James G. Bleak family papers

James G. Bleak family papers

Dates: 1980

Family history scrapbook with genealogies of the Bleak family, photographs, and religious certificates, a copy of a speech by Karl Larson, a copy of an article by Preston Nibley, and photocopies of correspondence by James G. Bleak.

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.08 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Bleak, James G. (James Godson), 1829-1918. -- Larson, Andrew Karl. -- Nibley, Preston
  • Call Number: MSS 3862
  • 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.
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Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from James G. Bleak family record 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 3862; James G. Bleak family papers; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 3862, LTPSC.
Acquisition Information
Donated; 1985.
Other Finding Aids
(Blank) Inventory available online. http://files.lib.byu.edu/ead/XML/MSS3862.xml
Subject Terms
Blake family; Bleak, James G. (James Godson), 1829-1918; Baptism for the dead--History; Home and Family; Social Life and Customs
Genre / Form
Family records; Genealogies; Letters
Appraisal Information
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
Finding Aid ID Number
Finding Aid Title
Bleak (James G.) family papers
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Rose Frank
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-12-08T04:10-0700
Finding Aid Language
Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) grant, 2007-2008
Biographical Info:

Biographical/Historical note

James G. Bleak (1829-1918) was a Mormon pioneer, scholar, and accountant in St. George, Utah. He was among the first settlers of St. George, and served as a clerk and historian for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the region.

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Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts