Johanne Maria Lauridsen poetry book and papers

Johanne Maria Lauridsen poetry book and papers

Dates: 1880-1920

The collection includes 13 newspaper clippings, 9 loose leaves of handwritten poetry, two letters, one typed poem in English and a 10 leaf booklet of poems. Most of the items are in Danish. One letter, opening with Kjuse Broder has been sent from Pleasant Grove, the other from Holsted. The English poem in the collection is entitled On Going Home for Christmas. There are two poems not written by Johanne La?rids?n, called Just Folks by Edgar A. Guest and Little Benny by Lee Pape. There is a 1917 newspaper article, on the same page as a poem but deliberately included, called Satan's Congratulation to the Kaiser.

  • Extent: 2 folders (0.2 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Lauridsen, Johanne Maria, 1867-1923
  • Call Number: MSS 4173
  • 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
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the Johanne Maria Lauridsen poetry book and 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 4173; Johanne Maria Lauridsen poetry book and papers; 19th-20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 4173, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by Glen Soren Larsen in 1993.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Glen Soren Larsen; 1993.
Subject Terms
Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences; Danish literature--19th century; Danish literature--Twentieth century; European poetry; Germany--History; Literature
Genre / Form
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)
Processing Information
Processed; H. Christine Swindler; 25 July 2007.
Appraisal Information
Utah and the American West (Collection development policy of 19th-20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts, August 2007).
Finding Aid ID Number
Finding Aid Title
Lauridsen (Johanne Maria) poetry book and papers
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by H. Christine Swindler and Karen Glenn, student processors, and John Murphy, curator
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2010-10-07T15:45-0600
Finding Aid Language
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Johanna Maria La?rids?n (1867-1923) was married to Soren Sorenson and had eight children.

Johanna Maria La?rids?n was born on June 15, 1867 in Mogelmose, Hjerting, Haderslev, Denmark (because of the Danish conflict with Prussia over Schleswig-Holstein at the time of her birth, another name listed for her birth place is Mogelmore, Schlesvig, Germany). She married Soren Sorenson on June 15, 1888 in Brorup, Ribe, Denmark. She passed away on July 11, 1923 in Farmington, Davis, Utah. According to one online genealogy record, she had eight children: Jennie Sofie, Niels Knudsen, Signe Kirstine, Sarah Rebekka, Karen, Amanda Marie, David Otto and one child that was still living at the time of submission.

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John Murphy
Curator - 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts