Max Dickson Weaver and Ruth Mabel Stoddard Kimball Weaver family papers
Scope and Contents
Collection contains materials and history of the personal papers of Max Dickson Weaver regarding his time as an art professor at Utah Valley University (UVU), Southern Utah University (SUU), and Brigham Young University (BYU) circa 1960-2000. Also contains scrapbooks for the Max and Ruth Weaver family including their mission, life history, and photos of children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren (1900-2010).
- Weaver, Max Dickson, 1917-2012 (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 Max Dickson Weaver and Ruth Mabel Stoddard Kimball Weaver family papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Ruth Mabel Stoddard Kimball Weaver (1917-2009) was the wife of Max Dickson Weaver.
Ruth Mabel Stoddard Kimball was born December 28, 1917, in Ogden, Utah, to Edwin Cleveland and Jennie Smith Stoddard. After her mother died, her father sent her to live with her aunt Marie Smith Kimball. She graduated from Logan High School and attended school at Utah State University. On December 20, 1938, she married Max Dickson Weaver. She received her degree in education from Southern Utah State College and later taught at Hillcrest Elementary for fifteen years. Ruth and Max served a mission to Nauvoo from 1982 to 1984. She passed away August 1, 2009. She was the mother of six children.
Max Dickson Weaver (born 1917) was a professor of art at Brigham Young University (BYU).
Max Dickson Weaver was born March 14, 1917 in Layton, Utah, to David Christopher and Sophia Dickson Weaver. He received his bachelor's degree in 1939 and his master's in art from Utah State University in 1955. He taught art for more than forty years at Helper Junior High School, Cyprus High School, Logan High School, Utah State University, Southern Utah University, and Brigham Young University. He retired from BYU in 1982. His artwork includes paintings, prints, jewelry, and crafts. Max married Ruth Mabel Stoddard Kimball December 20, 1938, and they are the parents of six children.
2 oversize boxes (1.25 linear ft.)
1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
1 oversize folder (0.1 linear ft.)
4 cartons (4 linear ft.)
Language of Materials
Collection contains two series: 1. Max Dickson Weaver professional papers, 1960-2000. 2. Max Dickson and Ruth Mabel Stoddard Kimball Weaver family papers, 1900-2010.
Donated by Kurt Weaver and Katherine Walker in 2010.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated; Kurt Weaver and Katherine Walker; 2010.
Professional papers of a local artist.
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy 5.VII, August 2007.)
Processed; Peter Hoyt, student manuscript processor, and John Murphy, curator; 2011.
- Register of the Max Dickson Weaver and Ruth Mabel Stoddard Kimball Weaver family papers
- Peter Hoyt and John Murphy
- 2011 February 9
- 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.