William L. Watkins biographical sketches
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.
- Watkins, William Lampard, 1827-1911 (Person)
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.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated; Aurilla Watkins Whipple; 1976.
19th Century Mormon and Western Manuscripts.
- Register of William L. Watkins biographical sketches
- In Progress
- 2010 May 21
- Description rules
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.