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Andrew Jenson : historian, churchman, traveler, missionary and author

Andrew Jenson : historian, churchman, traveler, missionary and author

Dates: undated

Typewritten draft of a biographical sketch written for the Utah State Historical Society of a Mormon pioneer, missionary, author-journalist and assistant Latter-day Saint Church historian. It describes (mainly through excerpts from his autobiography) his activities in those capacities, as well as his emigration from Denmark to Utah and family data. Also included are two articles by Newell Knight and an article from the Salt Lake City Historian's Office pertaining to "Washington Square."

  • Extent: 1 item (16 p.)
  • Creator: Jenson, Harold H., 1895
  • Call Number: MSS SC 606
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84606; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
Languages and Scripts
Materials are in English.
Arrangement
Collection maintained in original order.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Andrew Jenson : historian, churchman, traveler, missionary and author 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 606; Andrew Jenson : historian, churchman, traveler, missionary and author; 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 606, LTPSC
Custodial History
Donated by Harold H. Jenson in l976.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Harold H. Jenson; l976.
Subject Terms
Jenson, Andrew, 1850-1941; Knight, Newel, 1800-1847; Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences; Immigration and American Expansion; Journalism; Mormon missionaries--Denmark; Mormon pioneers; Pioneers; Salt Lake City (Utah)--History
Genre / Form
Articles; Biography
Appraisal Information
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).
Finding Aid ID Number
UPB_MSSSC606
Finding Aid Title
Jenson (Andrew) : historian, churchman, traveler, missionary and author
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Morgan Crockett
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2010-10-05T08:33-0600
Finding Aid Language
English
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Son of Andrew Jenson.



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