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Ursenbach, Octave F. (Octave Frederick), 1870-



  • Existence: 1870-

biographical statement

UPB files, Nov. 1, 2011 (b. 1870; d. 1951; missionary to Switzerland and Germany, 1893-1895; mission president in France, 1936-1938; patriarch; stake clerk and accountant for Los Angeles Bishop's Storehouse), Nov. 30, 2011 (Octave F. Ursenbach; Octave Frederick Ursenbach; O. F. Ursenbach; b. Oct. 26, 1870 in Salt Lake City, Utah; parents, Octave Ursenbach and Eliza Durrant; m. Dec. 14, 1892 in Logan Utah Temple to Hannah Maria Turner, 11 children; d. May 4, 1951 in Los Angeles, Calif.)

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Octave F. Ursenbach publications, 1832-1961

 Series — Carton 1: Series 1 [Barcode: 31197227616429]
Identifier: MSS 3116 Series 1
Scope and Contents

Contains poetry, plays, correspondence, and other original writings created by Octave F. Ursenbach. The many of the materials are religious in nature and reflect Ursenbach's faith as a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Some of the materials relate to Ursenbach's personal life including his family. Also included is a small amount of publications collected by Ursenbach.

Dates: 1832-1961

Charles Ursenbach collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1853
Scope and Contents Includes intermittent journals, 1921-1971, and daily journals, 1973-1985; photocopied news clippings, primarily about The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Canada, 1956-1981; transcripts of oral histories that Ursenbach recorded with Chesley N. Pierson, Louis O. Brandley, and Asael E. Palmer; personal histories of Elizabeth Fern Wood Smith and Ole F. Pierson; Ursenbach's history of Richard C. Harvey and the development of Romnellet sheep; histories of Latter-day Saint wards in...
Dates: 1924-1985

Octave F. Ursenbach papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2234

Includes his life history, compiled by two of his children; copies of his diaries, 1897-1920 (typed transcripts) and 1920-1951 (photocopies); scrapbooks; poetry; and his obituary, 1951.

Dates: 1897-1951

Octave F. Ursenbach papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 3319
Scope and Contents

The collection contains (1) five scrapbooks belonging to Octave Frederick Ursenbach; (2) the Ursenbach family newsletter "Oak Leaves and Acorns" (1973-1987); and (3) miscellaneous Ursenbach family material. The first two boxes contain Octave F. Ursenbach's scrapbooks, and the last box contains the family newsletters and miscellaneous Ursenbach family material.

Dates: 1893-1987

Additional filters:

Collection 3
Archival Object 1
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints 3
Diaries 2
Letters 2
Poetry 2
Scrapbooks 2