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Anders Fredericksen journal and family newsletter

Anders Fredericksen journal and family newsletter

Dates: circa 1860-1884, 1980

Handwritten journal of Anders Fredericksen, in Danish. 79 photocopied pages, circa 1860-1884. There is also a copy of the journal translated by Charles R. Clement and a 1980 Fredericksen family newsletter. The journal contains the early life story of Anders Fredericksen, his conversion to the LDS church in Denmark, and ends with his emigration to Zion in 1884.

  • Extent: 2 folders (0.2 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Fredericksen, Anders, 1845-1929. -- Frederickson family
  • Call Number: MSS 5859
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84606; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • 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 the Anders Fredericksen journal and family newsletter 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 5859; Anders Fredericksen journal and family newsletter; 19th-20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 5859, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by Barbara Wright in 1995.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Barbara Wright; 1995.
Subject Terms
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--Denmark--History--19th century; Diaries; Emigration and immigration--19th century; Material Types
Processing Information
Processed; 13 August 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
Fredericksen (Anders) journal and family newsletter
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 2010-10-07T15:49-0600
Finding Aid Language
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Anders Fredericksen was born 13 May 1845 in Hormsted, Hjoring, Denmark. He married Inger Marie Madsen 14 March 1863 in Elling, Denmark. They had twelve children. Anders was baptized into the LDS church on 3 March 1868 and emigrated to Utah from Denmark in 1884. He died 20 March 1929 in Springville, Utah.

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