Abraham Brigham Liechty papers

Abraham Brigham Liechty papers

Dates: approximately 1870-1903

Collection contains memorabilia from Abraham Brigham Liechty's mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to Germany. This memorabilia includes journals, schedules, baptism records, and various books printed in German. Other items in the collection include personal documents, photographs, and a wooden tool. Materials date from between 1870 and 1903.

  • Extent: 1 box (0.5 linear ft.). -- 1 half box (0.25 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Liechty, Abraham Brigham, 1870-1963
  • Call Number: MSS 7430
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th 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
Materials in EnglishEnglish and GermanGerman.
Arranged by material type.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the Abraham Brigham Liechty 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 7430; Abraham Brigham Liechty papers; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 7430, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by Kent W. Payne in 2009.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Kent W. Payne; 2009.
Other Finding Aids
Inventory available in the repository upon request.
Subject Terms
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--Missions--Germany; Religion; Missions and Missionaries; Mormonism (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints); Mormon Church--Missions--Germany; Mormon missionaries--Germany
Processing Information
Processed; Audrey Spainhower, student manuscript processor, and John Murphy, curator; 2010.
Appraisal Information
19th Century Mormon and Western Manuscripts. Collection contains materials related to the LDS German mission in the early twentieth century.
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Finding Aid Title
Liechty (Abraham Brigham) papers
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by John Murphy, curator, and Audrey Spainhower, student manuscript processor
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-07-08T12:09-0600
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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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Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts