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Box 2


Contains 8 Results:

John Peter Sorensen papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1453
Scope and Contents Collection includes diaries, genealogy, finanical records, and an autobiography, dated from 1879 to 1920. Sorensen writes about his dreams, family, finances, and opinions of various books, church meetings, and the doctrine of plural marriage. He also tells about his experiences as a missionary for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in New Zealand, Australia, Denmark, and Sweden. Genealogy records included in a family record detailing the births, marriages, and deaths of John...
Dates: 1879-1970

Volume 16, 1898-1901

 Item — Box: 2, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 1453 Series 1 Item 15

Volume 17, 1901-1904

 Item — Box: 2, Folder: 2
Identifier: MSS 1453 Series 1 Item 16

Volume 18, 1905-1908

 Item — Box: 2, Folder: 2
Identifier: MSS 1453 Series 1 Item 17

Autobiography and genealogical record, 1888-1895

 Item — Box: 2, Folder: 3
Identifier: MSS 1453 Series 2 Item 1
Scope and Contents

A book that contains a handwritten brief history of John Peter Sorenson up to 1895. Also includes genealogical records of his progenitors. Dated 1888-1895.

Dates: 1888-1895

Record book, 1889

 Item — Box: 2, Folder: 3
Identifier: MSS 1453 Series 2 Item 2
Scope and Contents

Volume in which Sorenson transcribed by hand part of book on marriage that supposedly belonged to Joseph Smith in Nauvoo in the 1840s. Also includes a handwritten report of Sorenson's mission to Scandinavia, delivered to Church leaders upon his return in 1889.

Dates: 1889

Family record, 1881-1920

 Item — Box: 2, Folder: 4
Identifier: MSS 1453 Series 2 Item 3
Scope and Contents

A record of Sorenson family genealogy and temple ordinances. Book was used up to 1920 to record this information.

Dates: 1881-1920

Financial ledger, 1907-1970

 Item — Box: 2, Folder: 5
Identifier: MSS 1453 Series 2 Item 4
Scope and Contents

A ledger that was originally used to record financial information for the Pioneer Nursery Company in 1907. The book continued to be used by descendants or others to record personal financial information from 1955 to 1970.

Dates: 1907-1970