John H. Keen family papers

John H. Keen family papers

Dates: Approximately 1964-1971

Genealogical material and certificates for the John H. Keen family. 1 folder plus a book of remembrance. Materials dated approximately 1964-1971.

  • Extent: 1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Keen, John Henry, 1896-1970
  • Call Number: MSS 8511
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602;
  • 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 John H. Keen family 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 8511; John H. Keen family papers; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 8511, LTPSC.
Custodial History
The collection was donated by Raymond S. Wall in 1981.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Raymond Wall; 1981.
Subject Terms
Social Life and Customs; Home and Family; Keen, John Henry, 1896-1970
Genre / Form
Family records
Processing Information
Processed; Clarissa McIntire, student manuscript processor, and John M. Murphy, curator; 2014.
Appraisal Information
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).
Finding Aid ID Number
Finding Aid Title
Keen (John H.) family papers
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on 2015-10-06 13:08:35 -0600.
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

John Henry Keen (1896-1970) was a family historian in California.

John Henry Keen was born on January 14, 1896 in Elm Springs, Arkansas to parents John Park and Ida Annis Crabtree Keen. He married Luella May Hitchcock (1899-1976) on April 3, 1929. He joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in 1934. He was a hard wood floor layer.

Keen died on June 27, 1970 in Redlands, California.

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Curator - 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts