Justin Willis Knapp papers
Scope and Contents
The contents of this collection include: autobiographies, missionary record books, and a mission account book of Justin Willis Knapp. Alma Helaman Hale, Jr. Collection was donated by the same donor. She is a descendent of both of the men. Mabel F. Hale was the daughter of Alma Helaman Hale, Jr, who married Justin Willis Knapp. Autobiography of Justin Willis Knapp and Samuel Rich South; and Central States Mission.
- South, Melinda, 1970- (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
Justin Willis Knapp was born on October 5, 1886 to Justin Abraham Knapp and Anna Eliza Lemmon in Richmond, Cache, Utah. Served a mission to the Central States, commencing in 1908. Married Mabel F. Hale on August 17, 1910 in Salt Lake Temple. They had nine children, though only seven lived to adulthood. Died June 15, 1969.
1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
Collection consists of two series: Series 1 Justin Willis Knapp autobiographies and Series 2 Justin Willis Knapp mission papers.
Other Finding Aids
File-level inventory available online. http://files.lib.byu.edu/ead/XML/MSS2085.xml
The collection was donated to the Brigham Young University Library on 8 December 1997. Melinda South, a descendant of the creator of the collection.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated; Melinda South.
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints
- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Central States Mission
- Knapp, Justin Willis, 1886-1969
- Missions and Missionaries
- Mormon Church -- Missions -- Central States
- Mormon missionaries -- Central States
- Rexburg (Idaho)
- South, Samuel Rich, 1871-1949
- Register of Justin Willis Knapp papers
- Rose Frank
- 18 March 2011
- Description rules
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.