William Driver collection
Scope and Contents note
Collection contains a scrapbook and published diary by Driver. The scrapbook includes newspaper clippings covering Utah history during the 1880s and 1890s. The diary, entitled London to Salt Lake City in 1867 [i.e., 1866]: the Diary of William Driver, was edited by Frank Driver Reeve and was previously published by The New Mexico Historical Review in January 1942.
- Driver, William, 1837-1921 (Person)
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 the William Driver collection must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
William Driver (1837-1921) was a pharmacy owner in Utah.
William Driver was the son of George Driver and Mary Killingworth. He was born May 3, 1837 in Bury St. Edmund, England. He married Charlotte Emblem Boulter and had eighteen children. He immigrated to Utah in 1866, and worked as a cashier for a pharmacy business and eventually started his own, Driver and Son, owning four business locations. He lived in Ogden, Weber, Utah, and helped develop it. He also participated in civic affairs in Ogden. William died April 10, 1921.
1 oversize box (0.5 linear ft.)
One scrapbook and one book of a diary by William Driver.
Other Finding Aids
Item-level inventory available online. http://files.lib.byu.edu/ead/XML/MSS2338.xml
Custodial History note
Donated by Doyle Lamb in 1989.
Immediate Source of Acquisition note
Donated; Doyle Lamb; 1989.
19th Century Mormon and Western Manuscripts.
Processing Information note
Processed; H. Christine Swindler; 18 July 2007.
- Register of the William Driver collection
- H. Christine Swindler and Karen Glenn, student processors; John Murphy, curator
- 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.