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Charles A. Henson Provo City Council papers

Identifier: MSS 6000

Scope and Contents note

This collection includes the papers of Charles A. Henson from the years he served on the Provo City Council. Materials span from circa 1969-1989, with the bulk from 1982-1987, and are housed in 15 cartons and 5 boxes.

The collection includes a wide range of correspondence, reports, inter-departmental memoranda, agendas, and large publications intended for distribution.

Also included are come of Charles A. Henson's personal papers, chiefly related to his employee retirement fund.


  • 1969-1989


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 Charles A. Henson Provo City Council papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

Charles A. Henson served many different positions on the Provo City Council.

Charles A. Henson was born August 14, 1930. He taught at Brigham Young University in the Department of Theatre and Film from 1956-1992. He was on the Provo City Council from June 1983-December 1987, where he served as Chairman of the Council, Chairman of Public Safety, and Member of Budget Committee. He has also been a member of the Provo City Planning Commission, Board of Adjustments, and the Airport Board.


15 cartons (15 linear ft.)

5 boxes (2.5 linear ft.)

Language of Materials



Correspondence, newspapers, and other papers of Charles Henson while he served on the Provo City Council.

Custodial History note

Donated by Charles A. Henson in 1988 and 1996.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Donated; Charles A. Henson; 1988 and 1996.

Appraisal note

Utah political history (20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.I, 2007).

Processing Information note

Processed; Melissa Cowles; November 2007.

Register of Charles A. Henson Provo City Council papers
Karen Glenn and Melissa Cowles, student processors; John M. Murphy, 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