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Christian J. Larsen diary and autobiography

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 421

Scope and Contents

Photocopies of a typescript of a diary and an autobiography. The diary covers the years from 1851 to 1857 and has many gaps. The autobiographical materials cover the rest of Larsen's life. Larsen was converted to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Denmark and performed missionary work in that country and in Norway. He moved to Utah in 1854 where he lived in Ogden, Ephraim, and Logan. He was married polygamously, participated in the Black Hawk War against the Ute Indians, and served as a patriarch for the LDS Church in Logan.

Dates

  • 1850-1914

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

Biographical / Historical

Mormon missionary, pioneer, and patriarch.

Extent

1 folder (0.2 linear ft.) : 217 p.

Language

English

Appraisal

19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.

General

Local Subjects 690 Mormons--Missionary experiences--Denmark--History--Sources Mormons--Missionary experiences--Norway--History--Sources
Title
Register of Christian J. Larsen diary and autobiography
Status
Completed
Author
Rose Frank
Date
13 April 2011
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

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