J. H. McKnight letters

J. H. McKnight letters

Dates: 1945-1946

This collection contains of six letters between J. H. McKnight and Senator Abe Murdock and one to J. Will Robinson, dated 1945-1946. Each letter deals with political issues to which McKnight expressed a strong opposition in hopes the Senator would do something about it. These issues include: the United Nations, involvement in World War II and the reconstruction of Europe after.

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.02 linear ft.)
  • Creator: McKnight, J. H. (Joseph Hempstead), d. 1903
  • Call Number: MSS 6203
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Open to 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 the J. H. McKnight letters 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 6203; J. H. McKnight letters; 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 6203, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by Lola N. Smith in 1991.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Lola N. Smith; 1991.
Subject Terms
McKnight, J. H. (Joseph Hempstead), d. 1903--Correspondence; Murdock, Orrice Abram, 1893-1979--Correspondence; United Nations; Civic Activism; Europe; International Relations; Politics, Government, and Law; Reconstruction (1939-1951); United States; World War, 1939-1945
Genre / Form
Processing Information
Processed; Melissa Cowles, student processor and John Murphy, curator; 2008.
Appraisal Information
Utah and American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007) because the letters deal with American political issues.
Finding Aid ID Number
Finding Aid Title
McKnight (J. H.) letters
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Melissa Cowles, student processor, and John Murphy, curator
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-01-12T04:01-0700
Finding Aid Language
Finding aid written in English in Latin script

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John Murphy
Curator - 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts