John Y. Bearnson slides
Scope and Contents
Contains 1260 slides and 1 portrait of Brigham Young. There are many slides of Utah, family, friends, and international vacations. Dated 1900-1959.
- Bearnson, John Y. (John Young), 1899-1985 (creator, Person)
Conditions Governing Access
Open to public research; 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 the Supervisor of Reference Services at email@example.com.
Biographical / Historical
John "Jack" Young Bearnson was born February 22, 1899, at Winter Quarters (near the present town of Scofield), Utah, to Finnbogi and Josephine Marie Christen Jensen Bearnson. Bearnson served in both World War I and II. He was involved in many groups including the Federalized National Guard, the Kiwanis Club, the American Legion, and was general marshal of the Springville Days celebration in the spring of 1983. He was an active member of the LDS church and served as a bishop and a member of the high council. An avid genealogist, Bearnson traced his own generations back to 239 AD. He was the President of the Icelandic Association. He was given the Order of the Falcon by the President of Iceland for promoting good relations between Iceland and the US.In 1977 he and his wife were called to preside over the Icelandic mission and helped to purchase the ground for the first chapel in Iceland. He died November 15, 1985, at his home in Springville.
2 boxes (1 linear ft.)
1 oversize folder (0.1 linear ft.)
Language of Materials
These items were donated to Special Collections in 1992.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donation; Cathy Hammond; 1992.
Photographs (Photograph Archives).
Processed; Anne Ashton; November 2022. Updated finding aid for DACS compliance and accuracy. Rehoused slides to plastic sleeves for preservation.
- Register of John Y. Bearnson slides
- Under Revision
- Rose Frank
- 2011 December 12
- 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.