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S. Lyman Tyler correspondence

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 2316

Scope and Contents

Typewritten and handwritten correspondence, brochures, and galley proofs for publications. The correspondence is chiefly with Fred A. Rosenstock of Denver, Colorado and deal with matters relating to the purchasing of rare books. The brochures and galley proofs relate to rare books that were being offered for sale by various dealers.


  • 1956-1973


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 S. Lyman Tyler correspondence must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

S. Lyman Tyler (1920-1998) was director of libraries at Brigham Young University, historian, author, and advisor to the University of Utah's Center for Studies of the American West and Brigham Young University's Charles Redd Western History Center.


3 folders (0.03 linear ft.)

Language of Materials


Custodial History

Donated by Lyman S. Tyler in 1984.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Lyman S. Tyler; 1984.


Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).

Register of S. Lyman Tyler correspondence
Melissa Stephens
2010 October 13
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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