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James E. Lincoln papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 4192

Scope and Contents note

Photocopies of original poetry, 1945-1975. 225 pages’ work, on various topics (elements of classical mythology, God and religion, nature, etc.), addressed to various friends.


  • 1945-1975


Conditions Governing Access note

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use note

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

Biographical History

James Edward Lincoln, October 1, 1900, was the fifth of seven children (including his twin, William Edumand, who died later that day) born to Alfred Agustus and Sarah Nicholson Lincoln, at Plymouth, Massachusetts (marriage/family and death information unavailable), only four of whom lived to adulthood. Lincoln was still living in 1975.


1 folder (0.1 linear ft.)

Language of Materials



Photocopies of James E. Lincoln's original poetry, 1945-1975.

Custodial History note

Donated by Helen Perna in 1989.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Donated; Helen Perna; 1989.

Appraisal note

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

Processing Information note

Processed; Amanda Clark; 30 July 2007.

Register of James E. Lincoln papers
Amanda Clark and Karen Glenn, student processors, and John Murphy, curator
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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