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Latter Day Saints -- Utah -- Lake View -- History

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

John Johnson diaries

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 694
Scope and Contents

Handwritten diaries from 1895 to 1921 with a gap from 1903 to 1912. For much of this time Johnson served as bishop of the Lakeview Ward (near Provo, Utah) of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Johnson writes about his farming, lists purchases, records social events, and mentions his concerns about the youth in the area.

Dates: 1895-1921

Mads Jorgensen diaries and Letters

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 2060
Scope and Contents

Handwritten letters and a diary. Also included are typescripts of diaries. Some items are in Danish. Most of the materials were produced when Jorgensen was serving on a mission for the Mormon Church in Scandinavia. The letters were written to his wives. His diaries also cover the time he spent in prison for polygamy.

Dates: 1879-1890

Hans Jorgen Zobell autobiography

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230322635]
Identifier: MSS SC 2606
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of a typewritten autbiography. Also incuded are photocopies of photographs of family members and of a handwritten letter. The item was originally written in Danish. It was translated into English in 1933 by Albert L. Zobell. Hans writes about growing up in Denmark, his migration to Utah, and his life in Lake View. Also included is copy a patriarchal blessing.

Dates: approximately 1920