Thomas E. McKay papers

Thomas E. McKay papers

Dates: 1885-1958

Collection includes letters and correspondence with family members, Latter-day Saint Church First Presidency, National Association of Railroad and Utility Commissioners and friends; four diaries, biographical sketches of family members; articles written by McKay; patriarchal and missionary blessings; funeral register, miscellaneous newspaper clippings, programs and announcements.

  • Extent: 20 folders (0.5 linear ft.)
  • Creator: McKay, Thomas E. (Thomas Evans), 1875-1958
  • Call Number: MSS 1442
  • 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 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 1442; Thomas E. McKay papers; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 1442, LTPSC.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Barbara McKay Smith; 1975 April 22.
Other Finding Aids
File-level inventory available online.
Subject Terms
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--Missions--Germany; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--Missions--Switzerland; McKay, David O. (David Oman), 1873-1970; McKay, Thomas E. (Thomas Evans), 1875-1958; National Association of Railroad and Utility Commissioners; Correspondence; Material Types; Mormon Church--Missions--Germany; Mormon Church--Missions--Switzerland
Genre / Form
Biography; Diaries; Letters
Appraisal Information
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
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Finding Aid Title
McKay (Thomas E.) papers
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Garrett Schroath
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-10-14T08:15-0600
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Biographical History

Teacher, political and religious leader, Latter-day Saint Church mission president and Latter-day Saint Church Assistant to the Quorum of the Twelve.

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Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts