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Albert Winkler research papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 6052

Scope and Contents note

Contains research material printed from microfilm by Albert Winkler. Material includes fourteen different autobiographies, biographies, family histories and journal excerpts, and a brief paper about the Parowan Pioneers. Albert Winkler has provided handwritten summaries of the lives of most of these individuals. Dated 1790-1909.


  • 1790-1909


Conditions Governing Access note

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use note

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the Albert Winkler research papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

Albert Winkler is the senior librarian at Brigham Young University.

Albert Winkler is the American and British History librarian at Brigham Young University and has been a senior librarian since 1979. He received his BA and MA from Utah State University in 1973 and 1976, an MA from the Catholic University of America in 1980, and an MLS and PhD from Brigham Young University in 1981 and 1982, respectively.


1 box (0.5 linear ft.)

Language of Materials



Albert Winkler's research materials printed from microfilm, as well as handwritten biographies of the Paraowan Pioneers, 1790-1909.

Custodial History note

These items were once part of a much larger Albert Winkler collection. After slave narratives and other items were made into their own collections or combined with appropriate manuscripts, these biographies remained. They were donated by Albert Winkler sometime before 2008.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Donated; Albert Winkler; Before 2008.

Appraisal note

19th Century Mormon and Western Manuscripts.

Related Archival Materials note

BX 8670.1 .N331 Nelson, Bengt, Sr., 1834- . An autobiography of Bengt Nelson, Sr., together with a sketch of his wife Ellen J. Nelson with a short introduction and revision by Dr. J. C. Robison.

BX 8670 .M82 vol. 17 Bowler, James Samuel Page, 1845-1932. Autobiography of James Samuel Page Bowler.

BX 8670.1 .W212a 1976 Ward, George David, 1883-. This we share: life stories and genealogy of George David Ward, with progenitors / compiled by George David Ward, Callie Arrington Ward.

BX 8608 .A1 no.4360 Judd, Zadok Knapp, 1828-1909. My life was spared for some purpose: Zadok Knapp Judd and Jonathan Harriman Holmes in California and on the road home to Zion.

Processing Information note

Processed; H. Christine Swindler; 23 January 2008.

Register of Albert Winkler research papers
H. Christine Swindler and Karen Glenn, student processors and John Murphy, curator
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States