Gilbert Belnap papers

Gilbert Belnap papers

Dates: 1834-1875

Photocopies of handwritten materials relating to the Hooper Ward of the Mormon Church, personal papers of Belnap, and miscellaneous items. Also included is a biography of Vinson Knight (1804-1842), an early convert to Mormonism, which contains references to Knight in various sources.

  • Extent: 1 v. (208 leaves)
  • Creator: Belnap, Gilbert, 1821-1899
  • Call Number: MSS SC 1939
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602;
  • 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 Gilbert Belnap 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 SC 1939; Gilbert Belnap papers; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 1939, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by Hyrum L. Andrus in 1981.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Hyrum L. Andrus; 1981.
Subject Terms
Hooper (Utah)--History; Mormons--Ohio--History; Mormons--Illinois--History; Immigration and American Expansion; Weber County (Utah)--History; Mormons--Utah--Hooper--History; Pioneers; Knight, Vinson, 1804-1842; Belnap, Gilbert, 1821-1899
Genre / Form
Biography; Letters; Lists
Appraisal Information
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
Finding Aid ID Number
Finding Aid Title
Belnap (Gilbert) papers
Finding Aid Author
Elisa Visick
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on 2016-02-02 09:34:55 -0700.
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Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Mormon missionary, pioneer, farmer, bishop, and civic leader who settled in Hooper, Utah.

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Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts