Johanne Maria Lauridsen poetry book and papers
Scope and Contents note
The collection includes 13 newspaper clippings, 9 loose leaves of handwritten poetry, two letters, one typed poem in English and a 10 leaf booklet of poems. Most of the items are in Danish. One letter, opening with Kjuse Broder has been sent from Pleasant Grove, the other from Holsted. The English poem in the collection is entitled On Going Home for Christmas. There are two poems not written by Johanne Laŭridsěn, called Just Folks by Edgar A. Guest and Little Benny by Lee Pape. There is a 1917 newspaper article, on the same page as a poem but deliberately included, called Satan's Congratulation to the Kaiser.
- Lauridsen, Johanne Maria, 1867-1923 (Person)
Conditions Governing Access note
Open for public research.
Conditions Governing Use note
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the Johanne Maria Lauridsen poetry book and papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Johanna Maria Laŭridsěn (1867-1923) was married to Soren Sorenson and had eight children.
Johanna Maria Laŭridsěn was born on June 15, 1867 in Mogelmose, Hjerting, Haderslev, Denmark (because of the Danish conflict with Prussia over Schleswig-Holstein at the time of her birth, another name listed for her birth place is Mogelmore, Schlesvig, Germany). She married Soren Sorenson on June 15, 1888 in Brorup, Ribe, Denmark. She passed away on July 11, 1923 in Farmington, Davis, Utah. According to one online genealogy record, she had eight children: Jennie Sofie, Niels Knudsen, Signe Kirstine, Sarah Rebekka, Karen, Amanda Marie, David Otto and one child that was still living at the time of submission.
2 folders (0.06 linear ft.)
A collection of English and Scandinavian poems, collected by Johanne Maria Lauridsen, 1880-1920.
Custodial History note
Donated by Glen Soren Larsen in 1993.
Immediate Source of Acquisition note
Donated; Glen Soren Larsen; 1993.
19th Century Mormon and Western Manuscripts.
Processing Information note
Processed; H. Christine Swindler; 25 July 2007.
- Register of Johanne Maria Lauridsen poetry book and papers
- H. Christine Swindler and Karen Glenn, student processors, and John Murphy, curator
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- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.