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Henry Hottendorf journal

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 7681

Scope and Contents

Contains a daily account of his life from 1892 to January 1906. Accounts his life in Utah and his conversion to Mormonism. Details his mission to the Hawaiian Islands and to Germany.


  • 1892-01-01 - 1906-01-01


Language of Materials

Materials in English, German, and Hawaiian.

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

Biographical History

Henry Hottendorf was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and served missions to the Hawaiian Islands and to Germany.

Henry Hottendorf was born November 2, 1852, in Ludingworth, Hannover, Germany, to Adolph Gustav and Anna Rebecca Hottendorf. He immigrated to the United States in 1876. He converted to the Mormon church in 1882. He was married to Katie McIntire on August 9th, 1883. In 1893 he served a mission in the Hawaiian Islands. He later served a mission to Germany. Henry Hottendorf died September 11, 1914, in Salt Lake County, Utah.


2 folders (0.2 linear ft.)


Materials were left in original order.

Custodial History

Purchased from Lynn Pulsipher in 2010.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased; Lynn Pulsipher; 2010.


19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.

Details the life of Mormon missionaries and life in Utah in the early 20th century.

Processing Information

Processed; Peter Hoyt, student manuscript processor, and John Murphy, curator; 2011.

Register of the Henry Hottendorf journal
Peter Hoyt, student manuscript processor, and John Murphy, curator.
2011 January 19
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.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States