McAlexander family photograph album

McAlexander family photograph album

Dates: 1922-1926

Includes 284 photographs of the McAlexander family, including many photographs of Fort Douglas during Ulysses Grant McAlexander's service as commander. Also includes everyday events, as well as McAlexander family vacations.

  • Extent: 1 oversize box (1 linear ft.)
  • Creator: McAlexander (Family : McAlexander, Ulysses Grant, 1864-1936)
  • Call Number: MSS 8012
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; Photograph Archives; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research. Item kept in cold storage; access requires 24 hours advance notice.
Languages and Scripts
English
Arrangement
Maintained in original order.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from McAlexander family photograph album 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 8012; McAlexander family photograph album; Photograph Archives; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 8012, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Collection was purchased by the L. Tom Perry Special collection in 2012 from Ron Lerner.
Acquisition Information
Purchased; Ron Lerner; 2012.
Subject Terms
McAlexander family--Photographs; McAlexander, Ulysses Grant, 1864-1936--Photographs; Fort Douglas (Utah)--Photographs; Images; Material Types
Genre / Form
Photograph albums; Photographs
Processing Information
Processed; Lionel Thomas, student photograph processor; 2012.
Appraisal Information
Photographs (Photograph Archives).
Finding Aid ID Number
UPB_MSS8012
Finding Aid Title
McAlexander family photograph album
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Lionel Thomas
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2012-11-28T13:00-0700
Finding Aid Language
English
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

The McAlexander family was an American military family. Ulysses Grant McAlexander (1864-1936), a career soldier, married May Skinner (1865-1920) in York, Ontario in 1887. They had one son, Perry Harlan McAlexander (1888-1952). Ulysses Grant McAlexander served as commanding officer at Fort Douglas, Utah in 1922.



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