John Ephraim Swenson journal

John Ephraim Swenson journal

Dates: 1902-1905

Contains John Ephraim Swenson's journal from his mission to Norway, August 10, 1902 to May 25, 1905.

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.1 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Swenson, John Ephraim, 1878-1957
  • Call Number: MSS 2273
  • 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 Journal must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
A complete 3-page register is available.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS 2273; John Ephraim Swenson journal; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 2273, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Michael Brown, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Purchase, March 2001.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Michael Brown; 2001.
Subject Terms
Swenson, John Ephraim, 1878-1957--Diaries; Christiansand (Norway); Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; Religion; Frederickshald (Norway); Missions and Missionaries; Mormonism (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints); Mormon Church--Missions--Norway; Mormon missionaries--Norway; Murray (Utah); Salt Lake City (Utah)
Genre / Form
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); Diaries; Electronic books
Appraisal Information
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
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Finding Aid Title
Swenson (John Ephraim) journal
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Rose Frank
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-07-08T12:26-0600
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Biographical/Historical note

John Ephraim Swenson was born June 27, 1878 in Frederickshald, Norway, to Gustave Swenson and Matilda Holmstrom Swenson. At age eleven, he emigrated to Murray, Utah. He served a mission to Norway from October 1902 to May 1905. He died August 16, 1957.

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Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts