Charles E. Jensen mission journals

Charles E. Jensen mission journals

Dates: 1895-1917

Collection contains one cd of scanned mission journals of Charles E. Jensen while he served as an LDS missionary in Tonga in 1895. The journals document the experiences he had while serving as a missionary and some financial and personal record keeping.

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.01 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Jensen, Charles Emanuel, 1865-1922
  • Call Number: MSS 7889
  • 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.
Languages and Scripts
Materials are 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 the Charles E. Jensen mission journals 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 7889; Charles E. Jensen mission journals; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 7889, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated in 2010.
Acquisition Information
Donated; 2010.
Subject Terms
Mormon missionaries--Tonga
Genre / Form
Processing Information
Processed; Elizabeth Ballif, student processor, and John M. Murphy, curator; 2011.
Appraisal Information
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts. Illustrates life as an LDS missionary during the late 19th century.
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Finding Aid Title
Jensen (Charles E.) mission journals
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Elizabeth Ballif, student processor, and John M. Murphy, curator
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-01-26T04:22-0700
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Biographical Info:

Biographical history

Charles E. Jensen was one of the first LDS missionaries to serve a mission in Tonga.

Charles E. Jensen was born around 1867. He lived in Riverton, Utah. Charles E. Jensen served a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to Tonga from 1895 to 1897. He was one of the first LDS missionaries to serve there. He and his wife Caroline had 4 children.

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Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts