Leroy Laurits Larsen missionary diary

Leroy Laurits Larsen missionary diary

Dates: 1912-1913

Handwritten diary kept during his service as a missionary for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Norway. Tells of his everyday life, missionary work, and transfers. Back of the diary includes a hand copy of a letter written by Leroy's father, N. S. Larsen, detailing his migration from Denmark to Salt Lake City, Utah, with the latter's brother, Hans.

  • Extent: 1 v. (75 p.) (0.06 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Larsen, Leroy Laurits, 1887. -- Larsen, N. S. (Niels S.), 1852-1942
  • Call Number: MSS SC 2866
  • 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.
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Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS SC 2866; Leroy Laurits Larsen missionary diary; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 2866, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Purchased from Nathaniel Cook.
Acquisition Information
Purchased; Nathaniel Cook.
Subject Terms
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; Religion; Missions and Missionaries; Mormonism (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints); Immigrants--Utah; Mormons--Denmark; Danish Americans--History--Sources; Mormon Church--Missions--Norway; Larsen, Leroy Laurits, 1887-; Larsen, N. S. (Niels S.), 1852-1942
Genre / Form
Diaries; Letters
Appraisal Information
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
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Finding Aid Title
Larsen (Leroy Laurits) missionary diary
Finding Aid Author
Benjamin Sipes
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This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on 2015-11-05 21:03:29 -0700.
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