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Jerry Borrowman papers

Identifier: MSS 8059

Scope and Contents

Collection contains research for several of Jerry Borrowman's book including As Time Goes By, I'll Be Seeing You, Steamship to Zion, Life and Death at the Hoover Dam, Beyond the Call of Duty, Attack the Lusitania, One Last Chance, and Stories form the Life of Porter Rockwell. There are also manuscripts for his books "A Halfpenny and a Pear" and "Before the Blood Tribunal." It also includes short stories and articles that he wrote as well as class notes, family history, correspondence letters, miscellaneous research, newsletters and ephemera. Materials date from around 1985 to 2012.


  • 1985-2012


Conditions Governing Access

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use

Jerry Borrowman retains copyright for the Jerry Borrowman papers.

Biographical / Historical

Jerry Borrowman (1952- ) is a Mormon author in Sandy, Utah.

Jerry Borrowman was born on December 27, 1952 in Blackfoot, Idaho. He now lives with his wife Marcella in Sandy, Utah, and they have four children – Scott, Jeff (and Eden), Steven, and Kelissa (and Russell).

Jerry is a best-selling author of more than a dozen published books, most military fiction and co-authored biography. He and Rudi Wobbe, co-authors of Three Against Hitler, are recipients of the prestigious "National Medal of the Freedom Foundation at Valley Forge," for their contribution to the cause of freedom.

A number of his books, including "A Distant Prayer with Joseph Banks" and "'Til the Boys Come Home," are Mormon best-sellers. Jerry has been featured in a number of DVD presentations, including "Stories from the Life of Orrin Porter Rockwell," as well as in television and radio interviews.


2 boxes (1 linear ft.)

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Custodial History

Materials were donated by creator, Jerry Borrowman, in 2012.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Jerry Borrowman; 2012


Literary Manuscripts.

Collection covers the work of a Mormon author.

Processing Information

Processed; Kristi Young; 2012

Jerry Borrowman papers
Lora Patterson
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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