Christopher Jensen Kempe diary

Christopher Jensen Kempe diary

Dates: 1859-1899

Handwritten diary.

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.1 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Kempe, Christopher Jensen, 1837-1901
  • Call Number: MSS 2697
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th 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 Diary 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 2697; Christopher Jensen Kempe diary; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 2697, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Wife of Joyce Larsen, great-granddaughter of Christopher J. Kempe.
Related Material
Related collection: Amanda Christina Kempe Hastings Collection, MSS 2387.
Subject Terms
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; Religion; Missions and Missionaries; Mormonism (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints); Mormon Church--Missions--Denmark; Mormon missionaries--Denmark
Genre / Form
Physical Location
Conservation Work for Diary: extensive mending on first few pages with minimal mending throughout the rest. Portfolio created for housing (15Feb2005).
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).
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Finding Aid Title
Kempe (Christopher Jensen) diary
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Rose Frank
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2012-11-14T09:19-0700
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Biographical Info:

Biographical/Historical note

Kempe served on a mission to Denmark and the Scandinavian countries for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1859-1861.

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Curator - 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts