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Genealogical Library collection

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 6879

Scope and Contents note

Collection contains two boxes of photocopied personal histories, journals, letters, and an original manuscript entitled, "La Premiere Moitre du XIX." These items are dated from between 1825 and 1975.


  • 1825-1975


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 Genealogical Library collection must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Administrative History

The Genealogical Department of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints formed in a reorganization of the Church's Genealogical Society in 1974. It was first established as the Genealogical Society of Utah in 1894. The Genealogical Department maintained the Genealogical Library, located in Salt Lake City, Utah. The Genealogical Department was renamed the Family History Department in 1987, and the Genealogical Library became known as the Family History Library.


2 boxes (1 linear ft.)

Language of Materials



Collection includes two boxes containing personal histories.

Custodial History note

Donated by the Genealogical Library in 1977.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Donated; Genealogical Library; 1977.

Appraisal note

19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.

Processing Information note

Processed; Elizabeth Ballif, student processor, and John Murphy, curator; 2009.

Register of Genealogical Library collection
Elizabeth Ballif, student processor, and John Murphy, curator
15 May 2009
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