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Isaac Elmer Brockbank law papers

 Collection — Carton: 1
Identifier: MSS 7925

Content Description

Contains materials related to the law practice of Isaac Elmer Brockbank, including correspondence, deeds, titles, business articles of incorporation, and other miscellaneous records. Materials dated 1871-1966.


  • 1871-1966


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 Isaac Elmer Brockbank law papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical / Historical

Isaac Elmer Brockbank (1882-1954) was an attorney and prominent church and civic worker.

Isaac Elmer Brockbank was born on October 17, 1882 to Joshua and Sarah Ann Traxon Jex Brockbank in Spanish Fork, Utah. He served a mission for the LDS church in Germany. He married Zoe Mae Brimhall, and after her death in 1913, he married Elise Vernessa Booth on September 1, 1916. He graduated from Brigham Young University with a bachelor's degree in 1915, later earning both his M.A. and LLb. degrees from the University of Utah and his J.D. degree at the University of Chicago. Brockbank was director and secretary of Jex Lumber Company, Spanish Fork and the Intermountain Finance and Thrift Company. He was also president of the Provo Chamber of Commerce and the Provo Rotary Club, chairman of the Utah County Red Cross organization, county chairman of the Republican Party, and served two terms as Utah County attorney. He actively practiced law. Brockbank was also active in the LDS church with responsibilities including president of the Utah Stake YMMIA and a member of the Utah Stake High Council.

Brockbank passed away on August 16, 1954 in Provo, Utah.


1 carton (1 linear ft.)

Language of Materials


Custodial History

Donated in 2011.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; 2011.


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

Processing Information

Processed; Clarissa McIntire, student manuscript processor, and John M. Murphy, curator; 2015.

Register of Isaac Elmer Brockbank law papers
Clarissa McIntire
2015 April 2
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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