Joseph E. Arrington papers
Scope and Contents
- approximately 1800-1976
- Arrington, Joseph E. (Joseph Earl), 1895-1986 (Creator, Person)
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Joseph Earl Arrington was born on June 21, 1895 to LeRoy Madison and Priscilla Jane Brisendine Arrington in Reed Hill, Tennessee. He received his bachelor's degree from the University of Utah in 1921 and his master's degree from the University of Chicago in 1923. He married Genevieve Thornton on October 11, 1932 in Brooklyn, New York. They had one child, Wendell Snow.
Arrington specialized in Latter-day Saint history and was heavily involved in researching the Nauvoo Temple. His work included collecting papers and images about the temple in Illinois. He was also involved in researching and displaying various playbills and photographs, making use of photostat technology to make and display copies of such images.
He died in September of 1986.
118 cartons (118 linear ft.)
23 boxes (11.5 linear ft.)
12 oversize boxes (13.15 linear ft.)
Two folders were found in the 20th Century Workroom in 2014.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Found; 20th Century Workroom; 2014.
Processed; Margaret Weddle, student manuscript processor, and John M. Murphy, curator; 2014.
- Register of Joseph E. Arrington papers
- In Progress
- Megan Furcini
- 2011 April 26
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- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.