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Soren Peter Christensen diary

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2068
Scope and Contents

One handwritten bound journal in Danish. Christensen talks about his voyage from Denmark to America in 1871. Daily entries begin in May 1873 and record weather conditions and mining activities in Carbon, Wyoming.

Dates: 1873-1875

Jens C. Gasberg journal

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 3880
Scope and Contents

Journal written by Jens C. Gasberg in Danish between 1865 and 1911. Entries describe activities, missionary service for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, courtship, journey to Brigham City, Utah, family events, trial for polygamy, and other topics. Also includes inserted photographs, newspaper clippings, and other material. Collection also includes an English translation of the journal.

Dates: 1864-1911

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

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