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Jesse Knight papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1434

Scope and Contents

Collection includes various biographical materials including patriarchal blessings, biography of Knight by Inez Knight Allen, funeral tributes to Knight, legal and financial records of the Blue Bench Irrigation Company and correspondence concerning the Jesse Knight Trust Fund established for Brigham Young University students. Also included are writings about Knight by Mark Allen.

Dates

  • 1856-1945

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

Biographical History

Jesse Knight (1845-1921) was a businessman and philanthropist in Utah.

Extent

1 box (0.5 linear ft.)

Language

English

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Mark Allen; 1974.

Appraisal

19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.

Creator

Title
Register of Jesse Knight papers
Status
Completed
Author
Andrea Wyss
Date
2011 March 11
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