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History of the Mormon Church

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2857
Scope and Contents Genealogies, photocopies of handwritten diaries and articles, family histories, and maps bound in one volume. The materials relate to the Christiansen family members who joined the Mormon Church in Denmark and migrated to Utah. The diaries are by Parley Christiansen (1857-1930), Niels Christian Christiansen (1817-1899), and Christian Christensen (1790-1871) and relate to their conversion to Mormonism, their journey to Utah, and their lives there.
Dates: approximately 1900

Richard W. Jackson papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 3701
Scope and Contents Collection consists of manuscript versions of religious articles produced by Jackson, including writings on the Creation, the Flood, the Crucifixion, and the Mormon pioneers. Also included is a translation of the Aalborn, Denmark History and the Writings of John Mills Wooley. Materials are dated 1976-2003.
Dates: 1976-2003

Andrew Jenson : historian, churchman, traveler, missionary and author

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 606
Scope and Contents Typewritten draft of a biographical sketch written for the Utah State Historical Society of a Mormon pioneer, missionary, author-journalist and assistant Latter-day Saint Church historian. It describes (mainly through excerpts from his autobiography) his activities in those capacities, as well as his emigration from Denmark to Utah and family data. Also included are two articles by Newell Knight and an article from the Salt Lake City Historian's Office pertaining to "Washington Square."
Dates: undated

Christian J. Larsen diary and autobiography

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 421
Scope and Contents Photocopies of a typescript of a diary and an autobiography. The diary covers the years from 1851 to 1857 and has many gaps. The autobiographical materials cover the rest of Larsen's life. Larsen was converted to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Denmark and performed missionary work in that country and in Norway. He moved to Utah in 1854 where he lived in Ogden, Ephraim, and Logan. He was married polygamously, participated in the Black Hawk War against the Ute Indians,...
Dates: 1850-1914

Genealogical and historical sketch of the life of Hans Larsen of Copenhagen, Denmark

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 628
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a typewritten biography of Hans Larsen with handwritten corrections. Also included is a typewritten biography of Cecile Marie Schmidt Larsen, the author's mother. Hans Larsen was converted to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Denmark and migrated to Utah in 1853. The accounts include much genealogical data. Included with the biographies is a list of names and places of births in Tremonton, Utah, from 1903-1919 as reported by Cecile Mary Larsen, obstetrician.
Dates: 1938

John Nielsen personal history

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1469
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a typed transcript of a personal history. Nielsen describes his life growing up in Denmark, his family's emigration to America, and his experiences and hardships after arriving in Utah.
Dates: 1948

Niels H. Nielsen donation to Perpetual Emigrating Fund

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 9065
Scope and Contents A list of twenty Danish members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and the amount they were in debt to Niels Hans Nielsen, totaling $1,741.75. Nielsen authorized the transfer of these debts owed him to Brigham Young as a donation to the Perpetual Emigration (or Emigrating) Fund. Signed by Nielsen and two witnesses at Brigham City, Utah, on April 30, 1860.
Dates: 1860 April 30

Lars Peter Oveson autobiography

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1628
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a typewritten biography of Lars Peter Oveson, who lived a rural, pioneer life with his family in central Utah.
Dates: 1941

Johan Christian Poulsen autobiography and diary

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 668
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a handwritten autobiography and diary in Danish. The autobiography covers Poulsen's life to 1864 when he began his diary. Poulsen was converted to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1862. He served as a missionary for that faith in Denmark from 1864 to 1866. He migrated to the Utah and settled in Millard County. Also included are patriarchal blessings of family members in English.
Dates: 1864-1866

Kanute Swensen diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 165
Scope and Contents Handwritten diaries with bound photostat copies of the items. The first two volumes, covering the years 1857 to 1868, are in Danish, while the remainder are in English. Also included is a typewritten translation into English of the diaries for the years 1857 and 1858 when Swensen was serving a mission for the Mormon Church in Denmark. Swensen writes about his immigration to Utah and his life in Pleasant Grove.
Dates: 1857-1902

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Christensen, Christian, 1790-1871 1
Christiansen, John R. 1
Christiansen, Niels Christian, 1817-1899 1