C. C. A. Christensen photographs and transparencies of paintings
Scope and Contents
Collection includes photographs and transparencies of paintings done by C.C.A. Christensen between the 1870s and the 1900s. Also includes a copy print and corresponding negative. Includes images of Latter-day Saint pioneers.
- approximately 1870-1900
- Christensen, C. C. A. (Carl Christian Anton), 1831-1912 (author, Person)
Conditions Governing Access
Open for public research. Items kept in cold storage; access requires 24 hours advance notice.
Conditions Governing Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to use material from this collection must be obtained from Reference Services at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Biographical / Historical
C.C.A. Christensen was born on November 28, 1831, in Copenhagen, Denmark to parents Dorthea Christiane Tranum Christensen and Mads Christensen. He married Elise Rosalia Sternhjem Scheel Haarby in Liverpool, Lancashire England, United Kingdom with whom he had 7 children. They later migrated to Utah where he married Maren Frederikke "Mary" Pettersen who he also had 7 children with. He studied at the Royal Academy of Art in Copenhagen from 1847 to 1853. He served three Scandinavian missions for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and taught Danish and drawing at Sanpete Stake Academy today known as Snow College. Christensen was the editor for Utah's Danish and Norwegian newspaper and later worked in the church history department. He was a well-known painter and was known most famously for his painting entitled "Mormon Panorama." He died on July 3, 1912, in Ephraim, Utah.
2 folders (0.08 linear ft.)
Language of Materials
Materials were donated to L. Tom Perry Special Collections by Wesley Burnside and Rhea Madsen Wernz in 1978.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated; Welsey Burnside, Rhea Madsen Wernz; 1978.
Photographs (Photograph Archives).
Processed; Anne Ashton; June 2022. Updated finding aid for DACS compliance and accuracy. Rehoused photographs to plastic sleeves for preservation.
- Register of C. C. A. Christensen photographs and transparencies of paintings
- Under Revision
- Lucy Brimhall
- 2013 April 11
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.