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Latter Day Saints -- Norway -- History

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Biography of Ole J. Sitterud

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230345735]
Identifier: MSS 955
Scope and Contents

Typewritten biography of Ole J. Sitterud by his son. Ole was born in Norway, joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and migrated to Utah in 1877. He lived in Castle Dale, Orangeville, and Fountain Green, Utah.

Dates: 1962

Edward J. Hansen certificate

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230343011]
Identifier: MSS 769
Scope and Contents

Printed and handwritten certificate stating that Edward J. Hansen was ordained to the office of an Elder in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints by Ole Swendsen on 12 Dec. 1894.

Dates: 1894

Gerald M. Haslam research materials

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1998
Scope and Contents

Notes on index cards, diaries, and autobiographies. The materials relate to Haslam's research for his PhD dissertation: "The Norwegian Experience with Mormonism, 1842-1920." Many of the items are personal in nature, but many are also related to the organization and function of the Mormon Church in Norway.

Dates: 1844-1982

Olaus Johnson autobiography

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230327535]
Identifier: MSS SC 2834
Scope and Contents

Typewritten autobiography. Johnson writes about his conversion to the Mormon Church, his family, his migration to Utah, his life in Milcreek and West Jordan, Utah.

Dates: approximately 1920

Personal record of August L. Anderson

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230333996]
Identifier: MSS 1168
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a typescript of an autobiography. Anderson writes about his youth in Norway and his subsequent life in Blackfoot Idaho, Anaconda, Montana, and Pocatello, Idaho. He also relates the births of his children.

Dates: approximately 1909

Anthon Lorensen Skanchy autobiography

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230326412]
Identifier: MSS SC 2844
Scope and Contents

Typewscript of an autobiography. Skanchy writes about his early life in Norway, his conversion to the Mormon Church, his migration to Logan, Utah, his various missions for the Mormon Church, and his life in Logan.

Dates: approximately 1913