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Mitchell Bronk family papers

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 5985

Scope and Contents note

Materials concerning the Bronk (thought to be Brunck originally) family. Collection includes articles, especially by Mitchell Bronk, newspaper clippings including obituaries of family members, compiled genealogical information, and letters. All materials are copies, 1639-1958. This collection contains historical information about the Manchester, New York area.


  • 1639-1958


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 Mitchell Bronk family papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

Mitchell Bronk was born 24 November 1862 in Manchester, Ontario, New York to Abram Bronk and Cynthia Brewster. He was a minister at the Ascension Baptist Church in New York.


1 folder (0.10 linear ft.)

Language of Materials



Collection of material on the Bronk (Brunck) family, including articles by Mitchell Bronk, 1639-1958.

Custodial History note

Claire Freedman, an archivist at the Rockefeller Archives, donated these materials from a discarded collection in 1990.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Donated; Claire Freedman; 1990.

Appraisal note

Utah and the American West (Collection development policy for 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts, August 2007).

Processing Information note

Processed; Melissa Cowles; 7 November 2007.

Register of Mitchell Bronk family papers
Karen Glenn and Melissa Cowles, student processors and John Murphy, curator
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