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Donald G. Godfrey and B. Y. Card research files on Charles Ora Card

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2044

Scope and Contents

Contains Godfrey and Card's research materials on Charles Ora Card (1839-1906), and early Mormon settler in Alberta. Includes correspondence (1991-1993), research materials, and two manuscripts at different stages of the book "The Diaries of Charles Ora Card," and "The Canadian Years, 1886-1903." There are also copies of the books "Challenge of the Homestead: Peace River Letters of Clyde and Myrle Campbell, 1919-1924" and "The Rundle Journals, 1840-1848." These two titles also deal with the history of Alberta.


  • approximately 1970-1995


Conditions Governing Access

Donor restricted; permission to use material must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Donald G. Godfrey and B. Y. Card research files on Charles Ora Card must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

Brigham Young Card (1914-2006) was a professor at the University of Alberta from 1945 to 1980. He specialized in the sociology of education. His interests included Indian and Metis culture and Mormon studies.

Biographical History

Donald G. Godfrey (born 1944) is an author and professor of journalism in Arizona.

Donald G. Godfrey received his bachelor's degree in communications at Weber State University, and his master's degree in journalism at the University of Oregon. He completed his education with a Ph.D. in speech communication from the University of Washington. Over the course of his career, Godfrey has worked in a number of positions, including television news reporter, news director and producer, and news anchor. He has also taught journalism and communications courses at universities throughout the West, including schools in Utah, Washington, and Arizona. Godfrey has also written a number of works on communications and Mormon history.


2 cartons (2 linear ft.)

Language of Materials


Other Finding Aids

Box-level inventory available online.


19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.

Register of Donald G. Godfrey and B. Y. Card research files on Charles Ora Card
Devon Zimmerman
11 July 2011
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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