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Robert N. Gayer scrapbook

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 8250

Scope and Contents

This collection includes a scrapbook from Indiana Bell Telephone Company to Robert N. Gayer called His Service Record, in wich there was room for Gayer to note information, add military orders, photographs, and room for phonographs. Also includes assorted maps, poetry, newspaper clippings, and a pin-up poster. Materials are dated 1941-1995.


  • 1941-1995


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 Robert N. Grayer scrapbook must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

Robert N. Gayer (1917-1988) was a member of the Armed Forces during World War 2 and worked at the Indiana Bell Telephone Company.

Robert N. Gayer was born on July 13, 1917, to parents Omer G. and Gladys Harmon Gayer. He joined the military on September 30, 1941, and served through 1945. Robert worked with the Indiana Bell Telephone Company for many years, and was interested in World War II memorabilia. Robert Married Sarah L. (1922- ). Robert died on June 21, 1988.


2 folders (0.2 linear ft.)

Language of Materials


Custodial History

This collection was donated by Don Norton on September 2, 2013.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Don Norton; 2013.


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; Margaret Weddle, student manuscript processor; and John M. Murphy, curator; 2014.

Register of Robert N. Grayer scrapbook
Margaret Weddle
2014 March 6
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