Christian Peter Hansen papers

Christian Peter Hansen papers

Dates: 1877-1975

Holographs; typescripts; printed material; photocopies. Papers include biographical information and family histories; correspondence, reports, and resolutions from Hansen's labor activities and as president of the Utah State Federation of Labor, 1925-1930; correspondence, papers, and printed lobbying materials from his terms as a Utah legislator, 1929-1933; a newspaper clipping, letter, and articles about his career as a trolley bus conductor, 1908-1940. The collection also includes copies of the Utah Labor News, Nov. 9, 1929, the Utah Statesman, Dec. 28, 1928, and the Evening Telegram, April 19, 1912.

  • Extent: 100 items
  • Creator: Hansen, Christian Peter, 1877-1979
  • Call Number: MSS 1471
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602;
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
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Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Papers 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 1471; Christian Peter Hansen papers; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 1471, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Gift of Christian Peter Hansen, 1976.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Christian Peter Hansen; 1976.
Other Finding Aids
Container list included with the collection.
Related Material
Photographs transferred to Photoarchives, (MSS P184).
Subject Terms
Dern, George Henry, 1872-1936; Green, Karen C. H., 1840-1911; Lonesome Sundown; Utah Light and Traction Company; Utah State Federation of Labor; Utah. Legislature; Correspondence; Labor unions--Utah; Lobbying--Law and legislation--Utah; Material Types; Statesmen--Utah; Trolley buses--Utah
Genre / Form
Biography; Letters
Evening telegram (Salt Lake City, Utah); Utah labor news
Appraisal Information
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
Finding Aid ID Number
Finding Aid Title
Hansen (Christian Peter) papers
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Garrett Schroath
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-07-08T12:27-0600
Finding Aid Language
Biographical Info:

Biographical/Historical note

Mormon emigrant from Denmark; labor leader and Utah legislator.

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Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts