Groo family papers

Groo family papers

Dates: 1851-1906

Contains correspondence, poetry, and other materials from the Groo family. Provides information on the personal and business activities of the family, as well as on Isaac Groo's missionary service in Australia. Materials date from between 1851 and 1906.

  • Extent: 22 folders
  • Creator: Groo (Family : Groo, Isaac, 1827-1895)
  • Call Number: Vault MSS 76 Series 3
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Condition restricted; permission to use original materials must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services. Patrons should use microfilm copies.
Languages and Scripts
English
Arrangement
Arranged in three subseries: 1. Isaac Groo papers. 2. Mary Jane Groo papers. 3. Groo family correspondence and land valuation.
Alternative Format
Available on microfilm in repository.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Newel Kimball Whitney papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Groo family papers; Vault MSS 76; Newel Kimball Whitney papers; L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
Other Finding Aids
File-level inventory available online. http://files.lib.byu.edu/ead/XML/VMSS76.xml
Subject Terms
Mormon missionaries--Australia; Groo family
Genre / Form
American poetry; Letters
Finding Aid ID Number
UPB_VMSS76
Finding Aid Title
Whitney (Newel Kimball) papers
Finding Aid Author
Jennifer Kim
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on 2017-10-13 11:27:53 -0600.
Finding Aid Language
English
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

The Groo family were early Mormon settlers in Utah. Isaac Groo (1827-1895) was a convert to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in New York, and emigrated to Utah in 1854 with his wife Sarah Elizabeth Gillett Groo (1827-1892). In Utah, Groo married an additional seven wives, including Elizabeth Clark, Eliza Lyons, Mary Jane Whitney, Margaret Hunter, and Almira Mead. He had a total of twenty-eight children.



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