John Wickliffe Rigdon affidavits

John Wickliffe Rigdon affidavits

Dates: 1830-1906

Printed, typewritten, and handwritten affidavits and miscellaneous items. Most of the items deal with legal matters in New York State relating to the affairs of John W. and Sidney Rigdon.

  • Extent: 11 items
  • Creator: Rigdon, John Wickliffe, 1830-1912
  • Call Number: MSS SC 2092
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84606;
  • 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 John Wickliffe Rigdon affidavits 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 2092; John Wickliffe Rigdon affidavits; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 2092, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Acquisition Information
Subject Terms
Rigdon, John Wickliffe, 1830-1912; Rigdon, Sidney, 1793-1876; Affidavits--New York (State)--History--Sources; Civil Procedure and Courts; Mormons--History--Sources; Politics, Government, and Law
Genre / Form
Affidavits; New York (State)--History--1865---Sources
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).
Finding Aid ID Number
Finding Aid Title
Rigdon (John Wickliffe) affidavits
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Melissa Stephens
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2010-10-05T08:27-0600
Finding Aid Language
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Son of the Mormon Church leader Sidney Rigdon (1793-1876).

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Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts