Abraham Ledieu memoirs

Abraham Ledieu memoirs

Dates: 1850

Undated typescript and photocopy detailing the life of Abraham Ledieu.

  • Extent: 2 items
  • Creator: Ledieu, Abraham, 1805
  • Call Number: MSS SC 1293
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th 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.
Languages and Scripts
Materials are in English.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Abraham Ledieu memoirs 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 SC 1293; Abraham Ledieu memoirs; 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 1293, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by Rosenstock in 1980.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Rosenstock; 1880.
Subject Terms
American Fur Company--History--Sources; Expeditions and Adventure; Fur traders--United States--Biography; Immigration and American Expansion; West (U.S.)--History--Sources
Genre / Form
Appraisal Information
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (19th century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).
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Finding Aid Title
Ledieu (Abraham) memoirs
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Patsy Shin Hernandez
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2010-10-04T16:44-0600
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Biographical Info:

Biographical History

French Canadian frontiersman and explorer of the American West. Ledieu worked as a fur trapper and was employed by the American Fur Company.

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Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts