Andrew Jenson papers
Identifier: MSS 325
Scope and Contents
Correspondence; autobiography of Jenson's life from the time he lived in Denmark to his residence in Utah; drafts of writings for the newspaper column, "Jenson Travels," appearing in the Deseret News newspaper; travel notes; photographs; and memorabilia. Jenson's writings largely pertain to Mormon and Utah history. Dated 1850 to 1935.
- Jenson, Andrew, 1850-1941 (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
Open for public research.
Conditions Governing Use
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Biographical / Historical
Andrew Jenson was born as Anders Jensen on December 11, 1850 in Denmark. His parents joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints when he was a young child, and moved the family to Utah in 1866. Jenson served missions to Denmark in 1873 and 1879. He later became Assistant Church Historian and was a publisher, historian, and lecturer. Jenson died November 18, 1941, in Salt Lake City, Utah.
4 boxes (2 linear ft.)
Other Finding Aids
File-level inventory available online. http://files.lib.byu.edu/ead/XML/MSS325.xml
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
- Register of Andrew Jenson papers
- Leslie Evens
- 2011 November 7
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.