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Biographical sketch of George Cunningham

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Identifier: MSS SC 3288

Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typewritten biography. Loveless writes about the live of George Cunningham. Cunningham was born in 1840 in England an later joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints with his parents. He migrated to Utah in 1856 with the James Willie handcart company. Most of the biography is Cunningham's account of the miseries of the trek in the handcart company, written when he was 30 years old. Cunningham settled in American Fork, Utah, and was a prominent citizen there. He died in 1913.


  • 1870-1930


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 Biographical sketch of George Cunningham must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical / Historical

Loveless was a writer of family histories.


1 v. (7 p.)

Custodial History

This item was photocopied from the 920 microfilm collection, reel 51.


19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
Register of Biographical sketch of George Cunningham
In Progress
Rose Frank
3 March 2011
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