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Rasmus Olsen diary and notes

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1940

Scope and Contents

Handwritten diary and notes mostly in Danish. These entries were written in four almanacs, on an envelope, and on one loose sheet of paper. The diary was written for the year 1872. The notes largely record historical events from ancient to modern times.

Dates

  • 1866-1873

Creator

Language of Materials

Materials are in English and Norwegian.

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 Rasmus Olsen diary and notes must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

Mormon living in Ephraim, Utah.

Extent

6 items

Custodial History

In 1890 these items were in possession of Andrew Jenson (1850-1941), Historian for the Mormon Church. Donated in 1981 by LDS Church Historical Department.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; LDS Church Historical Department; 1981.

Appraisal

19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
Title
Register of Rasmus Olsen diary and notes
Status
In Progress
Author
Elisa Visick
Date
2010 September 15
Description rules
Appm
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

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