Jesse Knight papers

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Jesse Knight papers

Dates: 1856-1945

Collection includes various biographical materials including patriarchal blessings, biography of Knight by Inez Knight Allen, funeral tributes to Knight, legal and financial records of the Blue Bench Irrigation Company and correspondence conerning the Jesse Knight Trust Fund established for Brigham Young University students. Also included are writings about Knight by Mark Allen.

  • Extent: 1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Knight, Jesse, 1845-1921
  • Call Number: MSS 1434
  • 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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Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Jesse Knight papers 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 1434; Jesse Knight papers; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 1434, LTPSC.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Mark Allen; 1974.
Subject Terms
Allen, Inez Knight, 1876-1937; Allen, Mark, 1905-; Blue Bench Irrigation Company; Grant, Heber J. (Heber Jeddy), 1856-1945; Knight, Amanda, 1851-1932; Knight, Lydia Goldthwaite Bailey, 1812-1884; Colleges and Universities; Education; Patriarchal blessings (Mormon Church)
Genre / Form
Biography; Letters
Appraisal Information
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
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Finding Aid Title
Knight (Jesse) papers
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Andrea Wyss
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-07-08T12:27-0600
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Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Utah businessman and philanthropist.

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Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts