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Research materials on George Beard

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 1451

Scope and Contents

Manuscripts and photocopies collected by Davies while researching and writing a biography entitled, "George Beard, Mormon Pioneer Artist with a Camera," privately published, ca. 1974. Collection includes Beard's memoirs and correspondence, news clippings and biographies about him, a transcript of his funeral service, Beard family histories, photographs, and a short color film made by KSL-TV regarding Beard's life. Papers include materials authored by Lovenia Bullock Beard, Edna Beard Taylor, Glenn Beard Lee and Gladys Beard Wainwright.

Dates

  • 1916-1974

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Some originals restricted.

Conditions Governing Use

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

Extent

1 box (0.5 linear ft.)

Language

English

Other Finding Aids

Finding aid available in repository.

Other Finding Aids

File-level inventory available online. http://files.lib.byu.edu/ead/XML/MSS1451.xml

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; J. Kenneth Davies; 1974 and 1995.

Appraisal

Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).

Related Materials

Original photographs received in this collection have been transferred to the George Beard photograph collection.

Title
Register of Research materials on George Beard
Status
Completed
Author
Garrett Schroath
Date
2011 March 9
Description rules
Appm
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:
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Provo Utah 84602 United States