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William Wilford Allen : his journal and other chapters of his life

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 7746

Scope and Contents

Contains a transcription of William W. Allen’s journal with commentary and other notes on his life, written and compiled by Allen C. Christensen. Also included is an electronic copy of the manuscript.


  • 2006


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 William Wilford Allen : his journal and other chapters of his life must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical history

Allen C. Christensen was born in 1935. He worked at BYU in the Ezra Taft Benson Agriculture and Food Institute for several years. He wrote a biography to complement the transcribed journal entries of William Wilford Allen, Allen C. Christensen’s great-grandfather.


1 folder (0.1 linear ft.)

Language of Materials



Materials left in original order.

Custodial History

Donated by Allen C. Christensen in 2011.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Allen C. Christensen; 2011.


19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.

Documents life as a missionary in England in the mid-nineteenth century.

Processing Information

Processed; Elizabeth Ballif, student manuscript processor, and John Murphy, curator; 2011.

Register of the William Wilford Allen : his journal and other chapters of his life
Elizabeth Ballif, student processor, John Murphy, curator
2011 February
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Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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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