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Abraham Brigham Liechty photographs of the German mission

Abraham Brigham Liechty photographs of the German mission

Dates: approximately 1900-1903

Collection includes several group photographs of the German mission (1900-1903) in which Abraham Brigham Liechty is identified: 2 photographs of German mission; Conference of the German Mission held in Berlin January 5-9, 1902; Photograph of the Lars Christian Mickelsen family.

  • Extent: 1 oversize box (1 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Liechty, Abraham Brigham, 1870-1963
  • Call Number: MSS 6623
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; Photograph Archives; 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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Technical Requirements
Kept in cold storage; access requires 24 hours advance notice.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Abraham Brigham Liechty photographs of the German mission 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 6623; Abraham Brigham Liechty photographs of the German mission; Photographic Archive; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 6623, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Photographs were handed down within the family.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Edgel Frandsen Liechty; 5 December 2008.
Subject Terms
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; Smith, Joseph F. (Joseph Fielding), 1838-1918; Germany--Photographs; Mormon missionaries--Germany
Genre / Form
Processing Information
Processed; Christianne Holbrook; 2008.
Appraisal Information
Photographic material corresponding to the focus of archival programs in the Department of Archives and Manuscripts(Photographic Archive Collecting Policy, December 2008).
Finding Aid Title
Liechty (Abraham Brigham) photographs of the German mission
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Christianne Holbrook
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-01-19T04:31-0700
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Abraham Brigham Liechty (1870-1963) was an blacksmith and engineer in Utah. He served as a Mormon missionary in Germany between 1901 and 1903.

Abraham Brigham Liechty was born on March 10, 1870 to Johannes and Louisa Wintch Liechty in Provo, Utah. He was married to Ida Stucki on January 20, 1897 in Salt Lake City, Utah. Ida bore three children before passing away on December 12, 1900. Abraham then served a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to Germany from February of 1901 to October of 1903. On April 20, 1904, he married Louise Reinwald, who bore him four more children. He and Louise raised seven children together. Abraham Brigham Liechty died on November 6, 1963 in Provo.

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