Ambrotype of Alexander William Doniphan

Ambrotype of Alexander William Doniphan

Dates: approximately 1857

Ambrotype of Alexander William Doniphan, Jr. taken around 1857.

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.01 linear ft.)
  • Call Number: MSS 7392
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; Photograph Archives; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602;
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
Languages and Scripts
Technical Requirements
Kept in cold storage; access requires 24 hours advance notice.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from this collection 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 7392; Ambrotype of Alexander William Doniphan; Photograph Archives; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 7392, LTPSC.
Acquisition Information
Donated; William J. Curtis; 2009.
Subject Terms
Doniphan, Alexander William--Photographs; Images; Material Types
Genre / Form
Processing Information
Processed; Whitney Peterson; 2009.
Appraisal Information
Photograph (Photograph Archives).
Finding Aid ID Number
Finding Aid Title
Ambrotype of Doniphan (Alexander William)
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Whitney Peterson
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-05-18T04:13-0600
Finding Aid Language
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Alexander William Doniphan was born in September of 1840 as the son of Gen. Alexander Doniphan, who was hired as a lawyer by Joseph Smith. He died at 17 years old in May of 1858.

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