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Biography of Caroline Hansen Adams : came to Utah in 1861

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 2508

Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typewritten biography. Caroline Hansen was born in Denmark in 1849, and her family joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. They tried to migrate to Utah by handcart in 1857 but could not make the entire journey. They stayed near Council Bluffs, Iowa, for four years and came to Utah in 1861. She fixed meals for the second president of the Mormon Church, Brigham Young, and later settled in American Fork. She married Jos. Adams and died in 1934.

Dates

  • 1940

Creator

Language of Materials

Materials are in English.

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 Biography of Caroline Hansen Adams : came to Utah in 1861 must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical note

Racker was a writer of family histories and a daugther of Caroline Hansen Adams.

Extent

1 folder (0.01 linear ft.) : (3 p.)

Custodial History

This item was photocopied from reel 51 of the 920 microfilm collection.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Photocopied from reel 51 of the 920 microfilm collection.

Appraisal

19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
Title
Register of Biography of Caroline Hansen Adams : came to Utah in 1861
Status
Completed
Author
Benjamin Sipes
Date
2011 April 6
Description rules
Appm
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

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