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William Addington Martindale papers

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 3101

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of photocopies of the original materials documenting the history of Duncan's Retreat, Utah, biographical information on William Addington Martindale, journal entries from William Martindale, and photographs. The folders are contained in one box.


  • 1845-1924


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

Biographical / Historical

William Addington Martindale, son of James and Elizabeth Addington Martindale, was born June 11, 1814 in Washington, Wayne County, Indiana. He joined The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on January 20, 1840. He served several missions throughout his life, including one to Texas which included a visit to Lyman Wight to see if he was ready to return to the Church. He died February 14, 1873 in Duncans Retreat, located in Southern Utah.


1 box (0.5 linear ft.)

Language of Materials


Other Finding Aids

Item-level inventory available online.

Custodial History

The original material remained with the family until the photocopies were donated to the BYU L. Tom Perry Special Collections in March 2001. All original materials remain with the Martindale family.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donation; Dawn C. Martindale.


19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.

Existence and Location of Originals

All collection materials--Martindale family.

Related Materials

See also William Addington Martindale papers (MSS SC 392), L. Tom Perry Special Collections.

Register of William Addington Martindale papers
Rose Frank
18 March 2011
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