Cheney family papers

Cheney family papers

Dates: 1841-1932

Typewritten autobiographical and biographical sketches and copies of correspondence. Describes conversion to Mormon Church, life in Nauvoo, Illinois, immigration to Utah and pioneering in Utah and the West. Also includes a letter from the donor.

  • Extent: 12 items (0.10 linear ft.)
  • Call Number: MSS SC 480
  • 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 Cheney family 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 480; Cheney family papers; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 480, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by Edith C. Clay in 1976.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Edith C. Clay; 1976.
Subject Terms
Cheney family; Cheney, Nathan Beebe, 1843-1932; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--Illinois--History; Nauvoo Temple (Nauvoo, Ill. : 1841-1850); Frontier and pioneer life; Immigration and American Expansion; Mormons--Emigration and immigration; Mormons--Persecutions; Pioneers
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
Cheney family papers
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Benjamin Sipes
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2010-10-05T08:32-0600
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Biographical Info:

Biographical Sketch

Mormon converts and pioneers.

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Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts