Einar Erickson autobiography

Einar Erickson autobiography

Dates: approximately 1917

Photocopy of a handwritten autobiography. Erickson describes his early life in Iceland, his conversion to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, his migration to Utah, his return to Iceland as an LDS missionary, and his life in Spanish Fork and in Cleveland, Utah. Also included is a lengthy poem in Icelandic.

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.08 linear ft.) : 43 p.
  • Creator: Erickson, Einar, 1847-1930
  • Call Number: MSS 700
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • 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 Autobiography 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 700; Einar Erickson autobiography; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 700, LTPSC.
Subject Terms
Erickson, Einar, 1847-1930; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; Religion; Cleveland (Utah)--History; Iceland--History--Sources; Icelandic Americans--Utah--History; Icelandic poetry--Utah--History; Immigration and American Expansion; Missions and Missionaries; Mormonism (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints); Mormon Church--Missions; Mormons--Iceland--History; Pioneers; Spanish Fork (Utah)--History
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19th Century Mormon and Western Manuscripts.
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Erickson (Einar) autobiography
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Finding aid prepared by Garrett Schroath
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This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-03-30T04:12-0600
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Biographical History

Icelandic member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

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