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David Matthew Kennedy papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1583

Scope and Contents

Diaries, correspondence, business and political records, reports, and miscellaneous items relating to Kennedy's banking and political assignments.


  • 1918-1979


Conditions Governing Access

Restricted. Permission to access materials must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from David Matthew Kennedy papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

David Matthew Kennedy (1905-1996) was president and chairman of the Board of Continental Bank in Chicago and Secretary of the Treasury under President Richard Nixon. Later he was appointed Ambassador-at-large and U.S. representative to NATO. He also served as special representative to the First Presidency of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.


35 boxes (17.5 linear ft.)

Language of Materials


Other Finding Aids

Finding guide available in repository.

Other Finding Aids

Item-level inventory available online.


Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).

Register of David Matthew Kennedy papers
Garrett Schroath
2011 May 3
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.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States