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Alvaro Alma Pratt correspondence with Samuel Russell, Jr.

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 8215

Scope and Contents

Contains five letters to Samuel Russell, Jr. from Alvaro Alma Pratt and one letter to Mrs. Samuel Russell from a James Goodwin. Dated 1902-1932.


  • 1902-1932


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 Alvaro Alma Pratt correspondence with Samuel Russell, Jr. must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

Alvaro Alma Pratt (1876-1932) was an employee of the L.A. City & County Traffic Commission.

Alvaro A. Pratt, second child and eldest son of Alma Pratt and Rebecca Beebe, was born in Salt Lake City, Utah, on October 17, 1876. He married Laura Tharsing in approximately 1913 and fathered two children, Richard and Lark. Alvaro was on the L.A. City & County Traffic Commission, serving on the Executive Committee in 1922 and the board of Directors in 1924. He died in Burbank, Los Angeles, California on April 13, 1932.

Biographical History

Samuel Russell, Jr. (1878-1954) was a lawyer, legislative assistant, and amateur historian.


1 folder (0.01 linear ft.)

Language of Materials



Incoming correspondence to Samuel Russell, Jr., 1902-1932.


Arranged chronologically.

Custodial History

Purchased from Benchmark Books on March 24, 2009.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased; Benchmark Books; March 2009.


19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.

Related Materials

See also Samuel Russell, Jr. photographs of the Timpanogos Club (MSS P 237), Donald B. Russell papers (MSS 2038), Russell family papers (MSS 6123), Albert E. Bowen letter (MSS SC 2592), Samuel Russell, Sr. and Samuel Russell, Jr. collection (MSS 1511), Samuel Russell, Sr. letters received (MSS 2159), Samuel Russell, Sr. correspondence (MSS SC 1317), and Samuel Russell, Sr. letters received (MSS SC 2159).


Located in Box 595.

Processing Information

Processed; Amanda Crandall, manuscripts specialist; June 2013.

Register of Alvaro Alma Pratt correspondence with Samuel Russell, Jr.
Amanda Crandall, manuscripts specialist
2013 June 14
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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