Robert McKell autobiography

Robert McKell autobiography

Dates: 1900

Photocopies of a typescript. McKell tells about his life in Scotland, his conversion to the Mormon Church, his family, and his journey to Utah. McKell completed his account roughly to the year 1850. Emma Jane Brockbank added a few paragraphs telling about McKell's life after that time.

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.01 linear ft.) : 5 leaves
  • Creator: McKell, Robert, 1823-1903
  • Call Number: MSS SC 1972
  • 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.
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It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Robert McKell autobiography 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 1972; Robert McKell autobiography; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 1972, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by William McKell in 1982.
Acquisition Information
Donated; William McKell; 1982.
Subject Terms
McKell, Robert, 1823-1903; Immigration and American Expansion; Mormon pioneers--Utah--History; Mormons--Scotland--History; Pioneers; Scotland--History--19th century; Scottish Americans--Utah--Spanish Fork--History; Spanish Fork (Utah)--History
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Appraisal Information
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
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Finding Aid Title
McKell (Robert) autobiography
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Elisa Visick
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This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-03-16T04:20-0600
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Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Scot merchant and blacksmith who joined the Mormon Church and migrated to Spanish Fork, Utah.

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Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts