John Kest personal history

John Kest personal history

Dates: 1896-1965

John Kest personal history, 1896-1965, is a bound collection of autobiographical stories and memories of his life.

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.08 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Kest, John J., 1896-1965
  • Call Number: MSS 3978
  • 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.
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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 John Kest personal history 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 3978; John Kest personal history; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 3978, LTPSC.
Custodial History
The item was donated to Special Collections in 1988.
Acquisition Information
Donation; Brigham Young Card; 1988.
Related Material
These items are part of the 19th Century Western and Mormon Archives.
Subject Terms
Kest, John J., 1896-1965; Home and Family; Netherlands; Social Life and Customs
Appraisal Information
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
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Finding Aid Title
Kest (John) personal history
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Rose Frank
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-05-18T04:23-0600
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Biographical/Historical note

John J. Kest was born Johannes Jacobus Kest in 1896. His personal history is written by him and published after his death, which was in 1965.

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Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts