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DeWitt family histories

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2983
Collection includes three family histories from the DeWitt and Kempe families, which include typescripts of correspondence and journals, reproductions of photographs, and other biographical information. The histories themselves describe the lives of Elijah Reeves DeWitt, Abel Alexander DeWitt Sr., Abel Alexander DeWitt Jr., Christopher Jensen Kempe, and Ruth Leila Kempe. Includes information on their experiences in Utah, Illinois, Indiana, and at Brigham Young Academy.

Dates

  • 2004-2005

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 DeWitt family histories must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Extent

3 folders ; (.25 linear ft.)

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Ruth L. Wake; 2004, 2005.

Appraisal

19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.

General

Organization and arrang. Arranged by date: 1. Our heritage : book 1 / compiled by Ruth L. (DeWitt) Wake. 2. Our heritage : book 2 / compiled by Ruth L. (DeWitt) Wake. 3. Ruth Leila Kempe : she lived! / Caroline Elia Seguritan.

Creator

Title
Register of DeWitt family histories
Author
Rose Frank
Date
6/9/2011
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

Contact:
1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States