Alice Dandy Ollerton biography

Alice Dandy Ollerton biography

Dates: approximately 1980

Typescript of the biography of Alice Dandy Ollerton, English convert to the Mormon Church. This item describes the handcart trek across the plains which took the lives of Ollerton's husband, daughter, and herself.

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.04 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Jensen, Rose V.
  • Call Number: MSS SC 1710
  • 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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It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Alice Dandy Ollerton biography 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 1710; Alice Dandy Ollerton biography; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 1710, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by Sadie Ollerton Clark in 1980.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Sadie Ollerton Clark; 1980.
Subject Terms
Edward Martin Emigrating Company; Ollerton, Alice Dandy, 1802-1856; Immigration and American Expansion; Mormon handcart companies; Mormons--United States--History; Pioneers
Genre / Form
Biography--19th century
Appraisal Information
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
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Finding Aid Title
Ollerton (Alice Dandy) biography
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Benjamin Sipes
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-02-23T04:15-0700
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Biographical Note

Great granddaughter of Alice Dandy Ollerton living in Scipio, Utah.

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Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts