Life history of Kenner Casteel Kartchner

Life history of Kenner Casteel Kartchner

Dates: 1949-1969

Three binders containing a handwritten autobiography, one photocopy of two newsclippings, a typed list of approx. 150 violin pieces in Kenner C. Kartchner's repertoire, and a handwritten letter to his daughter Merlie.

  • Extent: 6 items (650 leaves)(0.45 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Kartchner, Kenner Casteel, 1886-1970
  • Call Number: MSS SC 1594
  • 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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Initial citation: MSS SC 1594; Life history of Kenner Casteel Kartchner; 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 1594, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by Chad Flake in 1979.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Chad Flake; 1979.
Subject Terms
Kartchner, Kenner Casteel, 1886-1970; Agriculture and Natural Resources; Cowboys--Arizona; Fiddlers--Arizona; Forest rangers--Arizona; Forest rangers--New Mexico; Forestry and Logging; Mormons--Arizona--History; Snowflake (Ariz.)--History
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Appraisal Information
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).
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Life history of Kenner Casteel Kartchner
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Finding aid prepared by Benjamin Sipes
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This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-02-09T04:09-0700
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Biographical Sketch

Forest ranger in Arizona and New Mexico. He was also a lifelong fiddler and a member of the Mormon Church.

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