Alfred Hall letters

Alfred Hall letters

Dates: 1857-1869

5 ALS's to his mother which include descriptions of ship life, whales and whaling, Honolulu, Hawaii, the Sandwich Islands and the inadvisability of life as a whaler. Also includes a certificate (photocopy) concerning Hall's birthplace.

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.08 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Hall, Alfred
  • Call Number: MSS SC 133
  • 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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Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Alfred Hall letters 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 SC 133; Alfred Hall letters; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 133, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Purchased from Fred A. Rosenstock in 1974.
Acquisition Information
Purchased; Fred A. Rosenstock; 1974.
Subject Terms
Lagoda (Ship); Agriculture and Natural Resources; Fisheries and Wildlife; Honolulu (Hawaii)--History; Whales; Whaling; Whaling ships
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Appraisal Information
19th Century Mormon and Western Manuscripts.
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Finding Aid Title
Hall (Alfred) letters
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Elisa Visick
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-03-30T04:07-0600
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Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Carpenter aboard the whaling ship Lagoda.

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Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts