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Zadok Knapp Judd Jr. papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 8461

Scope and Contents

Materials include records related to Zadok Knapp Judd Jr. Includes two journals Judd kept while serving in the Southern States Mission from 1880 to 1884. Journals also include patriarchal blessings for Zadok and his wife, Ada, and some photographs. Also includes an autobiographical sketch dated 1944; a history of Zadok and his family dated approximately 1953; and, an issue of the "Red Rock Review," published by the Kanab City Arts Council, from November 2011 that has a picture of the windmill on the Judd family property in Kanab, Utah. Dated 1880-2011.


  • 1880-2011


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 Zadok Knapp Judd Jr. papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical Note

Zadok Knapp Judd Jr. (1855-1952) was a Mormon Missionary from Utah.

Zadok Knapp Judd Jr. was born on Nov. 25, 1855, in Parowan, Utah, to Zadok Knapp Judd and Mary Minerva Dart Judd. He married Rhoda Marie "Ada" Howell on January 23, 1884 in St. George Utah, and they had ten children together. He served as a Mormon missionary from 1881 to 1884 in the Southern States Mission. Zadok Knapp Judd Jr. died on March 9, 1952 in Kanab, Utah.


5 folders (0.3 linear ft.)

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Custodial History

Donated by Allen Carl Asay and Thea Asay Daniel in 2014.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Allen Carl Asay and Thea Asay Daniel; May 2014.


Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (19th Century Mormon and Western Manuscripts collection development policy 1.V, November 2013.)

Related Materials

For related materials, see Thea Daniel collection on Judd family (MSS 7960) and Isaac Osborn Brown notebook (MSS 8462).

Processing Information

Initial citation: MSS 8461; Zadok Knapp Judd Jr. papers; 19th Century Mormon and Western Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University.

Following citations: MSS 8461, LTPSC.

Register of Zadok Knapp Judd Jr. papers
Nate Burroughs
2014 September 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