William Addington Martindale papers

William Addington Martindale papers

Dates: 1845-1924

The collection consists of photocopies of the original materials documenting the history of Duncan's Retreat, Utah, biographical information on William Addington Martindale, journal entries from William Martindale, and photographs. The folders are contained in one box.

  • Extent: 1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Martindale, William Addington, 1814-1873
  • Call Number: MSS SC 3101
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
Languages and Scripts
Location of Originals
All collection materials--Martindale family.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from William Addington Martindale papers 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 3101; William Addington Martindale papers; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 3101, LTPSC.
Custodial History
The original material remained with the family until the photocopies were donated to the BYU L. Tom Perry Special Collections in March 2001. All original materials remain with the Martindale family.
Acquisition Information
Donation; Dawn C. Martindale.
Other Finding Aids
Item-level inventory available online. http://files.lib.byu.edu/ead/XML/MSSSC3101.xml
Related Material
See also William Addington Martindale papers (MSS SC 392), L. Tom Perry Special Collections.
Subject Terms
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--Missions--Louisiana--History; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--Missions--Nebraska--History; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--Missions--Texas--History; Martindale family; Martindale, William Addington, 1814-1873; Alquina (Ind.)--History; Religion; Duncans Retreat (Utah)--History; Duncans Retreat (Utah)--Maps; Grand Bluff (Tex.)--History; Grantsville (Utah)--History; Greenwood (La.)--History; Missions and Missionaries; Mormonism (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints); Omaha (Neb.)--History; Panola County (Tex.)--History; Washington County (Utah)--History
Genre / Form
Biography; Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); Diaries; Local histories--Utah--Duncans Retreat; Obituaries; Photocopies; Photographs
Appraisal Information
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
Finding Aid ID Number
Finding Aid Title
Martindale (William Addington) papers
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Rose Frank
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-11-10T04:14-0700
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Biographical/Historical note

William Addington Martindale, son of James and Elizabeth Addington Martindale, was born June 11, 1814 in Washington, Wayne County, Indiana. He joined The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on January 20, 1840. He served several missions throughout his life, including one to Texas which included a visit to Lyman Wight to see if he was ready to return to the Church. He died February 14, 1873 in Duncans Retreat, located in Southern Utah.

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Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts