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Ernest Conrad Jeppsen papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2081

Scope and Contents note

This collection of twelve cartons and one box is comprised of various files, personal papers, photographs and printed materials concerning industrial education, BYU, genealogy, and other topics. Cartons 1 and 2 contain a number of books related to BYU, engineering, industrial arts, and teaching. Cartons 3 through 5 contain files and printed items, many of which relate to the College of Industrial and Technical Education. Some of Jeppsen's personal papers make up cartons 6 and 8 and include several desk diaries and assorted correspondence. Boxes 7 and 9 through 12 contain similar files and printed items as the previously mentioned cartons. Of note is a binder of news clippings from Panama relating to the Institute of Inter-American Affairs that is located in carton 10. The final box in the collection, box 13, contains photographs, slides, and filmstrips on the Institute of Inter-American Affairs, and BYU.


  • 1931-1987


Conditions Governing Access note

Unprocessed collection. No public access except by permission of Special Collections Reference Librarian.

Conditions Governing Use note

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

Biographical History

Served in following capacities at Brigham Young University: director, Technical Institute, 1959-1972; dean, General College, 1963-1965; dean, College of Industrial and Technical Education, 1965-1972.


12 cartons (12 linear ft.)

Language of Materials



Books, papers, and photographic images relating to industrial education, BYU, genealogy, and other topics. Includes material relating to the Institute of Inter-American Affairs, especially in Panama, circa 1948-1951. Photographic images include photographs, slides, and filmstrips.

Other Finding Aids note

A more detailed finding aid is available in print in the repository.

Other Finding Aids

Box-level inventory available online.

Custodial History note

Acquired in 1990.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Acquired; 1990.

Appraisal note

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

Separated Materials note

Information in the collection case file suggests that there is also an oversized box of material that belongs with this collection. The whereabouts of this box is unknown as of 22 February 2001.

Processing Information note

Processed; Brian D. Reeves (University Archivist); February 2001.

Register of the Ernest Conrad Jeppsen papers, 1931-1987
Brian D. Reeves
February 2001
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.
Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) grant, 2007-2008

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States