Soren Peter Christensen diary

Soren Peter Christensen diary

Dates: 1873-1875

One handwritten bound journal in Danish. Christensen talks about his voyage from Denmark to America in 1871. Daily entries begin in May 1873 and record weather conditions and mining activities in Carbon, Wyoming.

  • Extent: 1 v. (86 p.)(0.09 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Christensen, Soren Peter, 1848-1931
  • Call Number: MSS SC 2068
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84606;
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
Languages and Scripts
Materials are in Danish and English.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Soren Peter Christensen diary 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 2068; Soren Peter Christensen diary; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 2068, LTPSC.
Subject Terms
Carbon (Wyo.)--History--Sources; Danish Americans--Utah--Ogden--History--Sources; Danish Americans--Wyoming--Carbon--History--Sources; Home and Family; Immigration and American Expansion; Lutherans--Utah--Ogden--History--Sources; Lutherans--Wyoming--Carbon--History--Sources; Ogden (Utah)--History--Sources; Pioneers; Ranchers--Utah--Ogden--History--Sources; Ranchers--Wyoming--Carbon--History--Sources; Social Life and Customs
Genre / Form
Appraisal Information
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (19th century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).
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Finding Aid Title
Christensen (Soren Peter) diary
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Benjamin Sipes
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This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2010-10-05T08:27-0600
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Biographical Note

Lutheran Danish immigrant to the U.S. who settled at first in Carbon, Wyoming and later became a rancher in Centennial Valley, Wyoming and Ogden, Utah.

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