Lyndon W. Cook research papers

Lyndon W. Cook research papers

Dates: 1977

Research materials compiled by Cook in 1977. They include photocopies of miscellaneous court records, account books, maps, marriage records, correspondence, and land records of Jackson, Missouri. The collection relates largely to the early life and career Parley P. Pratt, a Mormon apostle.

  • Extent: 3 boxes (1.5 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Cook, Lyndon W.
  • Call Number: MSS 1964
  • 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 Research 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 1964; Research papers; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS S1964, LTPSC.
Subject Terms
Pratt, Parley P. (Parley Parker), 1807-1857; Home and Family; Mormon Church--Apostles; Mormons--United States--History--Sources; Social Life and Customs
Genre / Form
Account books; Letters
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
Cook (Lyndon W.) research papers
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Amy Perez
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2012-04-13T10:37-0600
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Biographical History

Mormon author and professor at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah.

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