Rudolph Martinius Jensen Stockseth diaries
Scope and Contents
Handwritten diaries in three volumes, written by Stockseth. Includes a description of his experiences as a missionary in the Scandinavian Mission, as well as essays relating to Mormon topics copied from various publications.
- Stockseth, Rudolph Martinius Jensen, 1881-1943 (creator, Person)
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Rudolph Martinus Jensen Stockseth (1881-1943) was a Norwegian American printer in Utah.
Rudolph Martinus Jensen Stockseth was born on February 2, 1881 in Kristiania, Norway to Fredrik Waldemar Jensen and Josefine Birgitte Nilsen. He joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1901, and served a mission for the Church in Norway beginning in 1904. In 1906 he emigrated to the United States, settling in Salt Lake City, Utah. He married Oline Steffensen in the Salt Lake Temple on October 28, 1907, and they had nine children. Stockseth worked as a printer throughout his career in Utah. He died on June 23, 1943 in Salt Lake City, Utah.
4 v. (0.2 linear ft.)
Language of Materials
Donated by Jean Marshall in 1983.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated; Jean Marshall; 1983.
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints
- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints -- Missions--Scandinavia
- Missions and Missionaries
- Mormon Church -- Missions -- Scandinavia
- Mormon missionaries -- Scandinavia -- Diaries
- Mormons -- Scandinavia
- Stockseth, Rudolph Martinius Jensen, 1881-1943 -- Diaries
- Register of Rudolph Martinius Jensen Stockseth diaries
- Melissa Stephens
- 2010 September 23
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- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.