William Coleman Allen biography

William Coleman Allen biography

Dates: 1843-1917

Photocopy of short typewritten biography. Crossed the plains to Utah with the pioneers as a child in 1847, settled with family in Mill Creek Canyon and, in 1851, in Draper. In 1876, called by Brigham Young to head the colonization of the Little Colorado River settlements in Arizona. Moved back to Draper in 1884.

  • Extent: 1 item (8 leaves)
  • Creator: Tanner, George S.
  • Call Number: MSS SC 769
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84606; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
Languages and Scripts
Materials are in English.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from George S. Tanner Collection 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 769; George S. Tanner Collection; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 769, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated.
Acquisition Information
George S. Tanner Collection.
Subject Terms
Allen, William C., 1843-1926; Home and Family; Mormon Church--Arizona--History; Mormons--Colonization--Arizona--History; Social Life and Customs
Genre / Form
Biography
Appraisal Information
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (19th century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy).
Finding Aid ID Number
UPB_MSSSC769
Finding Aid Title
Allen (William Coleman) biography
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Elisa Visick
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2010-10-05T08:35-0600
Finding Aid Language
English
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Early Mormon pioneer and colonizer.



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Ryan Lee
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