Louis Oscar Brandley family histories

Louis Oscar Brandley family histories

Dates: 1978

The Louis Oscar Brandley family histories consist of the autobiography of Louis Brandley tracing back from his childhood to his courtship and marriage. Also included is a written piece entitled, "The Family Life of a Polygamist," a typed history of the life of Johann Theodore Brandley, Margaret Keeler Brandley, and Eliza Zaugg Brandley. Also contained are two poems written by Margaret Keeler Brandley, the mother of Louis Brandley.

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.1 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Brandley, Louis Orson, 1889-1984
  • Call Number: MSS 6277
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84606; 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 the Louis Oscar Brandley family histories 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 6277; Louis Oscar Brandley family histories; 20th Century Western and Mormon Americana; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 6277, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by Louis Oscar Brandley in 1989.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Louis Oscar Brandley; 1989.
Related Material
Louis Brandley oral history interview: tape and transcript, 1982 July 24 sound recording; MSS OH 645.
Subject Terms
Brandley, Louis Orson, 1889-1984; City and Town Life; Family histories; Home and Family; Social Life and Customs
Processing Information
Processed; Katie Connors, student processor; John Murphy, curator; 2008.
Appraisal Information
20th Century Western and Mormon Americana because the collection provides information regarding Mormon family life in the 19th and 20th centuries.
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Finding Aid Title
Brandley (Louis Oscar) family histories
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Katie Connors, student processor; John Murphy, curator; 2008
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2011-02-22T12:20-0700
Finding Aid Language
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Louis Oscar Brandley was born in 1889. He was born in Utah but mainly lived his life in Canada. He married Edda Anderson on 28 May 1919. He was raised in a Mormon Colony in Canada and describes his experiences there. He passed away in 1984.

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John Murphy
Curator - 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts