A biography of Alexander Williams

A biography of Alexander Williams

Dates: 1950

Typewritten biography. The year of the composition of the item is unknown. Kimball writes that Williams was a convert to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints who lived in Nauvoo, Illinois, migrated to Utah in 1847, had encounters with the Ute Indians, lived as a polygamist, and converted to the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.01 linear ft.) : 4 p.
  • Creator: Kimball, Croxier
  • Call Number: MSS 459
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
Languages and Scripts
English
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from A biography of Alexander Williams must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS 459; A biography of Alexander Williams; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 459, LTPSC.
Subject Terms
Provo (Utah)--History; Polygamy--Religious aspects--Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--History; Ute Indians--History; Pioneers; Immigration and American Expansion; Park City (Utah)--History; Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints--Utah--History; Williams, Alexander, 1803-1876; Kimball, Croxier
Genre / Form
Biography
Appraisal Information
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
Finding Aid ID Number
UPB_MSS459
Finding Aid Title
Biography of Alexander Williams
Finding Aid Author
Rose Frank
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on 2016-05-19 14:32:44 -0600.
Finding Aid Language
English
Biographical Info:

Biographical / Historical

Writer of family histories and grandson of Alexander Williams.



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