Life history of Martin Hansen

Life history of Martin Hansen

Dates: 1930

Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typewritten autobiography. Hansen migrated to Utah in 1857 by handcart. He also wrote about the problems of hunger and finding food from 1857 to 1859 when he was in Utah. He settled in American Fork, Utah.

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.01 linear ft.) : 6 p.
  • Creator: Hansen, Martin, 1847-1934
  • Call Number: MSS SC 3307
  • 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.
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Initial citation: MSS SC 3307; Life history of Martin Hansen; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 3307, LTPSC.
Custodial History
This item was photocopied from the 920 microfilm collection, reel 51.
Subject Terms
Hansen, Martin, 1847-1934; Immigration and American Expansion; Mormon handcart companies; Pioneers; Utah--Emigration and immigration; Utah--History
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19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts.
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Hansen (Martin), Life history of
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Finding aid prepared by Rose Frank
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This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-03-16T04:23-0600
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Biographical/Historical note

Member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints who migrated from Denmark to American Fork, Utah.

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Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts