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Utah Valley Chamber of Commerce historical collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 7759

Scope and Contents

Contains agendas, meeting minutes, financial statements, awards, newspapers, photographs, and correspondence related to the activities and members of the Utah Valley Chamber of Commerce. These materials also include brochures associated with Utah businesses and documents related to planning for the future of the Provo and Orem communities. Dated approximately 1890-2008.

Dates

  • approximately 1890-2008

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Open for public research. Photographic materials kept in cold storage; access requires 24 hours advance notice.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Utah Valley Chamber of Commerce historical collection must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Administrative History

The Utah Valley Chamber of Commerce (2009- ) strives to make Utah Valley a good place for business and economic growth.

The Utah Valley Chamber of Commerce was founded in 2009, when the Provo/Orem Chamber of Commerce was renamed. The organization encourages economic, social, and political growth by supporting and incentivizing business owners, promoting educational programs for citizens, and encouraging public policy changes that will increase the standard of living in Utah Valley.

Administrative History

The Provo/Orem Chamber of Commerce (1985-2009) promoted the growth of business in Provo and Orem.

The Provo/Orem Chamber of Commerce was established in 1985 when the Provo Chamber of Commerce and the Orem Chamber of Commerce merged. The merger was conducted to better promote the growth of businesses in the Provo and Orem areas. The Chamber was renamed the Utah Valley Chamber of Commerce in 2009 to encourage businesses outside of the Provo/Orem area to join and promote unity and networking throughout the county.

Administrative History

The Provo Chamber of Commerce (1887-1985) promoted the business opportunities available in Provo.

The Provo Chamber of Commerce was established in September 1887 by prominent members of the community. The purpose of establishing a Chamber of Commerce was to make the world aware of the advantages and resources available in Provo. In 1985 the Provo Chamber of Commerce joined with the Orem Chamber of Commerce to form the Provo/Orem Chamber of Commerce.

Administrative History

The Orem Chamber of Commerce (1924-1985) encouraged business growth and activity in Orem.

The Orem Chamber of Commerce was established in 1924 when the Provo Bench Commercial Club was renamed. The Chamber was to encourage business growth and promote activity within the business community. The Orem Chamber of Commerce joined with the Provo Chamber of Commerce in 1985 to form the Provo/Orem Chamber of Commerce.

Administrative History

The Provo Bench Commercial Club (1914-1924) was to promote business conditions in the Provo Bench area.

The Provo Bench Commercial Club was established in 1914 by residents in the Provo Bench area. The group was to promote the business conditions in the area. In 1924 the Club was renamed to the Orem Chamber of Commerce.

Extent

42 cartons (42 linear ft.)

7 oversize boxes (12 linear ft.)

Language

English

Arrangement

Maintained in original order.

Custodial History

Found in the stacks in 2014.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Utah Valley Chamber of Commerce Women's Auxiliary; 2011.

Appraisal

Utah and American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).

Processing Information

Processed; Sarah Flinders and Lauren Dodson; 2014.

Creator

Title
Register of Utah Valley Chamber of Commerce historical collection
Status
Completed
Author
Sarah Flinders
Date
2014 February 24
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

Contact:
1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States