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William F. Butt papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1397

Scope and Contents

Diaries, 1887-1895; correspondence, 1883-1897; financial records, Lehi, Utah, Ward record book; patriarchal blessings; mission records; and biographies of family members. Also included are the diaries of Butt's wife, Laura Ellen Bushman Butt, 1896-1897. The materials document William Butt's life in Lehi, Utah, and his service as a missionary for the Mormon Church to the Northern States.

Dates

  • 1881-1940

Creator

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

Biographical History

William F. Butt (1857-1940) was a Mormon missionary, miner, and genealogist from Utah.

Extent

2 boxes (1 linear ft.)

Language

English

Other Finding Aids

Folder-level inventory available online. http://files.lib.byu.edu/ead/XML/MSS1397.xml

Appraisal

19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
Title
Register of William F. Butt papers
Status
Completed
Author
Andrea Wyss
Date
2011 March 8
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