Alston family coats of arms
This collection consists of three versions of the Alston family coat of arms. Two smaller crests are attributed to W. Alston of Clifton, S.C. and Charles Alston of Fairfield, S.C. A third coat of arms, belonging to John Ashe Alston, is centered on a larger piece of paper upon which the history of the Alston family coat of arms, written by Alston Deas, is printed in pencil. Next to an illustration of an estoile, Alston Deas notes that this is the correct star to place upon the Alston family coat of arms. Alston Deas also explains the family motto found on all three crests ("Immotus") is Latin for "unmoved" or "immovable" and was intended as a play on the Alston name ("All stone").
- Deas, Alston, 1893-1985 (Compiler, Person)
Language of Material
Materials in English.
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1 folder (3 items) ; 9-28 cm.
Materials donated by Alston Deas.
- Inventory of the Alston Family Coats of Arms, undated
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