Peter O. Hansen diary

Peter O. Hansen diary

Dates: 1849

Typescript copy of a first person account of overland travel from Iowa to Utah during spring and summer, 1849 with the Howard Egan Company of Wagons.

  • Extent: 1 item (12 p.)
  • Creator: Hansen, Peter Olsen, 1818-1895
  • Call Number: MSS SC 220
  • 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 English.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Peter O. Hansen 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 220; Peter O. Hansen diary; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 220, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Gift of Alice B. Heagy, 1979.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Alice B. Heagy; 1979.
Subject Terms
Egan, Howard, 1815-1878; Immigration and American Expansion; Mormon pioneers; Overland journeys to the Pacific; Overland Journeys to the Western United States
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).
Finding Aid ID Number
Finding Aid Title
Hansen (Peter O.) diary
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Elisa Visick
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2010-10-05T08:29-0600
Finding Aid Language
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Mormon pioneer and church leader.

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Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts