Theodore McKean family record book
File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 1990
Scope and Contents
One handwritten record book (150 pages) and one newspaper clipping. The record book documents the genealogy of the McKean family. It also includes a short autobiography of Theodore McKean. He describes his youth, his conversion to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and his various business affairs. Materials dated 1877 to 1887.
- McKean, Theodore (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 use material from this collection must be obtained from Reference Services at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Theodore McKean was born in 1829 in New Jersey. He received a good education and worked in merchandising with his father and uncles. He married Mary P. Gulick. He was baptized into The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and sacrificed his business aspirations to travel west with the Saints. He and his family lived in Salt Lake City for a time but had to evacuate to Provo. Theodore died in 1897.
1 folder (0.01 linear ft)
Donated by Richard E. Ajax in 1982.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated; Richard E. Ajax; 1982.
19th Century Mormon and Western Manuscripts.
Existence and Location of Copies
Transcription available in folder 2.
Processed; Megan Hall; April 5, 2021; Transcription added.
- Register of Theodore McKean family record book
- In Progress
- Elisa Visick
- 2010 September 17
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- Language of description
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- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.