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LeRoy Bunnell papers

 Collection — oversize: 1
Identifier: MSS 9219

Scope and Contents

Contains one notebook with handwritten notes, titled "Notes on Life History" by LeRoy Bunnell, 1972. Also contains one LeRoy Bunnell scrapbook, including clippings, printed ephemera, letters, and photographs about LeRoy's career in agriculture, the family's time in Iran, and life and travels with Mildred. Many pages are dedicated to sympathy cards sent to Mildred upon LeRoy's death. Materials dated approximately 1937 to 1979.


  • approximately 1937-1979


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 use material from this collection must be obtained from Reference Services at

Biographical / Historical

LeRoy Bunnell was born October 13, 1901, in Provo, Utah, to Leslie Lamond and Ellen B. Johnson Bunnell. Bunnell graduated in Agronomy from Brigham Young University in 1928. He was involved with Future Farmers of America from 1937 until the 1950s. Later, he taught agriculture at Bear River High School and was the elected treasurer of the National Vocational Agricultural Teachers Association. He married Mildred Potter in Salt Lake City on September 25, 1929. He and his family lived in Iran for two years where he taught agricultural practices under the United States Point 4 Program. LeRoy Bunnell and his wife traveled often during the 1970s. He passed away in Tremonton, Utah, on December 25, 1978.


1 oversize box (1.15 linear ft.)

Language of Materials


Custodial History

The collection was donated by Cindy Lichfield and Kathy Tarullo, daughters of Oneida Bunnell Lichfield, the daughter of Leroy Bunnell.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Cindy Lichfield and Kathy Tarullo; October 2018.


(20th and 21st Century Western and Mormon Americana I.A.1 2016)

Processing Information

Processed; Kathryn Bradley; October 1, 2019.

Register of LeRoy Bunnell papers
In Progress
Kathryn Bradley, student processor
2019 August 30
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