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Geneva Nitrogen records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 9363

Scope and Contents

Contains the historical records of Geneva Nitrogen LLC, a chemical manufacturing plant originally built by Geneva Steel. Materials include incident reports, construction reports, specifications, drawings, blueprints and various papers. Also includes color and black and white photographs, transparencies, and negatives with images of the construction, grand opening, other events and day-to-day activities related to the company throughout its history. Materials dated approximately 1950s to 1990s.


  • approximately 1950-1990s


Conditions Governing Access

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Access

Photographs and negatives: Condition restricted. Items kept in cold storage; access requires 24 hours advance notice.

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

Administrative History

Geneva Nitrogen LLC is a chemical manufacturing company located in Orem, Utah. The plant was built by Geneva Works, Columbia-Geneva Steel Division of the United States Steel Corporation in 1957, the first nitrogen product plant of its kind. The company was still active as of 2022.


1 oversize folder (0.1 linear ft.)

3 boxes (1.5 linear ft.)

1 folder (0.01 linear ft.)

1 carton (1 linear ft.)

Language of Materials


Custodial History

Donated by Geneva Nitrogen LLC via Steve Thompson in May 2019.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Geneva Nitrogen LLC via Steve Thompson in May 2019.


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; Sydney Gee and Karen Glenn; 2022 May.

Geneva Nitrogen records
Karen Glenn
2022 May 19
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