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Times and seasons of Norman D. Shumway

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 9325

Scope and Contents

Contains a compact discD labelled "Times and Seasons of Norman D. Shumway," created by Norman Shumway in 2009. The disc contains autobiographical information on the life of Norman D. Shumway.


  • 2009


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 Times and seasons of Norman D. Shumway must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Coordinating Committee.

Biographical HIstory

Norman David Shumway (1934-) is a former member of the U.S. House of Representatives from California.

Norman D. Shumway was born July 28, 1934 in Phoenix, Arizona. Between 1954 and 1958, he served as a missionary to Japan. Afterwards, he moved to California and studied at Stockton College, later graduating from the University of Utah with a degree in political science in 1960. That same year, he married Luana Schow; they currently have six children. In 1963, he graduated from the University of California with a Juris Doctor degree (J.D.).

In 1974, Norman was appointed to the San Joaquin County Board of Supervisors and was elected chairman of the same in 1978. In November 1978, he was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives from California's 14th Congressional District and remained in that position until 1990.

After retiring from Congress, Norman worked a number of positions including Public Utilities Commissioner for the State of California and board member for Goodwill Industries, Omniplex, Ltd., and the Board of Visitors of the J. Reuben Clark Law School.

From 1996 to 1999 he was president of the Japan Hiroshima Mission.


1 folder (0.05 linear ft.)

Language of Materials


Custodial History

Donated to curator, John Murphy.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated to; John Murphy.


Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy II.B.5.VI.).

Existence and Location of Copies

M-Disk containing digitized material also included in collection.


Title from disc cover.

Processing Information

Processed; Andy VanDomelen, student processor, and John Murphy, curator; 2019.

Register of Norman D. Shumway CD
In Progress
Andrew VanDomelen
2019 August 2
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.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States