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Ursenbach, Octave W. (Octave Willis), 1893-1981



  • Existence: 1893 - 1981

biographical statement

Citation:, viewed Jan. 18, 2008 (Octave W. Ursenbach; Octave Willis Ursenbach; b. Sept. 6, 1893 in Morgan, Utah; d. Jan. 23, 1981 in Provo, Utah)

Brigham Young University, L. Tom Perry Special Collections worksheet, Jan. 18, 2008 (Octave W. Ursenbach; Mormon mission and temple president; b. 1893)

Wikipedia, Nov. 30, 2011(president of the Cardston Alberta Temple, 1956-1968)

Journal of Mormon history, fall 1997: p. 43 (president of the Canadian Mission, 1943-1947)

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Octave F. Ursenbach publications, 1832-1961

 Series — Carton: 1
Identifier: MSS 3116 Series 1
Scope and Contents

Contains poetry, plays, correspondence, and other original writings created by Octave F. Ursenbach. The many of the materials are religious in nature and reflect Ursenbach's faith as a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Some of the materials relate to Ursenbach's personal life including his family. Also included is a small amount of publications collected by Ursenbach.

Dates: 1832-1961

Octave W. Ursenbach diaries, 1931-1975

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 3116 Series 4
Scope and Contents

Contains several diaries kept by Octave W. Ursenbach. Most appear to be day planners detailing his daily activities from 1931 to 1975. Many entries involve Ursenbach's work for the Ellison Milling Company.

Dates: 1931-1975

Octave W. Ursenbach family papers, 1865-1988

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 3116 Series 2
Scope and Contents

Contains genealogical records, diaries, family correspondence, family history and other materials related to the immediate and extended family of Octave W. Ursenbach. Ursenbach's mission and time spent living in Lethbridge, Canada are some of the highlighted topics.

Dates: 1865-1988

Octave W. Ursenbach religious papers, 1832-1986

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 3116 Series 3
Scope and Contents

Contains publications, correspondence, writings, photographs, and other materials relating to Octave W. Ursenbach's service as a mission, stake, and temple president.

Dates: 1832-1986

Octave W. Ursenbach papers

Identifier: MSS 3116
Scope and Contents Collection consists primarily of personal and family information, such as material regarding Ursenbach's Priesthood ordinations and service as an LDS missionary in the Northern States mission, as a Priesthood officer (bishopric, bishop, stake presidency, stake president) in the Lethbridge Stake, Alberta, Canada, as president over the Canadian Mission, and as president of the Alberta Temple. It also includes records of Ursenbach's ancestors and genealogical work done for them (Swiss and...
Dates: 1832-1988

Additional filters:

Archival Record 4
Collection 1
Letters 4
Mormon missionaries -- Middle West 4
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints 3
Diaries 3
Missions and Missionaries 3