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Marva Loy Eggett papers

Identifier: AR 950Egg

Scope and Contents note

This collection contains research compiled by Marva Loy Eggett. Topics include Native Americans history, the Black Hawk War, LDS History, and local city and county histories.


  • 1834 - 2019

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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 offical 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

Although born in Montana, Eggett spent most of her life in Spring Lake, Utah. As an amateur historian, she was involved in many local history projects. Her research interests include the Black Hawk War, the local history of Utah Valley, and the LDS church. Eggett was insturmental in the archelogical dig of B.F. Johnson's home in Spring Lake as well as the reinternment of Chief Black Hawk's body from the LDS Church History Museum to Spring Lake, Utah. Eggett was involved in then UVSC's Elderhostel program.


11.75 Linear Feet (18 boxes (16 boxes, 1 flat box 1, 1 Flat Box 3))


This collection consists of materials related to Marva Loy Eggett's historical research.

Arrangement note

Series arragement kept in original order.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Marva Loy Eggett

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 Rebekah Westrup, Archives Specialist
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Revision Statements

  • 31 March 2021: Additional materials added. Kept in orginal order donated. Boxes 15-18. Contain research on the Black Hawk War and reinternment

Repository Details

Part of the Fulton Library George Sutherland Archives Repository

800 West University Parkway
MS 145
Orem Utah 84058 United States