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James H. Andersen papers

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 9283

Scope and Contents

CD-R containing JPG photographs of pages from the missionary journal of James H. Anderson documenting his mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the northern states, primarily Iowa. The disc also contains a word document of the transcription of the journal, which includes a photograph from James' mission. Dated 1919 to 1921.


  • 1919-1921


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 the James H. Andersen papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Coordinating Committee.

Biographical / Historical

James H. Andersen was born November 7, 1891 in Benjamin, Utah, to James Andersen and Nora Cutler. At the age of 27 he was called to serve as a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Northern states. James served for 2 years, primarily in Iowa, from 1919 to 1921. He married Ellie Ormond on June 7, 1916, in Salt Lake City, Utah. They had six children. James died September 30, 1969.


1 folder (0.05 linear ft.)

Language of Materials


Custodial History

Donated by Elizabeth Andersen Lewis in 2018.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated to John Murphy; 2019.


II B V VI; "Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history."

Existence and Location of Copies

M-disc copy located in folder 1.

Processing Information

Processed; Grace Bithell, student manuscript processor, and John M. Murphy, curator; 2019.

Register of James H. Andersen papers
In Progress
Grace Bithell, student manuscript processor
2019 July 30
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States