Alva Marion Merkley papers

Alva Marion Merkley papers

Dates: 1886-1962

Letters received, newspaper clippings, bills, invoices, receipts, bank statements, magazines, conference reports of the Mormon Church, and miscellaneous items. Most of the letters were received when Merkley was on a mission for the Mormon Church in Manitoba. Many of the materials deal with farming, family matters, and life as a Mormon in Canada.

  • Extent: 3 boxes (1.5 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Merkley, Alva Marion, 1862-1950
  • Call Number: MSS 1764
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84606; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • 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 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 1764; Papers; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 1764, LTPSC.
Subject Terms
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; Religion; Farmers--Alberta--Magrath--History--Sources; Magrath (Alta.) History Sources; Manitoba--History--Sources; Missions and Missionaries; Mormonism (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints); Mormon Church--Missions; Mormons--Alberta--Magrath--History--Sources; Mormons--Manitoba--History--Sources
Genre / Form
Letters; Newspapers; Receipts (Acknowledgments); Reports
Appraisal Information
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (19th century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).
Finding Aid ID Number
UPB_MSS1764
Finding Aid Title
Merkley (Alva Marion) papers
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Megan Furcini
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2012-02-14T10:17-0700
Finding Aid Language
English
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Mormon farmer living in Magrath, Alberta.



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Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts
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