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J. M. Upton papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 3070

Scope and Contents

Primarily correspondence reflecting his work as a lawyer. Includes a letterpress book containing copies of outgoing correspondence, 1898-1907, written mostly in Marshfield; letters received in Roseburg, 1914; and a few other items, some of which relate to his father, J. H. Upton. Correspondence focuses on land and law.


  • 1898-1914


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

Biographical note

Lawyer in Marshfield and Roseburg, Oregon; employed in Roseburg at the United States Land Office.


2 folders (0.20 linear ft.)

Custodial History

Gift of Brent Ashworth ca. 1990s. Purchased at an auction in New York City in 1996. Part of the Bette B. Ashowrth memorial collection.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Brent F. Ashworth; 2000.


19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.

Register of J. M. Upton papers
In Progress
Benjamin Sipes
2011 February 16
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States