Biography Joseph Alston
File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 2509
Scope and Contents
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.
- Alston, Louisa Grant (Person)
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.
Alston was a writer of family histories and the daughter-in-law of Joseph Alston.
1 folder (0.02 linear ft.) : (3 p.)
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.
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
- Register of Biography Joseph Alston
- Benjamin Sipes
- 2011 April 6
- Description rules
- Language of description
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- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.