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Biography : Robert Kirkman

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Identifier: MSS 2542

Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typewritten biography. Kirkman was born in 1845 in England. He was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and he migrated to Utah in 1856 with the ill-fated Willie handcart company. Robert Kirkman lost part of his toes to the cold. He settled in American Fork, Utah, where he died in 1902.


  • 1940


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 Biography : Robert Kirkman must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical note

Wing was a writer of family histories and a daughter of Robert Kirkman.


1 item (1 p.)(0.01 linear ft.)

Custodial History

This item was photocopied from reel 51 of the 920 microfilm collection. SCM 000 298.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Photocopied from reel 51 of the 920 microfilm collection. SCM 000 298.


19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
Register of Biography : Robert Kirkman
Benjamin Sipes
2011 April 6
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