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Lyndon W. & Margaret Ann Cook collection of Oceanic and Asian artifacts

Identifier: AR 355Coo

Scope and Contents note

This collection consists of artifacts collected by Lyndon W. and Margaret Ann Cook. Items were obtained from New Zealand, Japan, and other locations. Material types include wooden tribal masks, woven cloth, stone figurines and pendants, greenstone figurines and pendants, carved bone pendants, carved animal teeth, shell necklaces, wooden and greenstone clubs, and various woven and carved containers


  • undated


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Conditions Governing Access note

Access to the collection is open with assistance from the archivist or staff.

Conditions Governing Use note

Open for Research. Copyright for Official University records is held by Utah Valley University; all other copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Biographical/Historical note

Lyndon W. Cook was Utah Valley University's former head of Special Collections. He was also an associate professor of History and Political Science. He received his Bachelors of Art in Spanish and Hebrew at Brigham Young University and his Masters of Art in Political Science and Government at Brigham Young University. Margaret Ann Cook is the wife of Lyndon W. Cook.


18.58 Linear Feet (11 containers)


This collection consists of artifacts from New Zealand and Japan collected by Lyndon W. and Margaret Ann Cook.

Arrangement note

Series arrangement as follows: Masks, cloth, figurines, patu (clubs), pendants teeth, stones, armor, and miscellaneous

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Gift of Lyndon W. & Margaret Ann Cook.

Acknowledgment of Bias and Harmful Content

The Sutherland Archives recognizes there are materials in our collections that may be offensive or harmful. Materials may contain language or depictions that are racist, sexist, Eurocentric, ableist, homophobic, etc. We present such materials unaltered to preserve context and to present a complete historical record. Sutherland Archives staff is making efforts to update our finding aids to acknowledge offensive content.

Finding aid prepared by Aimee Bastarache, Assistant Archivist, and Joel Sparks, student intern
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Repository Details

Part of the Fulton Library George Sutherland Archives Repository

800 West University Parkway
MS 145
Orem Utah 84058 United States