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Nellie Kauer family history

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 91

Scope and Contents

The folder contains 14 pages; a typewritten history of the Kauer family with handwritten corrections and genealogies of the Kauer family with information on the Maxham family as well. Included in the Kauer family history are correspondences with family members. The papers are dated circa 1947-1988.


  • 1947-1988


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

Family History

The origin of the Delap family is Scotland and Ireland. The spellings of the name are as follows: Delap, DeLap, DeLapp, Dunlop. Descendants settled in Wisconsin, New York, and Massachusetts. One family in particular joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-days Saints, but did not follow the Saints west. The folder contains thirty-five typewritten genealogy group sheets. The materials relate to the genealogies of the Delap and the Maxham families and correspondence from 1982. Also included are some brief biographical essays of family members.

Biographical / Historical

Nellie Kauer was a genealogist and family historian. On the family sheets is listed Helen (Nellie) Maud Huntley 1879-1959. She married a Kauer. Perhaps this is the author of this collection.


1 folder (0.01 linear ft.)

Language of Materials



19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.

Related Materials

See MSS 76 for the Asa Maxham family (1788), MSS 86 for the Maxham family, and MSS 89 for the Huntley family.

Register of Nellie Kauer family history
Rose Frank
23 March 2011
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