Life History of Albert Douglas Dickson

Life History of Albert Douglas Dickson

Dates: 1892-1922

Typescript of an autobiography. Dickson migrated to Utah in 1852. He first settled in American Fork but later moved to Kaysville. He participated in resisting the U.S. Army during the Utah War, mentions the Morrisite War, and moved to Richville, Utah, where he served as bishop of the Richville Ward of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Also included are poems dedicated to Dickson and some anecdotes on his life.

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.01 linear ft.) : 9 p.
  • Creator: Dickson, Albert Douglas, 1840-1923
  • Call Number: MSS 752
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th 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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Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS 752; Life History of Albert Douglas Dickson; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 752, LTPSC.
Subject Terms
Dickson, Albert Douglas, 1840-1923; American Fork (Utah)--History; Immigration and American Expansion; Mormon pioneers--History; Mormons--Utah--History; Morrisite War, 1862; Pioneers; Richville (Utah)--History; Utah Expedition (1857-1858)
Genre / Form
American poetry--19th century; Autobiographies; Typescripts
Appraisal Information
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
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Finding Aid Title
Dickson (Albert Douglas), Life History of
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Finding aid prepared by Rose Frank
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This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-05-18T04:20-0600
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Biographical Info:

Biographical/Historical note

Mormon pioneer.

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