Charles M. Nielsen diary

Charles M. Nielsen diary

Dates: 1883-1892

Handwritten diary and record book. Nielsen kept his diary while serving on a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Minnesota and Wisconsin from 1883-1885. Nielsen also writes about his experiences in Salt Lake City, Utah, after his mission and his political activies. Also included is a patriarchal blessing given to Nielsin in 1876.

  • Extent: 1 v. (184 p.)
  • Creator: Nielsen, Charles M. (Charles Magnus), 1856-1940
  • Call Number: MSS 651
  • 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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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 651; Charles M. Nielsen diary; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 651, LTPSC.
Subject Terms
Nielsen, Charles M. (Charles Magnus), 1856-1940--Diaries; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; Religion; Lawyers--Utah--Salt Lake City--History; Material Types; Missions and Missionaries; Mormonism (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints); Mormon Church--Missions--Minnesota--History; Mormon Church--Missions--Wisconsin--History; Mormons--Minnesota--History--Sources; Mormons--Wisconsin--History--Sources; Salt Lake City (Utah)--History
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Electronic books
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19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
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Finding Aid Title
Nielsen (Charles M.) diary
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Finding aid prepared by Garrett Schroath
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This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-01-19T04:18-0700
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Biographical History

LDS missionary and a lawyer from Springville, Utah.

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Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts