Andrew Love Neff papers, 1851-1940  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Neff, Andrew Love, 1878-1936
Title
Andrew Love Neff papers
Dates
1851-1940 (inclusive)
Quantity
6 linear feet
Collection Number
MS 0135
Summary
The Andrew Love Neff papers (1851-1940) consist mainly of materials related to Neff's book History of Utah. Neff (1878-1936) was head of the Department of History and Political Science at the University of Utah. Also present in the collection are personal materials, correspondence, and papers concerning Utah and World War I.
Repository
University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections.
Special Collections, J. Willard Marriott Library
University of Utah
295 South 1500 East
Salt Lake City, UT
84112-0860
Telephone: 801-581-8863
special@library.utah.edu
Access Restrictions

Twenty-four hour advanced notice encouraged. Materials must be used on-site. Access to parts of this collection may be restricted under provisions of state or federal law.

Languages
English


Historical NoteReturn to Top

Andrew Love Neff was born at Crescent, Salt Lake County, Utah, on 17 February 1878. He graduated from Brigham Young University with a B.A. in 1902 and received his Ph.D. from the University of California in 1918. Between degrees, he married Lauretta Snow in 1906. He served as principal of three high schools, then from 1919-1936 he was a member of the faculty at the University of Utah. In 1935, he was appointed head of the Department of History and Political Science. Andrew Love Neff died in 1936. His wife had his book published in 1940.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The Andrew Love Neff papers (1851-1940) consist mainly of Neff's research materials for his book History of Utah. He had originally intended to write three volumes, but his death in 1936 cut short his project. Only the first volume was published. The collection starts out with Neff's personal materials and correspondence, located in box 1. Boxes 2-4 contain the rough draft for his book, with the final typescript located in boxes 5-6. Boxes 7-10 contain research materials used in writing the book. They are divided into names and subjects. Boxes 11-12 contain materials about Utah and World War I.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

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Preferred Citation

Initial Citation: Andrew Love Neff papers, MS 0135, Box [ ]. Special Collections and Archives. University of Utah, J. Willard Marriott. Salt Lake City, Utah.

Following Citations: MS 0135.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Personal Materials and CorrespondenceReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
1 1
Biographical Sketch
1 2
Academic Materials
1896-1918
1 3
Contracts and Agreements
1 4
Bethlehem Shipbuilding Corporation, Paychecks
1918
1 5
Shepherd Book Company, Receipts
1 6
Miscellaneous Personal
1 7
J. M. Adamson - Andrew M. Anderson
Folders 7-24 contain correspondence.
1 8
Herbert Bolton
1 9
George H. Brimhall
1 10
Joseph W. Carpenter
1 11
A. H. Christensen - Ray E. Dillman
1 12
Joseph Ellison
1 13
J. F. Gibbs
1 14
Ginn and Company
1 15
Benjamin Goddard
1 16
Charles W. Hackett - Allen Johnson
1 17
Thomas Kearns
1 18
O. A. Kennedy - Frank C. Lockwood
1 19
Rollo Mahoney - J. B. Neff
1 20
Lauretta Neff
1 21
Neff (Andrew Neff's mother) - E. G. Peterson
1 22
Albert B. Reagan - Joseph E. Talmage
1 23
Utah State Historical Society - Levi Edgar Young
1 24
Unidentified Correspondence

History of Utah, Rough DraftReturn to Top

This book covers the period starting with the arrival of the Mormon pioneers in July 1847 and ending with the completion of the transcontinental railroad in May 1869.

Container(s) Description
Box Folder
2 1-6
Thesis and Table of Contents
2 7
Preface
2 8
Chapter 1, "The Rise of Mormonism"
2 9
Chapter 2, "Missouri, the Land of Promise"
2 10
Chapter 3, "The Mormons in Illinois"
2 11
Chapter 4, "What the Mormons Knew About the Far West"
2 12
Chapter 5, "An Exodus in Contemplation"
2 13
Chapter 6, "Westward Movement in 1846"
2 14
Chapter 7, "Relations with the Federal Government"
2 15
Chapter 8, "The Mormon Migration to the Great Basin"
2 16-18
Chapter 9, "The Dawn of Civilization in the Great Basin"
2 19
Bibliography of Chapters 1-9
2 20-22
Chapter 10, "The State of Deseret"
2 23-24
Chapter 11, "The Establishment of the Territory"
2 25-26
Chapter 12, "Expansion and Colonization"
3 1-3
Chapter 13, "Farming the Desert"
3 4-5
Chapter 14, "The Development of Industry, 1847-1858"
3 6-7
Chapter 15, "A Thousand Miles from Anywhere"
3 8
Chapter 16, "Commerce and Trade"
3 9
Chapter 17, "Education in the Fifties"
3 10-11
Chapter 18, "The Indian Problem"
3 12
Chapter 19, "The Mountain Meadows Massacre"
3 13-14
Chapter 20, "The Impending Conflict"
3 15-16
Chapter 21, "The Utah War"
3 17-18
Chapter 22, "Investigation and Reconciliation"
3 19-22
Chapter 23, "The Theory and Practices of Mormonism"
4 1-2
Chapter 24, "Gathering to Zion"
4 3-4
Chapter 25, "Pioneer Day and Ways"
4 5-6
Chapter 26, "Civil War Times"
4 7-10
Chapter 27, "Government and Politics, 1858-1869"
4 11-12
Chapter 28, "Quickening Communication and Transportation, 1858-1870"
4 13
Chapter 29, "Farming and Livestock Interests"
4 14-16
Chapter 30, "Business and Industry, 1858-1870"
4 17-18
Chapter 31, "Education in the Sixties"
4 19-20
Chapter 32, "The Anti-Mormon Crusade"
4 21-22
Chapter 33, "Happenings in County and City"

History of UtahReturn to Top

Container(s) Description
Box
5
Final Typescript, Chapters 1-24
6
Final Typescript, Chapters 25-33

History of Utah, Research Materials, SubjectsReturn to Top

Container(s) Description
Box Folder
7 1
Agriculture and Livestock
7 2
Arizona and Idaho
7 3
Black Hawk War
7 4-9
Business and Industry
7 10
California Gold Rush
7 11
The Church State
7 12
Civil War Decade
7 13
Colonization in Utah
7 14
Cities and Counties in Utah
7 15
Commerce and Trade
7 16
Compromise of 1850
7 17
Conditions in Utah
7 18-19
Co-operative Movement in Utah
7 20
Cultural Life in Utah
7 21
Danites
7 22
Development of Industry
7 23
Education
7 24-25
Farming
7 26
The Gathering to Zion
7 27
Gentiles in Utah
7 28-30
Government and Politics
7 31
Governors and Legislators
8 1
Handcart Company
8 2-3
Indian and White Relations in Utah
8 4
Indian Reservations
8 5
The Story of Iron
8 6
The Josephites
8 7
Kaysville School Minutes
8 8
King Water
8 9
Land Policies
8 10
Liquor Legislation
8 11
Maps of Utah and the Mormon Trail
8 12
Mormon Colonization in
8 13
Military Forts
8 14
Mills and Milling
8 15
Mining in Utah
8 16
The Missouri Period
8 17
Mormon Apostacy
8 18
Mormon Migration to Utah (Mormon Battalion)
8 19
Mormondom
8 20
Mormons and Mormonism
8 21
Morrisites
8 22-23
Mountain Meadows Massacre
8 24
Nauvoo Legion
8 25
Newspaper Clippings
8 26
Pioneer Days and Ways
8 27-29
Polygamy
8 30
Population
8 31
Protestant Church
8 32
Provo Woollen Factory
9 1
Quickening Communication and Transportation, Deseret Telegraph
9 2
Railroads
9 3
The Reformation
9 4
Romance of Sugar
9 5
School of the Prophets
9 6
School Constitutions
9 7
Slavery
9 8
Statehood
9 9-10
State of Deseret
9 11
Steptoe Expedition
9 12-13
Territory of Utah
9 14
Tithing
9 15
Transportation and Communication
9 16
United Order, Orderville
9 17
University of Deseret
9 18
Utah in the 1870s-1880s
9 19
Utah State Archives
9 20-22
Utah War
9 23
Women's Suffrage
9 24
Word of Wisdom

History of Utah, Research Materials, NamesReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
10 1
Almon W. Babbitt
10 2
John M. Bernhisel
10 3
James G. Bleak, Southern Utah Mission Journal Extracts
10 4-5
Benjamin Louis Eulalie de Bonneville
10 6
James Bridger
10 7
Thomas Bullock
10 8
Albert Carrington
10 9
Solomon Nunes Carvalho
10 10
Patrick Edward Connor
10 11
Thomas Ford, Letters
1866-1872
10 12
William H. Hooper, Letters
1866-1872
10 13
Emily Smith Hoyt, Diary Extracts
1851-1878
10 14
Frederick Kesler, Journal Extracts and Summaries
10 15
John F. Kinney
10 16
Edward Ockey, Biography
10 17
Ethan Pettit, Diary Extracts
10 18
Orson Pratt, Journal Extracts
10 19
J. K. Robinson
10 20
Lewis Robinson
10 21
Elias Smith, Diary
10 22
George A. Smith, Journal
10 23
Brigham Young

Utah and World War IReturn to Top

Container(s) Description
Box Folder
11 1
Neff's Proposed Outline of War Materials
11 2
Neff's Introduction to War Materials
11 3-4
Coal Production, Typescript and Research
11 5
Commercial Economy Board
11 6-7
Councils of Defense in Utah, Typescript and Research
11 8-10
Food Production, Conservation, and Administration, Typescript and Research
11 11
Fort Douglas, Typescript and Research
11 12-14
Fuel and Fuel Administration, Transcript and Research
11 15-17
Liberty Loans, Typescript and Research
11 18
Government in War Time, Typescript
11 19-20
Labor in Utah During World War I, Typescript and Research
11 21
Livestock Industry in Utah, Typescript and Research
11 22
Manufacturing, Typescript
11 23-24
Military in Utah, Typescript and Research
11 25-26
Mining Industry in Utah, Typescript and Research
11 27
Publicity and the War, Typescript and Research
11 28-29
United War Work Campaign, Typescript and Research
11 30
University of Utah, Typescript and Research
11 31
Utah National Guard, Typescript and Research
11 32-33
Miscellaneous

Utah State Council of DefenseReturn to Top

Neff was asked by the Utah State Council of Defense to write a history of Utah's role in World War I. This box contains materials Neff used in writing the history. Correspondence from various war agencies and important people, as well as printed materials from state and federal agencies are included.

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
12 1
Simon Bamberger
12 2-9
W. F. Jensen, Commissioner of Commercial Economy
1918
12 10
Committee on Public Information
1918
12 11
George H. Dern
1925
12 12
Wynn Eddy - L. H. Farnsworth
12 13
Fuel Administration
12 14
W. M. Lowe, National War Garden Commission
12 15
U. S. Boys Working Reserve
1918
12 16
U. S. Department of Agriculture
1921-1922
12 17
U. S. War Department
12 18-19
United War Work Campaign
1918-1922
12 20
University of Utah
1917-1921
12 21
Utah Copper Company
12 22
Utah-Idaho Sugar Company
12 23
Utah Liberty Loan
1918-1919
12 24
Utah State Historical Society
1920
12 25
Dairy and Food Department
1917
12 26
Industrial Commission of Utah
1917-1918
12 27
Minerals Committee Report
1918
12 28
War Administration of Railroads
12 29
Salt Lake City Municipal Board
1917
12 30
U. S. Department of Agriculture
12 31
U. S. Public Health Services
12 32
United War Work Campaign
12 33
University of Utah
12 34
Utah State Historical Society
12 35
War Cards
12 36
W. M. C. A. War Work

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Personal Names :
  • Creee, Leland Hargrave, 1895-
  • Neff, Andrew Love, 1878-1936--Archives
  • Corporate Names :
  • Utah. State Council of Defense
  • Geographical Names :
  • Utah--History--19th century