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Mormons -- Utah -- Diaries

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

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