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Mormon Church -- Missions -- Denmark -- History

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

O. J. Anderson and family

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230313089]
Identifier: MSS SC 1563
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a typewritten biography of Olaf J. Anderson, including information about his two wives Kathinka and Nathalia and several of their children. She presents the history of the family's "Anderson Hotel" in Castle Dale, Utah and Olaf's and Kathinka's mission for the Mormon Church in Copenhagen, Denmark where he edited the Mormon newspaper, "Scandinavian Star," 1908-1912.
Dates: 1980

Christen N. Christensen diaries

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230319854]
Identifier: MSS SC 2166
Scope and Contents Handwritten diaries. Christensen writes about his experiences and the work in which he was involved while on his mission.
Dates: 1900-1902

Christian A. Fugal autobiography

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230341577]
Identifier: MSS 743
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a typewritten autobiography. Fugal was born and lived most of his life in Pleasant Grove, Utah. He was employed as a farmer and as a blacksmith. He held positions in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and served as a missionary for that faith in Denmark.
Dates: 1958

Ole Anderson Jensen autobiographies and diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 619
Scope and Contents Photocopies of handwritten diaries. Jensen joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1859, served on a mission to Denmark, and immigrated to the United States in 1863. He was a polygamist who lived in Cache Valley, Utah, and in Star Valley, Wyoming. Also included is a biography of Alma L. Jensen by Annie Jensen Wickham.
Dates: approximately 1900

John Smith mission papers, 1862-1864

 Series
Identifier: Vault MSS 803 Series 1
Scope and Contents Contains papers related to Smith's mission to Denmark for the LDS Church from 1862-1864. Includes four diaries, three of which are originals and one of which is a photocopy and transcription. Also includes his mission blessing, papers related to daily mission activities, a provision list for Danish Saints on the "Monarch of the Seas," a record of priesthood ordinations, a Danish grammar book, and letters to his wife, Hellen, and children. Dated 1862-1864.
Dates: 1862-1864

James Johnson diary

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230322841]
Identifier: MSS SC 2615
Scope and Contents Handwritten diary kept by Johnson while serving on a mission for the Mormon Church in Denmark. Johnson writes about spiritual experiences, meeting Mormon Church leaders, and the missionary work.
Dates: 1900-1902

Hans Peter Lund autobiography

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 8533
Scope and Contents Contains the autobiography of early pioneer Hans Peter Lund. Includes information on his two LDS missions to Denmark, travels with the Horace S. Eldredge wagon company, and a detailed account of Lund's personal expenses. Materials dated approximately 1870-1880.
Dates: approximately 1870-1880

Richard C. Miller diary and papers

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230342708]
Identifier: MSS 817
Scope and Contents Photocopies of a handwritten diary, financial recorts, newspaper clippings, and missionary announcements. The diary covers the years from 1899 to 1902 when Miller served as a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Denmark. His financial records cover the years from 1899 to 1911. The newspaper clippings and announcements are in Danish and relate to missionary activities in Denmark.
Dates: 1899-1911

Ernest Waldemar Alpers Mohr diary and memoirs

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197231045144]
Identifier: MSS 1033
Scope and Contents Photocopies of a handwritten diary and a handwritten autobiography. The diary is in Danish and was written from 1874 to 1875 when Mohr was serving on a mission in Denmark for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Also included is an autobiography written in English. Mohr writes about his early life in Denmark, his conversion to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and his life in Tooele, Utah; St. Johns, Arizona; and Logan, Utah.
Dates: 1874-1903

Peter A. Nielsen diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1661
Scope and Contents Handwritten diaries. The first diary covers the time that Nielsen was serving a mission for the Mormon Church in Denmark. Nielsens diaries cover most years until 1890 after which they cover every year until 1933. Nielsen records family and business matters in short entries. The diary for 1913 is missing.
Dates: 1879-1933