Henry Hottendorf journal

Henry Hottendorf journal

Dates: 1892-1906

The Henry Hottendorf journal contains a daily account of his life from 1892 to January 1906. Accounts his life in Utah and his conversion to Mormonism. Details his mission to the Hawaiian Islands and to Germany.

  • Extent: 2 folders (0.2 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Hottendorf, Henry
  • Call Number: MSS 7681
  • 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.
Languages and Scripts
Materials in EnglishEnglish, GermanGerman, and HawaiianHawaiian.
Materials were left in original order.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Henry Hottendorf journal 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 7681; Henry Hottendorf journal; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 7681, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Purchased from Lynn Pulsipher in 2010.
Acquisition Information
Purchased; Lynn Pulsipher; 2010.
Subject Terms
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Hawaii Mission; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Swiss and German Mission; Mormon missionaries--Diaries
Genre / Form
Processing Information
Processed; Peter Hoyt, student manuscript processor, and John Murphy, curator; 2011.
Appraisal Information
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts. Details the life of Mormon missionaries and life in Utah in the early 20th century.
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Finding Aid Title
Hottendorf (Henry) journal
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Peter Hoyt, student manuscript processor, and John Murphy, curator.
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-07-08T12:24-0600
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Biographical History

Henry Hottendorf was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and served missions to the Hawaiian Islands and to Germany.

Henry Hottendorf was born November 2, 1852, in Ludingworth, Hannover, Germany, to Adolph Gustav and Anna Rebecca Hottendorf. He immigrated to the United States in 1876. He converted to the Mormon church in 1882. He was married to Katie McIntire on August 9th, 1883. In 1893 he served a mission in the Hawaiian Islands. He later served a mission to Germany. Henry Hottendorf died September 11, 1914, in Salt Lake County, Utah.

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