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Aage B. Giessing collection of Walker Monuments booklets

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 6766

Scope and Contents note

Collection contains booklets of headstone designs. Many of them cater towards the Mormon population because they use Mormon temples and phrases like "Together Forever" and many others. Dated 1994-2012.

Dates

  • 1994-2012

Creator

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 Aage B. Giessing Walker Monument booklets must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

Aage Giessing (born 1945) is a businessman in Utah.

Aage Giessing was born in 1945 in Sweden. His family immigrated to the United States in 1948. He is the current owner of Walker Monuments, a company that was started in 1904. They create designs for headstones, especially ones that cater towards the Mormon population.

Extent

3 folders (0.25 linear ft.)

Language

English

Abstract

Contains booklets with headstone designs many of which cater towards those of the Mormon faith.

Arrangement

Files left in their original order.

Custodial History note

These are older booklets that have since been replaced with updated versions.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Donated; Aage Giessing; 2007.

Appraisal note

Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy 5.V, August 2007.)

This belongs in the 20th-21st Century Western and Mormon Americana because it represents a unique aspect of the LDS culture in the Western United States.

Processing Information note

Processed; Whitney Parry, student manuscript processor, and John M. Murphy, curator; 2009. Addition processed; Kelsey Samuelsen, student manuscript processor, and John M. Murphy, curator; 2012.
Title
Register of Aage B. Giessing Walker Monuments booklets
Status
Completed
Author
Whitney Parry, student assistant
Date
2009
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