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Biographical sketch of John Oxenham

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2915

Scope and Contents

A typed biographical sketch of John Oxenham, an English author. His real name was William Arthur Dunkerley. Mentions his business experiences in France and the United States. Mainly traces the beginnings of his writing career.


  • approximately 1948


Language of Materials

Materials are in English.

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

Biographical note

Daughter of English author, John Oxenham.


1 v. (17 leaves)(0.05 linear ft.)

Custodial History

Typed near end of biographical sketch: "To Peggy -from Mary Beth." The sketch was found among possessions of Patricia Stetson's grandmother after the latter's death. It is not known how she came into possession of the item, nor what ties she may have had to the Oxenhams. Donor sent item to a family history library. It was subsequently forwarded to Special Collections at Brigham Young University.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Patricia Stetson; 1996.


19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.

Register of Biographical sketch of John Oxenham
In Progress
Benjamin Sipes
2010 December 28
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