Edgar F. Kleiner Mormon Publications Collection
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.
- Kleiner, Edgar F. (Collector, Person)
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.
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.
0.21 Linear Feet (4 folders)
Language of Materials
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.
Physical Characteristics Requirement
Brigham's Destroying Angel, Uncle Sam's Abscesses, 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.
- Guide to the Edgar F. Kleiner Mormon Publications Collection
- Jessica Maddox
- February 2018
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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