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George and Sarah Russon Kirkham papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1487

Scope and Contents

Includes biographical and genalogical material about George Kirkham and his family, some excerpts from his journals (photocopies and typescripts) including his Latter-day Saint Church missionary journal while he was in England, 1888, drawings and poems by Kirkham, and correspondence, newspaper clippings and memorabilia from the scrapbook of Sarah Russon Kirkham pertaining to her husband, children and herself.

Dates

  • 1865-1929

Creator

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 George and Sarah Russon Kirkham papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

Mormon pioneer, builder, musician; and his second wife.

Extent

2 boxes (1 linear ft.)

Language

English

Other Finding Aids

File-level inventory available online. http://files.lib.byu.edu/ead/XML/MSS1487.xml

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Leonard A. and Bessie LaVerne Kirkham Fillerup; 1975 and 1976.

Appraisal

19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
Title
Register of George and Sarah Russon Kirkham papers
Status
Completed
Author
Andrea Wyss
Date
2011 March 10
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