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Robert Stacey Lindsay papers, 1890-1948

Identifier: MSS 5951 Series 1

Scope and Contents note

Includes Robert Lindsay’s personal journals. Journals document his work life, his family life, his activity in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and his involvement in the Midvale, Utah community. Found in each journal were ephemeral materials, poetry; religious and political talks, eulogies, and speeches; business and meeting agendas; advertisements; and financial calculations. 1890-1948.


  • Other: 1890-1948


Conditions Governing Access note

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use note

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Robert Stacy Lindsay and Alice M. Edwards Lindsay journals and family papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical/Historical note

Robert Stacy Lindsay was born on February 8, 1872, in Heber, Utah. On December 21, 1899, Robert S. Lindsay married Alice M. Edwards in the Salt Lake Temple. He lived in Park City for a number of years where he worked with the Marsac mill and later the Daily West mill. Later, he was transferred to Midvale to work at the concentration plant. Robert S. Lindsay was elected Mayor of Midvale from 1920 to 1921. Robert Lindsay had seven daughters: Francis, Cora, Fern, Roberta, Emogene (Emma Jean), Clarissa, and Cleo. Robert S. Lindsay died at age 76 on March 17, 1948 in a Salt Lake hospital.


5 boxes

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Other Finding Aids note

A more detailed finding aid is available at the repository.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States