John Peter Johnson papers

John Peter Johnson papers

Dates: 1872-1946

Handwritten correspondence, diaries, notebooks, patriarchal blessings, certificates, an autobiography, and genealogical materials. The correspondence are between Johnson and his wife, Hana, and were written while Johnson was on a mission for the Mormon Church in Sweden. The diaries were kept while Johnson was on his mission and after his return to Ogden, Utah. The certificates deal with Johnson's numerous callings in the Mormon Church.

  • Extent: 2 boxes (1 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Johnson, John Peter, 1864-1953
  • Call Number: MSS 1957
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84606;
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
Languages and Scripts
Materials are in English.
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 1957; Papers; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 1957, LTPSC.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Paul Carroll; 1977.
Subject Terms
Johnson, John Peter, 1864-1953--Diaries; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; Religion; Correspondence; Grantsville (Utah)--History--Sources; Material Types; Missions and Missionaries; Mormonism (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints); Mormon Church--Missions--Sweden--History--Sources; Mormons--Utah--Ogden--History--Sources; Ogden (Utah)--History--Sources; Patriarchal blessings (Mormon Church)--History--Sources; Spring City (Utah)--History--Sources
Genre / Form
Certificates; Diaries; Electronic books; Letters
Appraisal Information
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).
Finding Aid ID Number
Finding Aid Title
Johnson (John Peter) papers
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Garrett Schroath
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2012-04-12T10:41-0600
Finding Aid Language
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Mormon from Denmark.

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