear feet)

Other Finding Aids

Finding aid available in repository.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Rob and Bessie Welder; 1979.

Appraisal

Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).
Title
Register of Clarence Cottam papers
Status
Completed
Author
Garrett Schroath
Date
2011 March 16
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

Contact:
1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States