Thomas E. Cheney papers

Thomas E. Cheney papers

Dates: 1840-1963

Twenty reel-to-reel tapes which record folk songs, typescripts of the recorded folk songs in two volumes, four volumes of folk songs, and one volume of Mormon folk tales. The materials relate largely to Mormon folklore and Mormon folk songs.

  • Extent: 4 boxes (2 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Cheney, Thomas E. (Thomas Edward), 1901-1993
  • Call Number: MSS 1798
  • 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 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 1798; Papers; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 1798, LTPSC.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Thomas E. Cheney; 1798.
Subject Terms
Brigham Young Academy--Students--History--Sources; Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; Religion; Folk songs--Utah--History--Sources; Folklore--Utah--History--Sources; Mormons--Folklore--History--Sources; Mormons--Songs and music--History--Sources; Music
Genre / Form
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
Cheney (Thomas E.) papers
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Garrett Schroath
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2012-02-21T10:57-0700
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Biographical History

Mormon author, professor of English, vice president of Brigham Young University, and director of seminaries and institutes for the Mormon Church.

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Curator - 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts