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Ambrotype of Alexander William Doniphan

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 7392
Ambrotype of Alexander William Doniphan, Jr. taken around 1857.


  • approximately 1857

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 this collection must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.


1 folder (0.01 linear ft.)


Ambrotype of Alexander William Doniphan

Biographical History

Alexander William Doniphan was born in September of 1840 as the son of Gen. Alexander Doniphan, who was hired as a lawyer by Joseph Smith. He died at 17 years old in May of 1858.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements note

Kept in cold storage; access requires 24 hours advance notice.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Donated; William J. Curtis; 2009.

Appraisal note

Photograph (Photograph Archives).

Processing Information note

Processed; Whitney Peterson; 2009.
Ambrotype of Alexander William Doniphancirca 1857
Whitney Peterson
Description rules
Language of description
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Revision Statements

  • finding aid revision date not supplied: <date calendar="gregorian" normal="20091014" era="ce">2009 October 14</date><item>Reviewed for DACS and subject compliance by Cory Nimer.</item>

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States