Kelsey Texas collection

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Kelsey Texas collection

Dates: 1908-1981

Handwritten and typewritten autobiographies, correspondence, lists of members, and miscellaneous items relating to the Mormons in Kelsey, Texas. Kelsey was settled by Mormons who came from Mississippi and is the oldest Mormon colony in Texas.

  • Extent: 1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
  • Call Number: MSS 1681
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th 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 Kelsey Texas collection 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 1681; Kelsey Texas collection; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 1681, LTPSC.
Custodial History
The materials were compiled by William Grubb and donated to Brigham Young University by his wife in 1984.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Ruth Baker Thompson Route; 1983.
Other Finding Aids
File-level inventory available online.
Related Material
See also Kelsey historical photographs (MSS P 760).
Subject Terms
Correspondence; Kelsey (Tex.)--History; Material Types; Mormons--Texas--Kelsey--History
Genre / Form
Autobiographies; Letters; Lists
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
Kelsey Texas collection
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Garrett Schroath
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-10-07T15:16-0600
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John Murphy
Curator - 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts