Charles Ursenbach collection
Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 3150
Scope and Contents
The collection contains additional diaries of Charles Ursenbach for the years 1923,1926,1970,1977, and 1978 (all of which are pocket-size); a copy of "A Collection of Hymns For the Use of People Called Bible Christians;" a photograph of Charles Ursenbach with other Latter-day Saint missionaries in Montreal, 1926; and genealogical information on the Ursenbach family and "My Story" by Maureen Ursenbach Beecher, written in October 1957.
- Ursenbach, Charles, 1903-1985 (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 Charles Ursenbach collection must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Charles Ursenbach was the son of Octave Frederick Ursenbach and Hannah Maria Turner. He was born on 21 January 1903 in Victor, Fremont, Idaho. He served a six-month mission to Eastern Canada in 1925-1926 and then later with his wife Margaret Lucile Harvey to England from 1976-1978. He served as a bishop, stake president, and stake patriarch in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, from the years 1942-1985. He also recorded 299 oral histories during his lifetime. He died on 24 March 1985.
1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
Other Finding Aids
Detailed item-level guide to the collection is available (3 pp.)
Other Finding Aids
Item-level inventory available online. http://files.lib.byu.edu/ead/XML/MSSSC3150.xml
The collection has remained in the Ursenbach family until being donated to the Brigham Young Library in May 2000.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated; Maureen Ursenback Beecher; 2000.
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).
- Register of Charles Ursenbach collection
- Benjamin Sipes
- 2011 March 1
- 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.