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Investment Properties records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 1182

Scope and Contents

Contains materials pertaining to the Investment Properties. These materials include correspondence, maps, newspaper clippings, photographs, and deeds. These materials are from various states including Utah, Arizona, Texas, and Montana.


  • 1961-1993


Conditions Governing Access

Restricted. Closed for 35 years from the date of creation of the records, and thereafter open to the public in accordance with the University Archives Policy.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Investment Properties records must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Administrative History

Investment Properties was created in 1984 with Donald T. Nelson as the manager. The responsibility of the department is to administer to real estate that is gifted to the University until the property can be sold and the proceeds distributed according to the instructions of the donor.


9 boxes (4.5 linear ft.)

1 carton (1 linear ft.)

Language of Materials



Arranged into three series. 1. Investment Properties records, 1961-1983. 2. Investment Properties sold Strawberry properties, 1975-1985. 3. Investment Properties sold properties, 1983-1993.

The materials have been left in the original order in which they were found. This order seems to be grouped by subject and further arranged chronologically and alphabetically.

Other Finding Aids

File-level inventory available online.

Custodial History

Transferred from Records Management in April 2005.

Transferred from Records Management in September 2008.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred; Records Management; April 2005.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred; Records Management; September 2008.


Office files (University Archives collecting policy, July 2003).

Processing Information

Processed; Amanda Jo Lindell; May 2005.

Processing Information

Processed; Matthew Leavitt; March 2009.

Register of Investment Properties records
Matthew Leavitt
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