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Abraham Brigham Liechty papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 7430

Scope and Contents

Collection contains memorabilia from Abraham Brigham Liechty's mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to Germany. This memorabilia includes journals, schedules, baptism records, and various books printed in German. Other items in the collection include personal documents, photographs, and a wooden tool. Materials date from between 1870 and 1903.


  • approximately 1870-1903


Language of Materials

Materials in English and German.

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 the Abraham Brigham Liechty papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

Abraham Brigham Liechty (1870-1963) was an blacksmith and engineer in Utah. He served as a Mormon missionary in Germany between 1901 and 1903.

Abraham Brigham Liechty was born on March 10, 1870 to Johannes and Louisa Wintch Liechty in Provo, Utah. He was married to Ida Stucki on January 20, 1897 in Salt Lake City, Utah. Ida bore three children before passing away on December 12, 1900. Abraham then served a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to Germany from February of 1901 to October of 1903. On April 20, 1904, he married Louise Reinwald, who bore him four more children. He and Louise raised seven children together. Abraham Brigham Liechty died on November 6, 1963 in Provo.


1 half box (0.25 linear ft.)

1 box ((0.5 linear ft.) )


Arranged by material type.

Other Finding Aids

Inventory available in the repository upon request.

Custodial History

Donated by Kent W. Payne in 2009.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Kent W. Payne; 2009.


19th Century Mormon and Western Manuscripts.

Collection contains materials related to the LDS German mission in the early twentieth century.

Processing Information

Processed; Audrey Spainhower, student manuscript processor, and John Murphy, curator; 2010.
Register of the Abraham Brigham Liechty papers
John Murphy, curator, and Audrey Spainhower, student manuscript processor
2010 June
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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