Leighton E. Cluff collection

Leighton E. Cluff collection

Dates: 1878-2004

Collection consists of Cluff family materials collected by Leighton E. Cluff, including two scrapbooks created by his grandmother, Sara Eggersten Cluff, which contain newspaper clippings of events and poetry, quotes and cards. It also contains a book of Cluff's family history dated 2003, Cluff's memoir dated 2004, and a talk by James E. Talmage dated 1922.

  • Extent: 1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Cluff, Leighton E.
  • Call Number: MSS 6909
  • 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 for public research.
Languages and Scripts
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Leighton E. Cluff collection 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 6909; Leighton E. Cluff collection; 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 6909, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by Leighton Eggersten Cluff in 2004.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Leighton Eggersten Cluff; 2004.
Subject Terms
Clough family; Cluff, Leighton E.; Cluff, Sarah E. (Sarah Eggertson), 1858-1944; Material Types; Publications
Genre / Form
Family histories; Memoirs; Scrapbooks; Speeches, addresses, etc., American
Processing Information
Processed; Elizabeth Ballif, student processor; 2009.
Appraisal Information
LDS scholarship and historiography (20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts 5.III, August 2007).
Finding Aid ID Number
Finding Aid Title
Cluff (Leighton E.) collection
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Elizabeth Ballif, student processor, and John Murphy, curator
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-04-13T04:04-0600
Finding Aid Language
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Leighton (Lee) E. Cluff (1923-2004) was medical doctor in Florida. He was born 10 June 1923 in Utah, and studied medicine at George Washington University. In 1944, Leighton married Beth Allen Merrill. He worked and taught at Johns Hopkins, established the medical school at the University of Florida in Gainesville, and was an executive at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. He died 14 April 2004.

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John Murphy
Curator - 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts