Blätter der Erinnerung

Blätter der Erinnerung

Dates: 1835-

251 p. handwritten journal (1835-1841) which contains detailed descriptions of various cities in France and England with generalizations about the customs and character of their people. Jozefe describes personal experiences and accounts of the political and industrial development of Europe in 1835, including assassination attempts against Louis Philippe, the cholera epidemic of 1836, the opening of Paris and Versailles railroads, the industrial exhibit of 1839, the unveiling of the Gutenburg monument (1840), and the return of the ashes of Napoleon I to Invalides. Also includes a 129 p. typescript of the journal and 120 p. English translation, both prepared by Leslie M. Grigg.

  • Extent: 3 items (480 p.) (1 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Jozefe, Wilhelm
  • Call Number: MSS SC 140
  • 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 in German with accompanying English translation.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Blätter der Erinnerung must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
English language title: Pages of reminiscence of Wilhelm Jozefe, Volume 4.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS SC 140; Blätter der Erinnerung; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 140, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Transferred from the Paul Henning Collection.
Acquisition Information
Transferred from the Paul Henning Collection.
Subject Terms
Gutenberg, Johann, 1397?-1468; Louis Philippe, King of the French, 1773-1850; Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821; Black Death; England--Description and travel; Epidemics--France--Paris; Europe--History--1815-1848; France--Description and travel; France--History--19th century; France--Politics and government; France--Social life and customs--19th century; Germany--Foreign relations--Great Britain; Great Britain--Foreign relations--Germany; Great Britain--History--19th century; Great Britain--Social life and customs--19th century; International Relations; Paris (France)--Exhibitions; Politics, Government, and Law; Railroads--Early works to 1850; Railroads--France; Strausberg (Germany)--Monuments
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Appraisal Information
19th Century Mormon and Western Manuscripts.
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Finding Aid Title
Blätter der Erinnerung
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Elisa Visick Benjamin Sipes
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-01-12T04:10-0700
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Biographical Info:

Biographical/Historical note

Wilhelm Jozefe traveled throughout Europe during the 19th century.

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