Scott G. Kenney research materials

Scott G. Kenney research materials

Dates: 1820-1984

Photocopies of correspondence, minutes, journals, and subject research files of Scott Kinney. These materials relate to Joseph F. Smith (1832-1918) sixth President of the LDS Church. The bulk of the collection deals with the years 1870 to 1918. These research files are documentation for Kinney's proposed biography of Smith.

  • Extent: 12 boxes (6 linear feet)
  • Creator: Benson, Ezra T. (Ezra Taft), 1811-1869. -- Cannon, Frank J.. -- Cannon, George Q. (George Quayle), 1827-1901. -- Clayton, William, 1814-1879. -- Cluff, Benjamin, Jr., 1858-1948. -- Coolbrith, Ina D. (Ina Donna), 1842?-1928. -- Gates, Susa Young, 1856-1933. -- Grant, Heber J. (Heber Jeddy), 1856-1945. -- Kenney, Scott G., 1946. -- Lambert, George C. (George Cannon), b. 1848. -- Roberts, B. H. (Brigham Henry), 1857-1933. -- Smith, Joseph F. (Joseph Fielding), 1838-1918. -- Smith, Julina L. (Julina Lambson), 1849-1936. -- Smith, Levira A. (Levira Annette), 1842-1888. -- Woodruff, Wilford, 1807-1898
  • Call Number: MSS 2022
  • 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. Restricted; permission to make photocopies must be obtained from the Marriott Library, University of Utah.
Languages and Scripts
Location of Originals
Marriott Library, University of Utah; Salt Lake City, Utah.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Scott G. Kenney research materials 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 2022; Scott G. Kenney research materials; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 2022, LTPSC.
Custodial History
These materials were photocopied in 1993 from the originals held at the Marriot Library at the University of Utah.
Other Finding Aids
File-level inventory available online.
Subject Terms
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--Apostles--History; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--History; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--Presidents--History; Smith, Joseph F. (Joseph Fielding), 1838-1918; Church Government; Mormonism (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints); Religion; Correspondence; Material Types; Utah--Politics and government
Genre / Form
Photocopies; Research (Document genres)
Appraisal Information
LDS scholarship and historiography (20th century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.III, 2007).
Finding Aid ID Number
Finding Aid Title
Kenney (Scott G.) research materials
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Garrett Schroath
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-09-26T09:31-0600
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Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Kenney is a Mormon author and historian.

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Curator - 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts