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William James Frazier McAllister autobiography

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 3122

Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typescript. The item is an autobiography of William McAllister, who was born in Delaware in 1845. McAllister writes about his father who served in the Methodist and Episcopal Churches. McAllister's father and the rest of his family were converted to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1860. McAllister migrated to Utah in 1861 but returned to help other pioneers to come to Utah. He served as a cavalryman in Utah's Black Hawk War and settled in St. George, Utah, in 1867. He married Eleanor Jackson Adams in 1869. He served as a missionary for his faith to the Zuni Indians of Arizona and later settled in Kanab, Utah. He later took a second wife.


  • approximately 1885


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 William James Frazier McAllister autobiography must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.


1 item (7 p.)(0.03 linear ft.)

Custodial History

This item was photocopied from the 920 microfilm collection.


19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.

Register of William James Frazier McAllister autobiography
In Progress
Benjamin Sipes
2011 February 22
Description rules
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