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Ute Indian Tribe papers of John S. Boyden

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 343

Scope and Contents

Collection contains blueprints, correspondence, and other business papers related to Boyden's work with the Ute Indian Tribe, which includes materials relating to a court case presented by Boyden before the U.S. Indian Claims Commission. Also included are items relating to anthropological and archaeological findings on the Hopis and Navajos, clinical and death records, memoranda, congressional reports, published articles, maps, and other materials relating to the Hopi and Navajo nations, their history, and their culture. Dated 1952-1980.

Dates

  • 1952-1980

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Restricted; permission to use materials 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 Ute Indian Tribe papers of John S. Boyden must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

John S. Boyden (1906-1980) was a lawyer in Utah. He was the former partner of John Paul Kennedy, and oversaw the legal affairs of the Ute Indian Tribe.

Boyden was born on April 14, 1906, to Walter Mitchell and Ann Thomas Boyden of Coalville, Utah. He married the only daughter of George Gillis and Sara Evans Sweeten and fathered four children.

Extent

1 oversize box (0.75 linear ft.)

54 boxes (27 linear ft.)

3 Volumes (1.5 linear ft.)

Language

English

Overview

Collection contains blueprints, correspondence, and other business papers related to Boyden's work with the Ute Indian Tribe, 1952-1980.

Other Finding Aids

File-level inventory available online. http://files.lib.byu.edu/ead/XML/MSS343.xml

Custodial History

Donated by John L. Boyden in 1964.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; John L. Boyden; 1964.

Appraisal

Western American business and labor history (20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.II, 2007).

Processing Information

Processed; Amanda Clark; July 2007.
Title
Register of Ute Indian Tribe papers of John S. Boyden
Status
Completed
Author
Karen Glenn and Amanda Clark, student processors, and John Murphy, curator
Date
2009
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