E. O. Larson papers
Scope and Contents note
Handwritten diaries, reports, correspondence, and newspaper clippings detail the various aspects of E.O. Larson's personal and business life and accomplishments from 1933 to 1970. Some of the materials deal with water use, water projects, and water management in Utah.
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 E.O. Larson papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
E. O. Larson (1894-1981) was an engineer in Utah.
Ernest Oliver Larson was born in Santaquin, Utah, in 1894 and lived in Utah until his death in 1981. He was educated at Utah State Agriculture College, and became a United States Bureau of Reclamation Engineer working on and completing many water projects throughout the Western United States. Larson was interested in matters relating to water use and management in the American West and he was on the Utah State University board of trustees.
3 boxes (2 linear ft.)
Language of Materials
Handwritten diaries, reports, correspondence, and newspaper clippings detail the various aspects of E.O. Larson's personal and business life and accomplishments from 1933 to 1970. Some of the materials deal with water use and management in Utah.
Utah and American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).
Existence and Location of Copies note
Digital version available online.
Processing Information note
Processed; Melanie Nef; September 2008.
- Register of the E. O. Larson papers
- Melanie Nef
- September 2008
- 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.
- National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Western Waters (WWDL) Grant, 2007-2010
Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States