Biography of Alexander Melville
Scope and Contents
Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typewritten autobiography. Melville was born in Scotland in 1821, worked on a ship that hunted whales, lived in Nauvoo, Illinois, and migrated to Utah in 1852. He lived in Provo, Utah, campaigned against Utah Indians in 1853, and settled in Fillmore, Utah. He died in 1911.
- Melville, Alexander (Person)
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Biographical / Historical
Member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints who migrated to Utah.
1 folder (0.02 linear ft.) : 5 p.
Language of Materials
This item was photocopied from the 920 microfilm collection, reel 51.
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
- Register of Biography of Alexander Melville
- Rose Frank
- 9 March 2011
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- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.