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Newbern I. Butt price list

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 30

Scope and Contents

The collection contains handwritten notations on printed columns. The materials trace the price of various agricultural items and certain foods in Provo, Salt Lake City, and St. George, Utah from 1852-1910.

Dates

  • 1852-1910

Creator

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 Price list must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

Newbern I. Butt was a researcher and assistant professor, on the library staff from 1922 to 1968. Butt was born November 2, 1890, in Lehi, Utah, a son of William Francis and Laura Ellen Bushman Butt. In 1923, he married Ethel Cutler, professor of home economics at Brigham Young University. They had two children. He is the author or coauthor of four books and more than a hundred pamphlets. The best-known volume is The Fruits of Mormonism, which he coauthored with Franklin S. Harris. His vast compilation and publishing of indexes helped to locate vital and authoritative information concerning the personnel, history, and doctrines of the Church up to 1965. He chaired the Brigham Young University History Committee. On July 14, 1969, Newbern I. Butt passed away in LeGrande, Oregon.

Extent

1 folder (0.05 linear ft.)

Overview

The collection contains handwritten notations on printed columns. The materials trace the price of various agricultural items and certain foods in Provo, Salt Lake City, and St. George, Utah from 1852-1910.

Appraisal

19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
Title
Register of Newbern I. Butt price list
Author
Benjamin Sipes
Date
2011 April 19
Description rules
Appm
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:
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Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States