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West family papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 8152

Scope and Contents

Contains the family papers of the West family, including a history of Joseph Anderson West and journals of Lois Hunt West. Dated 1934-2007.


  • 1934-2007


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 West family papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

The West family was a family of Latter-day Saints from Southern Utah and Arizona.

The West family of Southern Utah and Arizona included Joseph Anderson West (1867-1947) and and his wife, Lois Hunt (1875-1971) married May 5, 1897. They were Latter-day Saints from Parowan, Utah. The family lived in Snowflake, Arizona, and Glendora, California.


3 boxes (1.5 linear ft.)

Language of Materials


Custodial History

Donated by Donna Tanner Naegle in 2013.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Donna Tanner Naegle; 2013.


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.)

Processing Information

Processed; Peter Hoyt, student manuscript processor, and John M. Murphy, curator; 2013.

Register of the West family papers
Peter Hoyt and John M. Murphy
2013 November 7
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.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States