Edgar F. Kleiner Mormon Publications Collection

 Collection
Identifier: NC1313

Scope and Contents

Collection contains six brochures and pamphlets dealing with early Mormon history in the United States and Utah purchased by Kleiner in Salt Lake City in the early 1950s.

Dates

  • 1884-1910

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research. Materials must be used on-site; advance notice suggested. Access to parts of this collection may be restricted under provisions of state or federal law.

Historical Note

Edgar F. Kleiner was a member of the Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City until 1969 when he joined the University of Nevada, Reno Department of Biology faculty. He taught at UNR until 1989 as Professor Emeritus. While in Salt Lake City, Kleiner collected publications on early Mormon history.

Extent

0.1 Cubic Feet (4 folders)

Language of Materials

English

Overview

Edgar F. Kleiner was a professor of Biology at UNR from 1969-1983. He collected publications on early Mormon history in the United States and Utah. Collection contains six Mormon-related publications purchased by Kleiner in Salt Lake City in the early 1950s.

Arrangement

Unarranged.

Physical Characteristics Requirement

Brigham's Destroying Angel, Uncle Sam's Abcesses, and The Mountain Meadows Massacre are in poor condition; special handling will be required.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by Edgar F. Kleiner in December 2009.

Creator

Title
Guide to the Edgar F. Kleiner Mormon Publications Collection
Status
For Mcd Review
Author
Jessica Maddox
Date
February 2018
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

Part of the University of Nevada, Reno. Special Collections Department Repository

Contact:
Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center
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