Arthur Pendry Welchman family papers

Arthur Pendry Welchman family papers

Dates: 1834-1956

Collection comprises Arthur Pendry Welchman family papers including family histories, books of remembrance, correspondence, portraits of various family members, records, books, newspapers, and photographs (3 tin types). The last box in the collection includes 9 glass plate negatives and 1 nitrate negative that are restricted because of fragility. Dated 1834-1956.

  • Extent: 10 items (6 linear ft.). -- 1 box (0.5 linear ft.). -- 1 oversize folder (0.3 linear ft.). -- 2 cartons (2 linear ft.). -- 1 oversize box (0.75 linear ft.). -- 1 box (0.25 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Welchman, Arthur Pendry, 1834-1919
  • Call Number: MSS 4124
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602;
  • Access Restrictions: Curator's permission required for access.
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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 the Arthur Pendry Welchman family 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 4124; Arthur Pendry Welchman family papers; 19th-20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 4124, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by the A.P. Welchman Family Organization in 1980 and 1984.
Acquisition Information
Donated; A.P. Welchman Family Organization; 1980 and 1984.
Subject Terms
Genealogy--Religious aspects--Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; Home and Family; Social Life and Customs; Temple work (Mormon Church); Utah--History
Processing Information
Processed; Meghan Mathews; 16 July 2007.
Appraisal Information
LDS cultural, social, and religious history (Collection development policy for 19th-20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts, August 2007).
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Finding Aid Title
Welchman (Arthur Pendry) family papers
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Karen Glenn, student processor and John Murphy, curator
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-03-09T04:09-0600
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Biographical History

Arthur Pendry Welchman (1834-1919) school teacher, ranchman, High Priest in Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Arthur Pendry Welchman was born on April 20, 1834 in Kineton, England to Edward Welchman and Emma Jemima Williams. Arthur P. Welchman came to Utah in September 1854. He was a member of the Preston Thomas Oxteam Company and drove five yoke of oxen to the valley. In Utah he was a school teacher, ranchman, and a High Priest in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He was very involved in education and in 1862 helped begin a permanent juvenile day school. He married Sarah Lucretia Kershaw on March 16, 1867 in Salt Lake City, Utah. Arthur Pendry Welchman died on April 3, 1919 in Grover, Wyoming.

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Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts