John Delos Lauritzen journals and photographs
Scope and Contents
Materials include journals and photocopies of journals pertaining to John Delos Lauritzen's time as a missionary serving in New Zealand, and photographs surrounding his service. Also included are CD transcriptions of his mission journals. Dated approximately 1915-1919.
- approximately 1915-1919
- Lauritzen, John Delos, 1894-1986 (Creator, Person)
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 John Delos Lauritzen journals and photographs must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Coordinating Committee.
John Delos Lauritzen (1894-1986) was a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints who served in New Zealand.
John Delos Lauritzen was born in Sevier, Utah on August 29, 1894 to John Lauritzen and Mary Elva Hatch. He served a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to New Zealand. On April 1, 1920, he married Carrie Larsen in Salt Lake City. They had six children: Donald, Dean, Rex, Elva, Enid, and Boyd.
Lauritzen died on April 9, 1986 in Victor, Idaho.
2 boxes (1 linear ft.)
Materials purchased from Barry Lauritzen, John Delos Lauritzen's nephew, in 2008.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Purchased; Barry Lauritzen; 2008.
Utah and American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).
Processed; John Murphy; 2008.
Processed; Andy VanDomelen, student processor, and John Murphy, curator; 2019.
Processed; Meghan Hoesch, student manuscript processor, 2020
- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints
- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints -- Missions -- New Zealand
- Lauritzen, John Delos, 1894-1986 -- Photographs
- Lauritzen, John Delos, 1894-1986 -- Diaries
- Missions and Missionaries
- Mormon missionaries -- New Zealand -- Diaries
- Mormon missionaries -- New Zealand -- Photographs
- Register of John Delos Lauritzen journals and photographs
- Sarah Flinders
- 2014 May 20
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.