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Jacob A. Anderson papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 4191

Scope and Contents note

Personal and financial papers (utility bills and receipts, mortgages and releases, tax and bank notices, contracts, business and Church correspondence, newspaper articles, legal documents, assorted small pamphlets and periodicals, Christmas cards, etc., including an 1891 letter and items for his brother John Anderson, his mother, etc.), 1920-1965.


  • 1920-1965
  • 1891


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 Jacob A. Anderson papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

Jacob Arnold Anderson was born July 19, 1900 in Cedar City, Utah, to Christian Andrew and Margaret Agusta Walker Anderson. He married Edith Mangum (July 8, 1905), daughter of Franklin Cyrus and Nora Belle Wilson Mangum, on the 3rd of April 1926 in Saint George, Utah. One child, Gwendolyn, was born November 29, 1929 (though, unfortunately, she didn’t even reach the age of three). Anderson died September 28, 1983.


2 folders ((0.2 linear ft).)

Language of Materials



Personal and financial papers, including an 1891 letter and items for his brother John, his mother, etc., 1920-1965.

Custodial History note

Donated by Brent Ashworth in 2007.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Donated; Brent Ashworth; 2007.

Appraisal note

Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (Collection development policy of 19th - 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts, August 2007).

Processing Information note

Processed; Amanda Clark; July 2007.

Register of Jacob A. Anderson papers
Karen Glenn and Amanda Clark, student manuscript processors and John M. Murphy, manuscripts curator.
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Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States