Philip Leget Edwards papers
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.
- Edwards, Philip Leget, 1812-1869 (Person)
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. http://files.lib.byu.edu/ead/XML/VMSS812.xml
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.