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Notes on the life of Carl Christian Anton Christensen, pioneer artist

Notes on the life of Carl Christian Anton Christensen, pioneer artist

Dates: 1950-1975

Typescript of a biography of C. C. A. Christensen (1831-1912) by his granddaughter Norma Taggart "with the help of her daughter, Ethel Taggart Christensen." The account uses many direct quotes from the diaries and autobiography of C. C. A. Christensen. Mr. Christensen was an artist, writer, and historian who was born and raised in Denmark and later immigrated to Utah. He served as a missionary and as a patriarch for the Mormon Church. This biography is chiefly concerned with Mr. Christensen's career as an artist. Also included are two articles from Danish periodicals about Christensen and his art eareer.

  • Extent: 3 items
  • Creator: Christensen, Ethel Taggart. -- Taggart, Norma J. Christensen
  • Call Number: MSS SC 1092
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84606; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
Languages and Scripts
Materials are in English.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Notes on the life of Carl Christian Anton Christensen, pioneer artist 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 1092; Notes on the life of Carl Christian Anton Christensen, pioneer artist; 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 1092, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by Wesley Burnside in 1978.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Wesley Burnside; 1978.
Subject Terms
Christensen, C. C. A. (Carl Christian Anton), 1831-1912; Artists--Denmark--Biography.; Artists--Utah--Biography; Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences; Fine Arts; Mormons--Denmark--Biography; Mormons--Utah--Biography
Genre / Form
Biography
Appraisal Information
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).
Finding Aid ID Number
UPB_MSSSC1092
Finding Aid Title
Notes on the life of Christensen (Carl Christian Anton), pioneer artist
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Patsy Shin Hernandez
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2010-10-04T16:38-0600
Finding Aid Language
English


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