Arlene Hess correspondence

Arlene Hess correspondence

Dates: 1830-1880

Typewritten copies of correspondence. The materials relate to the early Mormon leader, Sidney Rigdon, and to members of his family. Also included are items relating to the genealogy and biography of Rigdon and his descendents when the family was in Friendship, New York.

  • Extent: 11 folders (1.1 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Hess, Arlene
  • Call Number: MSS 1281
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602;
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
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It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Correspondence must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS 1281; Arlene Hess correspondence; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 1281, LTPSC.
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Subject Terms
Rigdon family; Rigdon, Sidney, 1793-1876; Correspondence; Friendship (N.Y.)--History--Sources; Material Types
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19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts.
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Hess (Arlene) correspondence
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Finding aid prepared by Amy Perez
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This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-11-17T04:16-0700
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Compiler of letters.

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Ryan Lee
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