Orpha Sweeten Boyden papers, 1948-1959

Overview of the Collection

Boyden, Orpha Sweeten
Orpha Sweeten Boyden papers
1948-1959 (inclusive)
0.25 linear feet, (1 box)
Collection Number
ACCN 2828
The Orpha Sweeten Boyden papers (1948-1959) contain materials related to the Cub Scouts of the Boy Scouts of America.
University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Special Collections, J. Willard Marriott Library
University of Utah
295 South 1500 East
Salt Lake City, UT

Telephone: 8015818863
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Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Orpha Sweeten Boyden was born in Malad, Idaho, and was raised in northern Utah and southern Idaho. She was married to John Boyden and was an active member of the Salt Lake City community, especially in the Yale II Ward and Bonneville Stake of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She was influential in creating a place in her community for the Cub Scouts and was awarded the Boy Scouts Silver Beaver Award. Orpha Boyden died in 1998.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The Orpha Sweeten Boyden papers contain materials related to the Cub Scouts of the Boy Scouts of America.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

The library does not claim to control copyright for all materials in the collection. An individual depicted in a reproduction has privacy rights as outlined in Title 45 CFR, part 46 (Protection of Human Subjects). For further information, please review the J. Willard Marriott Library's Use Agreement and Reproduction Request forms.

Preferred Citation

Collection Name, Collection Number, Box Number, Folder Number. Special Collections, J. Willard Marriott Library, The University of Utah.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Acquisition Information

Donated by Carmen B. Pingree in 2014.

Processing Note

Processed by Kevin Priest in 2014.

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Related Materials

Forms part of the Aileen H. Clyde 20th Century Women's Legacy Archives.

Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Boy Scout memorabiliaReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
1 1
Boy Scout magazines
1 2
Boy Scout pamphlets
1 3
Cub Scout complaint and comment cards
1 4
Cub Scout Fun Book

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

Personal Names

  • Boyden, Orpha Sweeten --Archives

Corporate Names

  • Boy Scouts of America. Crossroads of the West Council--Archives
  • Boy Scouts of America. National Cub Scout Committee--Archives

Form or Genre Terms

  • Magazines (Periodicals)
  • Pamphlets

Other Creators

  • Corporate Names
    • Boy Scouts of America (isb)