Knight Investment Company records

Knight Investment Company records

Dates: 1885-1953

Tax papers (1904-1947), company correspondence (1909-1947), financial records including incoming statements and bank statements (1914-1929), financial papers for individual companies (1907-1953), mining bulletins (1926-1928), and over 200 maps and plans. The materials relate to the operations of the company and to the corporations in which it invested. Most of these companies were involved either in mining or in railroads.

  • Extent: 206 boxes (125 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Knight, Jesse, 1845-1921
  • Call Number: MSS 278
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
Languages and Scripts
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 278; Knight Investment Company records; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 278, LTPSC.
Other Finding Aids
Box-level inventory available online. http://files.lib.byu.edu/ead/XML/MSS278.xml
Subject Terms
Knight, Jesse, 1845-1921; Agriculture and Natural Resources; Coal mines and mining--Utah--History; Investments--Utah--History; Mines and Mineral Resources; Railroads--Utah--History
Genre / Form
Letters; 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_MSS278
Finding Aid Title
Knight Investment Company records
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Megan Furcini
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-08-05T10:32-0600
Finding Aid Language
English
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Utah investment firm founded by Jesse Knight (1845-1921).



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Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts
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