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Mormons -- Utah -- Diaries

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Lorenzo Brown diary and autobiography

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 497
Scope and Contents Materials contain Brown's handwritten diary and autobiography. Brown's record starts with an autobiography which takes him to the year 1856 when his diary begins. Describes his conversion to the Mormon Church, life in Nauvoo, Illinois, and relationship with Joseph Smith, the first president of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Brown then describes his migration to Salt Lake City, Utah, settling in Las Vegas, Nevada, move to the St. George, Utah area, service on a mission for the...
Dates: 1856-1902

John Robert Cluff journal

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197225532867]
Identifier: MSS 3231
Scope and Contents Contains journal entries documenting Cluff's service as a Mormon missionary in the Eastern States Mission, 1903 to 1906. Later entries (1910-1918) document his life in the Teton Basin, Idaho.
Dates: 1903-1918, bulk 1903-1906

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

Hans Hansen journal

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197225546602]
Identifier: MSS 3080
Scope and Contents Typescript and photocopy of the journal of Hans Martin Hansen while on an mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to Norway, from 20 July 1889 until 7 May 1891.
Dates: 1889-1891

John Peter Sorenson journals, 1879-1908

 Series
Identifier: MSS 1453 Series 1
Scope and Contents Contains 17 volumes of journals kept by Sorenson from 1879 to 1908. Includes information about his service in the Australasian Mission in New Zealand and Australia from 1879 to 1881, and in the Scandanavian Mission in Denmark and Sweden in 1887-1889.
Dates: 1879-1908

John Peter Sorenson record books, 1881-1970, bulk: 1881-1920

 Series
Identifier: MSS 1453 Series 2
Scope and Contents Contains four volumes of records created by Sorenson. Includes a brief history of his life, genealogical records, temple records, and a financial ledger. Also includes a handwritten transcription of book on the teachings of Jesus Christ that came from Nauvoo, Illinois in the 1840s, and a handwritten report from Sorenson's mission to Scandinavia in the 1880s.
Dates: 1881-1970; Majority of material found within 1881-1920

John Peter Sorensen papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1453
Scope and Contents Collection includes diaries, genealogy, finanical records, and an autobiography, dated from 1879 to 1920. Sorensen writes about his dreams, family, finances, and opinions of various books, church meetings, and the doctrine of plural marriage. He also tells about his experiences as a missionary for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in New Zealand, Australia, Denmark, and Sweden. Genealogy records included in a family record detailing the births, marriages, and deaths of John Peter...
Dates: 1879-1970

Grant A. Strebel diaries

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197225543278]
Identifier: MSS 3114
Scope and Contents The diaries comprise travel records, appointments, and journal entries mostly describing Grant Anton Strebel's mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day-Saints to Germany. Strebel's five-year diary continues for three years after his mission.
Dates: 1928-1934