Priddy Meeks correspondence

Priddy Meeks correspondence

Dates: 1854-1892

Handwritten correspondence and patriarchal blessings of family members. Most of the items were written in Parowan and in Orderville, Utah and relate to family matters.

  • Extent: 42 items (0.12 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Meeks, Priddy, 1795-1886
  • Call Number: MSS SC 2171
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602;
  • Access Restrictions: Condition restricted; permission to use materials must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services. Patrons should use photocopies.
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Alternative Format
Photocopies of correspondence included with collection (folder 2).
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Priddy Meeks correspondence must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Holograph, signed.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS SC 2171; Priddy Meeks correspondence; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 2171, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by Athe or Marie C. Meeks in 1983.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Athe or Marie C. Meeks; 1983.
Subject Terms
Orderville (Utah); Parowan (Utah); Pioneers; Immigration and American Expansion; Mormons--Utah--Correspondence; Meeks family; Meeks, Priddy, 1795-1886--Correspondence
Genre / Form
Letters; Patriarchal blessings (Mormon Church)
Appraisal Information
19th Century Mormon and Western Manuscripts.
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Finding Aid Title
Meeks (Priddy) correspondence
Finding Aid Author
Benjamin Sipes
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on 2017-05-11 12:17:46 -0600.
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Biographical Note

Priddy Meeks (1795-1886) was a Mormon pioneer who settled in southern Utah.

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Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts