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Philip Leget Edwards papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 812

Scope and Contents

This collection contains letters, pamphlets, and books, with information concerning Philip L. Edwards. The material ranges, for the most part, between the years 1834-1842.


  • 1834-1842


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

Biographical / Historical

Philip Leget Edwards was born in Kentucky on 14 July 1812. In about 1824, he and his family moved to Old Franklin, Missouri. Ten years later, Edwards joined Jason Leeαs missionary party and went with them to Oregon. During the winter of 1835-1836, he taught at a small school near Champoeg. He also served as treasurer of the Willamette Cattle Company, as well as being a member of the Oregon Temperance Society.


1 box (0.5 linear ft.)

Language of Materials


Other Finding Aids

Item-level inventory available online.

Custodial History

The material in this collection was found in the papers of Dean Larsen, who passed away in June 2002.


19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.

Register of Philip Leget Edwards papers
Leslie Evens
2011 November 17
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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