Lyman De Platt family papers
Scope and Contents
Contains six volumes of transcripts of the papers of the Lyman De Platt family. These include typed up journals, letters, notes, and family documents. The volume of journals also contains notes on the journal entries, written by Lyman thirty years later as he transcribed them. The six volumes are part of a larger collection: The Platt Family Records Center.
- Platt, Lyman De (Person)
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 the Lyman De Platt family papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Biographical / Historical
Lyman De Platt was born on June 10, 1943. He served a mission to the Andes mission in South America, specifically Peru. He married Bertha Vega, a sister he met on his mission, on September 30, 1965. They later divorced. He served in the Vietnam War. He later married Karen Platt.
1 carton ((1 linear ft.) )
Language of Materials
Collection left in original order of arrangement.
Donated by Lyman De Platt in 2010.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated; Lyman De Platt; 2010.
Utah and American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).
Illustrates life as a typical Mormon male during the 1960s.
Processed; Elizabeth Ballif, student processor, and John Murphy, Curator; 2010.
- Register of Lyman De Platt family papers
- Elizabeth Ballif, student processor, and John Murphy, Curator
- 2010 April 27
- 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.