Janet Jenson papers
Scope and Contents
Contains research, an interview, and reports on Jenson's research on the printing of the Book of Mormon and her work as a cataloger for Brigham Young University and the Church Historian's Office. Materials date from between 1965 and 2015.
- Jenson, Janet (creator, Person)
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 Janet Jenson papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Coordinating Committee.
Janet Jenson (1937-2018) was a librarian and cataloger at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah.
Janet Jenson was born April 10, 1937 in Athens, Georgia to Ralph William and Helen Harris Jenson, the first of their four children. She attended Brigham Young University, receiving a bachelor's degree in English and a master's degree in history and religion. She then worked at at the Church Historian's Office, taking some time off to complete a Master's of Library Science at Columbia University. After leaving church employment, she served in the Peace Corps and as a librarian at the Harold B. Lee Library at Brigham Young University while living in Spanish Fork, Utah.
Janet Jensen died in Spanish Fork, Utah on March 11, 2018.
4 folders (0.2 linear ft.)
Language of Materials
Donated to the library by Janet Jenson in 2015.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated; Janet Jenson; 2014.
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).
Processed; Margaret Weddle, student manuscript processor, and John M. Murphy, curator; 2015.
- Register of Janet Jenson papers
- Margaret Weddle
- 2015 March 9
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.