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Rudolph Martinius Jensen Stockseth diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 2064

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.

Dates

  • 1903-1905

Creator

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 Rudolph Martinius Jensen Stockseth diaries must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

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.

Extent

4 v. (0.2 linear ft.)

Language

Norwegian

Custodial History

Donated by Jean Marshall in 1983.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Jean Marshall; 1983.

Appraisal

19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.

General

Holograph.
Title
Register of Rudolph Martinius Jensen Stockseth diaries
Status
Completed
Author
Melissa Stephens
Date
2010 September 23
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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

Contact:
1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States