Gilbert family biographical materials

Gilbert family biographical materials

Dates: Undated

Typewritten life sketches and a pamphlet by George Choules, "The ancestors of Choules-Gilbert." Relates to the Gilbert family, their conversion to Mormonism at Hungerford, England in 1851, their immigration to America in 1878 on the steamship Wyoming and their settlement in Utah, Idaho and Montana.

  • Extent: 1 item (40 p.)(0.08 linear ft.)
  • Call Number: MSS SC 272
  • 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 Gilbert family biographical materials 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 272; Gilbert family biographical materials; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 272, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated in 1975.
Acquisition Information
Donated; 1975.
Subject Terms
Choules family; Gilbert family; Wyoming (Ship); Immigration and American Expansion; Mormons--Emigration and immigration; Overland Journeys to the Western United States
Genre / Form
Family histories
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).
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Finding Aid Title
Gilbert family biographical materials
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Benjamin Sipes
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2010-10-05T08:30-0600
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Biographical Info:

Historical Note

Early Mormon converts.

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Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts