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Blätter der Erinnerung

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 140

Scope and Contents

251 p. handwritten journal (1835-1841) which contains detailed descriptions of various cities in France and England with generalizations about the customs and character of their people. Jozefe describes personal experiences and accounts of the political and industrial development of Europe in 1835, including assassination attempts against Louis Philippe, the cholera epidemic of 1836, the opening of Paris and Versailles railroads, the industrial exhibit of 1839, the unveiling of the Gutenburg monument (1840), and the return of the ashes of Napoleon I to Invalides. Also includes a 129 p. typescript of the journal and 120 p. English translation, both prepared by Leslie M. Grigg.


  • 1835-


Language of Materials

Materials are in German with accompanying English translation.

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

Biographical / Historical

Wilhelm Jozefe traveled throughout Europe during the 19th century.


3 items (480 p.) (1 linear ft.)

Custodial History

Transferred from the Paul Henning Collection.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred from the Paul Henning Collection.


19th Century Mormon and Western Manuscripts.


Translation includes table of contents.


English language title: Pages of reminiscence of Wilhelm Jozefe, Volume 4.

Register of Blätter der Erinnerung
Elisa Visick Benjamin Sipes
2010 June 14
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