Ernest Waldemar Alpers Mohr diary and memoirs

Ernest Waldemar Alpers Mohr diary and memoirs

Dates: 1874-1903

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.

  • Extent: 2 v. (ca. 150 p.)
  • Creator: Mohr, Ernest Waldemar Alpers, 1845
  • Call Number: MSS 1033
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
Languages and Scripts
Danish
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Diary and memoirs must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS 1033; Diary and memoirs; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 1033, LTPSC.
Subject Terms
Mohr, Ernest Waldemar Alpers, 1845-; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; Religion; Danish Americans--Utah--History; Denmark--History--19th century; Logan (Utah)--History; Missions and Missionaries; Mormonism (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints); Mormon Church--Missions--Denmark--History; Saint Johns (Ariz.)--History--Sources; Tooele (Utah)--History
Genre / Form
Autobiographies; Diaries
Appraisal Information
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
Finding Aid ID Number
UPB_MSS1033
Finding Aid Title
Mohr (Ernest Waldemar Alpers) diary and memoirs
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Garrett Schroath
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-12-22T04:14-0700
Finding Aid Language
English
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from Denmark.



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