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.
- Ursenbach, Octave F. (Octave Frederick), 1870- (Author, Person)
Conditions Governing Access
Open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Octave F. Ursenbach papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Octave Frederick Ursenbach was born 26 October 1870, son of Octave Ursenbach and Eliza Durrant. He was a local leader in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, where he served as a high councilor; president of the French Mission, 1934-1939; and patriarch of the South Los Angeles Stake beginning in 1940. He is the author of "The Quest" and four other books. He was a resident of Morgan, Utah; Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada, 1910-1923; and Los Angeles, California, beginning in 1923. He died 4 May 1951.
3 boxes (1.5 linear ft.)
This material was found in the Maureen Ursenbach Beecher donation. Prior to becoming part of the donor's research files, the provenance is not known.
LDS scholarship and historiography (20th century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.III, 2007).
- Register of Octave F. Ursenbach papers
- Lucy Brimhall
- 2013 February 27
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- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.