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Thomas E. Cheney papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1798

Scope and Contents

Twenty reel-to-reel tapes which record folk songs, typescripts of the recorded folk songs in two volumes, four volumes of folk songs, and one volume of Mormon folk tales. The materials relate largely to Mormon folklore and Mormon folk songs.


  • 1840-1963


Language of Materials

Materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

Mormon author, professor of English, vice president of Brigham Young University, and director of seminaries and institutes for the Mormon Church.


4 boxes (2 linear ft.)

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Thomas E. Cheney; 1798.


Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).

Register of Thomas E. Cheney papers
Garrett Schroath
2011 April 19
Description rules
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States