Charles H. Wilcken papers
Scope and Contents
Photocopies of newspaper clippings and miscellaneous documents relating to the lives of Charles W. Wilcken and his son David. The clippings largely tell of the life of Charles while many of the miscellaneous items relate to the marriage, Church activities, and employment of David.
- Wilcken, Charles Henry, 1831-1915 (Person)
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 Charles H. Wilcken papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Soldier, pioneer, and convert to the Mormon Church from Germany. He served in the Prussian army and later came to Utah with "Johnston's Army" and remained there. David Wilken was the son of Charles. David served as a missionary for the Mormon Church in Switzerland and worked as a guard at the Utah Sate Prison.
1 folder (0.07 linear ft.) : (32 p.)
Donated by Mrs. Ray D. Free in 1978.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated; Mrs. Ray D. Free; 1978.
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
Printed handwritten photocopies.
- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints
- Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)
- Immigration and American Expansion
- Missions and Missionaries
- Mormons -- Utah -- History
- Politics, Government, and Law
- Soldiers -- Germany -- Biography
- Soldiers -- Utah -- Biography
- Wilcken, David, 1870-1942
- Register of Charles H. Wilcken papers
- Benjamin Sipes
- 2010 August 3
- 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.