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David Hammond Allred letter

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 79

Scope and Contents

Letter dated January 24, 1976 and addressed to LeGrand Baker, an archivist at Brigham Young University. Allred writes about John Markland Jones, a convert to the Mormon Church who migrated to Utah and later to Los Angeles County, California.


  • 1976


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Open for public research.

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It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from David Hammond Allred letter must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical / Historical

David Hammond Allred (1908-2001) was a director of the New Zealand Visitors Center and served in the United States Governemnt.

David Hammond Allred was born May 17, 1908 in Raymond, Alberta, Canada to parents J. Urban Allred and Amelia May Hammond. He went on to serve a three-year mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Samoa in 1926. After graduating from Brigham Young University in 1934, he attended George Washington University and recieved a Masters Degree in Economics from American University. Hammond Allred married Mary Inez Hall on June 5, 1936 in the Salt Lake Temple, with whom he had 4 children. He served the United States Government in the Agricultural Department, Soil Conservation Service, Office of Inter-American Affairs, and in the War Food Administration. He was an active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and served several missions during his lifetime, including one in New Zealand as director of the New Zealand Vistors Center in 1976. Hammond Allred passed away December 3, 2001 in Bountiful, Utah.


1 p. (0.08 linear ft.)

Language of Materials


Custodial History

Donated in 1976.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; 1976.


Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).

Register of David Hammond Allred letter
Benjamin Sipes
2010 June 7
Description rules
Language of description
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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