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Kanute Swensen diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 165

Scope and Contents

Handwritten diaries with bound photostat copies of the items. The first two volumes, covering the years 1857 to 1868, are in Danish, while the remainder are in English. Also included is a typewritten translation into English of the diaries for the years 1857 and 1858 when Swensen was serving a mission for the Mormon Church in Denmark. Swensen writes about his immigration to Utah and his life in Pleasant Grove.

Dates

  • 1857-1902

Creator

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 Kanute Swensen diaries must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

Danish member of the Mormon Church who migrated to Pleasant Grove, Utah.

Extent

1 oversize box (1 linear ft.)

4 boxes (2 linear ft.)

Language

English

Appraisal

19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
Title
Register of Kanute Swensen diaries
Status
Completed
Author
Megan Furcini
Date
2011 February 28
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

Contact:
1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States