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Biographical sketch of William Walker Robinson

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 3330

Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typewritten biography. William Walker Robinson was born in 1833 in Manchester, England, and later joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He migrated to Utah in 1852 and settled in American Fork. He was involved in the rescue attempts of the Willie and Martin handcart companies, became the father of 16 children, and died at the age of 90.


  • 1930


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 Biographical sketch of William Walker Robinson must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical / Historical

Penrod was a writer of family histories.


1 item (3 p.)

Custodial History

This item was photocopied from reel 51 of the 920 microfilm collection.


19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.

Register of Biographical sketch of William Walker Robinson
Rose Frank
1 April 2011
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