Table of Contents
Collection Overview +/-
Collection Inventory +/-
box 1: Writings (1960-1989)
folder 1: "The Tator Tot: A Success Story" (1989)
folder 2: "Kernels of 'Corn'" (undated)
folder 3: "Vale of Cashmere: A Brief History of the Latter-day Saints of Vale" (1997)
folder 4: "Neef's Reach-O-Family Friendship Book" (1982)
folder 5: "Potato Processing," advertisement (1960)
folder 6: "Life is Golf in Life" (1989)
folder 7: "Flubber's Prayer," poem by Grigg (undated)
This folder also contains a picture of the Ore-Ida board of directors.
Biographical Note/Historical Note +/-
Francis Nephi ("Neef") Grigg was born May 6, 1913 in Nampa, Idaho to Parley Mormon Grigg Jr. and Thankful Halsey Gardner. He was raised on a small cattle and dairy farm with his 12 brothers and sisters. His life included everything from selling corn and potatoes door-to-door, to co-founding Ore-Ida Foods with his brother, Golden T. Grigg, and inventing the Tater-Tot. Grigg had been a bishop, a stake high council member and a mission president in Scotland. He received the Silver Beaver and the Silver Antelope for his endless efforts in the Boy Scouts of America. He was also a successful golfer. He died January 6, 1995.
Content Description +/-
The Francis Nephi ("Neef") Grigg papers (1960-1989) contain stories, news articles, poems, and publications pertaining to the life and career of F. Nephi Grigg. All of the materials in box 1 were written by Nephi Grigg except for the contents of folder 3.
Collection Use +/-
Restrictions on Access:
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.
Restrictions on Use:
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances.
Permission to publish material from the Francis Nephi Grigg papers must be obtained from the Special Collections Manuscript Curator.
Initial Citation: Francis Nephi Grigg papers, Accn 1753, Box [ ]. Special Collections and Archives. University of Utah, J. Willard Marriott. Salt Lake City, Utah.
Following Citations:Accn 1753.
Administrative Information +/-
Donated by Addie Grigg in 1999.
Processed by Tarin C. Griswold in 1999.
Grigg, Francis Nephi, 1913-1995
Collection materials are in English.
0.25 linear feet
Language of the Finding Aid:
Finding aid encoded in English in Latin script.
Author of the Finding Aid:
Finding aid created by Tarin C. Griswold
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