Edward Schoenfeld autobiography

Edward Schoenfeld autobiography

Dates: 1912

Holograph autobiography (three leaves), genealogy of the Schoenfeld and Springall families (two leaves), and a postcard of Tansberg, Germany, where Edward was born. Schoenfeld joined the Mormon Church in 1855, migrated to Utah in 1857, and settled in Provo. He married Mary Alice Springall and served as mission president to the Swiss and German Mission for the Mormon Church from 1870 to 1872. He also edited the Mormon Church magazine "Stern" while serving as mission president.

  • Extent: 5 p. + 1 postcard
  • Creator: Shoenfeld, Edward, 1832-1914
  • Call Number: MSS SC 1076
  • 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.
  • Images: http://cdm15999.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15999coll20/id/20626
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Materials are in English.
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It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Edward Schoenfeld 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 SC 1076; Edward Schoenfeld autobiography; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 1076, LTPSC.
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Mormon missionaries--Germany; Mormon pioneers--Biography; Mormon missionaries--Switzerland; Mormons--Germany--Biography; Mormon Church--Missions--Europe; Missions and Missionaries; Mormonism (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints); Religion; Springall family; Shoenfeld, Edward, 1832-1914; Shoenfeld family
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19th Century Mormon and Western Manuscripts.
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Finding Aid Title
Shoenfeld (Edward) autobiography
Finding Aid Author
Elisa Visick
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This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on 2015-06-17 17:35:11 -0600.
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Biographical History

Mormon Church leader and pioneer to Utah.

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