Jordan Hendrickson Brady correspondence

Jordan Hendrickson Brady correspondence

Dates: 1909-1914

Originals and photocopies of handwritten correspondence including letters, newspaper clippings, and postal cards. The materials relate to primarily Brady's experiences as a missionary in the Northern States Mission of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from 1911-1913. He served much of his time in the Chicago, Illinois, area and in Indiana. Brady often mentions his son, Sidney Alphonso Brady. Jordan received letters from his wife, Alberta Brady, children, and other friends and family members. Dated 1909-1914.

  • Extent: 1 box (0.5 linear ft.). -- 4 folders (0.4 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Brady, Alberta Sanderson, 1865-1936. -- Brady, Jordan Hendrickson, 1863-1952
  • Call Number: MSS 3069
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602;
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
Languages and Scripts
Location of Originals
Originals are in Box 2.
Arranged chronologically.
Alternative Format
Photocopies are in Folders 1-4.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Jordan Hendrickson Brady correspondence must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators. Publication rights retained by donor.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS 3069; Jordan Hendrickson Brady correspondence; 19th Century Mormon and Western Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 3069, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Photocopies donated by Albert Winkler, great-grandson of Brady, in 2004, and originals donated in 2013.
Acquisition Information
Photocopies: Donated; Albert Winkler; 2004. Originals: Donated; Albert Winkler; 2013.
Other Finding Aids
Preliminary summary of correspondence content is available in the collection case file.
Related Material
Research copies of these letters created by Albert Winkler can be found in MSS 5887.
Subject Terms
Brady, Sidney Alphonso, 1892-1989; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Northern States Mission; Religion; Correspondence; Fairview (Utah); Material Types; Missions and Missionaries; Mormonism (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints); Mormon Church--Missions--Illinois; Mormon Church--Missions--Indiana; Mormon missionaries--Nortwest, Old--Correspondence
Genre / Form
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); Letters; Postcards
Processing Information
Processed; Geoff McLaughlin; 2010.
Appraisal Information
Mormon Church history and Mormon Doctrine (The Archives of the Mormon Experience).
Finding Aid ID Number
Finding Aid Title
Brady (Jordan Hendrickson) correspondence
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Geoff McLaughlin
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-12-08T04:09-0700
Finding Aid Language
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Alberta Sanderson Brady (1865-1936) was an early resident of Fairview, Utah, and wife of Jordan Hendrickson Brady.

Levee Alberta Sanderson was born October 28, 1865 in Fairview, Utah to Henry Weeks Sanderson and Sarah Jane Cole. She went by the name Alberta. On January 19, 1882 she married Jordan Hendrickson Brady, and they had thirteen children together. Her husband was a missionary in the Northern States Mission of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from 1911-1913. Alberta died April 21, 1936 in Fairview, Utah.

Biographical History

Jordan Hendrickson Brady (1863-1952) was a Mormon farmer in Utah.

Jordan Hendrickson Brady was born January 27, 1863 in Fairview, Utah to Jordan H. Brady and Mary Lovina Howell. On January 19, 1882 he married Levee Alberta Sanderson, and they had thirteen children together. From 1911-1913 Jordan served as a missionary in the Northern States Mission of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, where he labored primarily in Chicago in various parts of Indiana. Jordan died on July 23, 1952 in Fairview, Utah.

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