Biographies of Beesley family

Biographies of Beesley family

Dates: 1975

This collection consists of a letter to LeGrand Baker, an archivist at BYU, briefly discussing the ancestors of Mrs. Fifield, biographies of Frederick Beesley and his wife Elizabeth Ellen Solomon Beesley, and a short history of the Beesley Music Co. Frederick Beesley was a musician who conducted the Mormon Tabernacle Choir, an accountant, a shoemaker, one of the founders (along with his father) of the Beesley Music Co., and the secretary/treasurer of the Salt Lake Philharmonic Orchestra. He also filled two missions for the Mormon Church to the Hawaiian Islands. He and Elizabeth were the parents of seven children.

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.1 linear ft.) : (11 p.)
  • Creator: Fifield, Ruth Beesley
  • Call Number: MSS SC 853
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602;
  • 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 Biographies of Beesly family 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 853; Biographies of Beesly family; 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 853X, LTPSC.
Subject Terms
Missions and Missionaries; Mormonism (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints); Religion; Mormon missionaries--Hawaii; Mormons--Utah--Biography; Mormon Tabernacle Choir--Biography; Fifield, Ruth Beesley; Salt Lake Philharmonic Orchestra--Biography; Beesley, Elizabeth Ellen Solomon, 1864-1957; Beasley family; Beesly Music Company--History; Beesley, Frederick, 1864-1940
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Appraisal Information
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).
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Finding Aid Title
Biographies of Beesley family
Finding Aid Author
Morgan Crockett
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on 2016-04-28 09:50:56 -0600.
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Curator - 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts