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William L. Watkins biographical sketches

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 60

Scope and Contents

Typescript (plus carbon copy) of an autobiography written by Watkins which gives a life history from his birth until his arrival in Utah in 1852. Also includes a typewritten biography of Watkins from 1852 to his death, written by his daughter, Aurilla Watkins Whipple. Also includes a typescript of Watkins' certificate of United States citizenship and a letter from the donor.

Dates

  • 1827-1911

Creator

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 L. Watkins biographical sketches must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical / Historical

Emigrant from England, school teacher, bookkeeper, churchman.

Extent

24 p.

Language

English

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Aurilla Watkins Whipple; 1976.

Appraisal

19th Century Mormon and Western Manuscripts.

Title
Register of William L. Watkins biographical sketches
Status
In Progress
Date
2010 May 21
Description rules
Appm
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

Contact:
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Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States