Arleigh Drake Kunz letters

Arleigh Drake Kunz letters

Dates: 1911-1980

Typewriten copies of letters from Kunz to friends and family members. Most of them were written between 1945 and 1980. Also included are letters by Crystal Drake from 1911-1912. The Kunz letters deal primarily with family, church, and farming matters.

  • Extent: 5 v. (1045 leaves)
  • Creator: Drake, Crystal. -- Kunz, Arleigh Drake
  • Call Number: MSS 1640
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84606;
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
Languages and Scripts
Materials are in English.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Letters 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 1640; Letters; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 1640, LTPSC.
Subject Terms
Correspondence; Farmers' spouses--Idaho--Victor--Correspondence; Home and Family; Material Types; Mormon women--Idaho--Victor--Correspondence; Social Life and Customs; Victor (Idaho)--History--Sources
Appraisal Information
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).
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Finding Aid Title
Kunz (Arleigh Drake) letters
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Garrett Schroath
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2012-03-23T12:17-0600
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Biographical History

Arleigh Drake Kunz was a farmer's wife and Mormon mother living in Victor, Idaho. Her husband was a local politician.

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Curator - 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts