Philip Leget Edwards papers

Philip Leget Edwards papers

Dates: 1834-1842

This collection contains letters, pamphlets, and books, with information concerning Philip L. Edwards. The material ranges, for the most part, between the years 1834-1842.

  • Extent: 1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Edwards, Philip Leget, 1812-1869
  • Call Number: Vault MSS 812
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602;
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
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Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Collection must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: Vault MSS 812; Philip Leget Edwards papers; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: Vault MSS 812, LTPSC.
Custodial History
The material in this collection was found in the papers of Dean Larsen, who passed away in June 2002.
Other Finding Aids
Item-level inventory available online.
Subject Terms
Bidwell, John, 1819-1900; Ewing, Finis, 1773-1841; Immigration and American Expansion; Missionaries
Genre / Form
Books; Letters; Pamphlets
Appraisal Information
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (19th century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).
Finding Aid ID Number
Finding Aid Title
Edwards (Philip Leget) papers
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Leslie Evens
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-08-19T10:57-0600
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Biographical Info:

Biographical/Historical note

Philip Leget Edwards was born in Kentucky on 14 July 1812. In about 1824, he and his family moved to Old Franklin, Missouri. Ten years later, Edwards joined Jason Lee?s missionary party and went with them to Oregon. During the winter of 1835-1836, he taught at a small school near Champoeg. He also served as treasurer of the Willamette Cattle Company, as well as being a member of the Oregon Temperance Society.

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