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Biography Joseph Alston

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 2509
Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typed biography. Joseph Alston was born in 1821 in England, and he joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1839. He migrated to Nauvoo, Illinois, where he knew Joseph Smith, the first president of the Mormon Church. He migrated to Utah probably in 1850 and died in 1891.

Dates

  • 1940

Creator

Language of Materials

Materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use

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

Extent

1 folder (0.02 linear ft.) : (3 p.)

Biographical note

Alston was a writer of family histories and the daughter-in-law of Joseph Alston.

Custodial History

This item was photocopied from reel 51 of the 920 microfilm collection.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Photocopied from reel 51 of the 920 microfilm collection.

Appraisal

19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
Title
Register of Biography Joseph Alston
Status
completed
Author
Benjamin Sipes
Date
2011 April 6
Description rules
appm
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

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