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Miskin family history papers, 1850-1998

Identifier: MSS 8071 Series 3

Scope and Contents

Contains the family history papers of the A.R. and Lovina Miskin family including family group records, pedigree charts, long playing records, and other material from the Belnap, Hammon, and Miskin families of Utah, Idaho, and Kansas. Dates range from 1850-1998.


  • 1850-1998


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 the A. R. Miskin papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Coordinatin Committee.

Biographical History

The Miskins were a Mormon family in southeastern Idaho.

A. R. Miskin (1876-1960) had joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints with his family in Kansas in 1889. They moved west, and settled in the area around Fairview, Idaho. They homesteaded, working to establish farm and operating a store. A. R. married Luvina Velate Belnap (1885-1969), and together they had fourteen children. The family moved to Ucon, Idaho, where they farmed and operated a machine shop producing scrapers.


10 folders

3 cartons

6 oversize boxes

Language of Materials



Arranged into six subseries: 1. A.R. and Luvina Miskin family papers, 1919-1969. 2. Miskin family history, 1910-1979. 3. Miskin family collection on Belnap family, 1920-1998. 4. Miskin family collection on Hammon family, 1920-1969. 5. Miskin family photographs, 1850-1950. 6. Sound recording of A. R. Miskin funeral, 1960.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States