Alfred S. Cordon biography on Ralph Purl Cordon

Alfred S. Cordon biography on Ralph Purl Cordon

Dates: 1987

The Alfred S. Cordon biography on Ralph Purl Cordon is a typed ten page biography on Purl Cordon's life as well as the lives of his children. Ralph Purl Cordon was born 27 September 1886 in Willard, UT, as the eldest of eleven children. He was an esteemed mail carrier and bishop and died 20 April 1951.

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.05 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Cordon, Alfred S.
  • Call Number: MSS 6252
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602;
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
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It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Alfred S. Cordon biography on Ralph Purl Cordon 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 6252; Alfred S. Cordon biography on Ralph Purl Cordon; 20th Century Western and Mormon Americana; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 6252, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by Alfred S. Cordon in 1988.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Alfred S. Cordon; 1988.
Subject Terms
Cordon, Ralph Purl, 1886-1951--Biography; Home and Family; Social Life and Customs
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Processing Information
Processed; Katie Connors, student processor, John Murphy, curator; 2008.
Appraisal Information
20th Centuey Western and Mormon Americana because the biography relates to the history of Mormons in the west.
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Finding Aid Title
Cordon (Alfred S.) biography on Ralph Purl Cordon
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Katie Connors, student processor; John Murphy Curator; 2008
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-07-08T11:05-0600
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Biographical History

Alfred S. Cordon, son of Purl Cordon, was born in the year 1934 and was raised in Ashton, Idaho. He has five children and resides in Utah.

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