Biographical sketches of ancestors

Biographical sketches of ancestors

Dates: Circa 1900-1976

Typewritten biography of John Bookbinder Kelly which gives an account of his conversion to Mormonism, his emigration from England with his wife, Helena Quirk, and the creation of the Kelly Company, later know as the Kelly Book Bindery. Also includes a brief biographical sketch of Helena Quirk.

  • Extent: 2 p.
  • Creator: McDonald, Winnifred Sims
  • Call Number: MSS SC 71
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th 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 Biographical sketches of ancestors 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 71; Biographical sketches of ancestors; 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 71, LTPSC.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Helen S.M. Brubaker; 1976.
Subject Terms
Kelly, John Bookbinder, 1824-1883; Bookbinders--Utah; Immigration and American Expansion; Mormons--Emigration and immigration; Pioneers
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Biographical sketches of ancestors
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