John A. Evans papers
Scope and Contents
John A. Evans papers contains personal and Desert News Company papers.
- Evans, John A. (Person)
Language of Materials
Materials are in English.
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 John A. Evans papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Jon A. Evans was born in Ceder, Utah and married Florence Nelson in Salt Lake City, Utah in 1887. They had 9 children together. His penmanship and typewriting skills enabled him to serve as an asset to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints as he typed detailed minutes and reports. These skills also allowed him to rise through the ranks of The Deseret News Company, where he worked from the time he was eleven until his death in 1906.
3 boxes (3.0 linear ft.)
These items were donated to Special Collections in 2007.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
- Register of John A. Evans papers
- Megan Furcini
- 2011 April 26
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- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.