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Cornelius Rawlings Peterson papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 715

Scope and Contents

Includes personal and professional correspondence, retirement book and photographs, Church papers, mission and military correspondence, and a description of experiences at Iwo Jima. Also includes a certificate of graduation from grammar school, and a certificate of the Ancient Order of the Deep.


  • approximately 1920-1975


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 Cornelius Rawlings Peterson papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

Cornelius Rawlings Peterson (1911-1995), also known as Neal, was a purchasing agent in Provo, Utah. He served a mission in the North Central States for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and later worked for Brigham Young University.


9 boxes (4.5 linear ft.)

1 folder (0.01 linear ft.)

Language of Materials


Other Finding Aids

Register Available in repository.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift; Mrs. Neal Peterson; March 1995, June 1996, and September 1996. 1180 Elm Ave. Provo, Utah.


University history (University Archives collecting policy, February 2010).

Related Materials

Photographs and negatives; BYU Photo Archives; 338 prints, and 7 negatives taken from service correspondence.

Register of Cornelius Rawlings Peterson papers
Megan Furcini
2011 May 10
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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. University Archives Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo UT 84602 US