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Louis Oscar Brandley family histories

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 6277

Scope and Contents note

The Louis Oscar Brandley family histories consist of the autobiography of Louis Brandley tracing back from his childhood to his courtship and marriage. Also included is a written piece entitled, "The Family Life of a Polygamist," a typed history of the life of Johann Theodore Brandley, Margaret Keeler Brandley, and Eliza Zaugg Brandley. Also contained are two poems written by Margaret Keeler Brandley, the mother of Louis Brandley.

Dates

  • 1978

Creator

Conditions Governing Access note

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use note

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

Biographical History

Louis Oscar Brandley was born in 1889. He was born in Utah but mainly lived his life in Canada. He married Edda Anderson on 28 May 1919. He was raised in a Mormon Colony in Canada and describes his experiences there. He passed away in 1984.

Extent

1 folder (0.1 linear ft.)

Language

English

Abstract

The Louis Oscar Brandley family histories contain an autobiography of Louis Brandley as well as typed histories of the life of his father, Johann Theodore Brandley; his mother, Margaret Keeler Brandley; and Eliza Zaugg Brandley. Also contained are two poems written by his mother.

Custodial History note

Donated by Louis Oscar Brandley in 1989.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Donated; Louis Oscar Brandley; 1989.

Appraisal note

20th Century Western and Mormon Americana because the collection provides information regarding Mormon family life in the 19th and 20th centuries.

Related Archival Materials note

Louis Brandley oral history interview: tape and transcript, 1982 July 24 sound recording; MSS OH 645.

Processing Information note

Processed; Katie Connors, student processor; John Murphy, curator; 2008.
Title
Register of Louis Oscar Brandley family histories
Status
Completed
Author
Katie Connors, student processor; John Murphy, curator; 2008
Date
4 September 2008
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

Contact:
1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States