Bengt Johnson autobiography

Bengt Johnson autobiography

Dates: 1910

Photocopies of a holograph autobiography. Bengt Johnson Sr. was a Swedish convert to the Mormon Church and was baptized in 1854. He came to Utah in 1862 and settled in Provo. His account largely tells of his adjustment to Mormonism.

  • Extent: 17 p. (0.07 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Johnson, Bengt, 1829
  • Call Number: MSS SC 917
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th 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 Bengt Johnson autobiography 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 917; Bengt Johnson autobiography; 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 917, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by Farral Ogilvie in 1977.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Farral Ogilvie; 1977.
Subject Terms
Johnson, Bengt, 1829-; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; Religion; Immigration and American Expansion; Missions and Missionaries; Mormonism (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints); Mormon pioneers--Utah--Biography; Mormons--Sweden--Biography; Mormons--Utah--Provo--Biography; Pioneers
Genre / Form
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).
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Finding Aid Title
Johnson (Bengt) autobiography
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Benjamin Sipes
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2010-10-05T08:37-0600
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Biographical Note

Farmer and Mormon pioneer.

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