Biography of Gerhard Jensen family

Biography of Gerhard Jensen family

Dates: 1960-1977

20 photocopied leaves of a typewritten manuscript by Arola McDonald about the Gerhard Jensen family. Gerhard Jensen was a Mormon pioneer who came to the Salt Lake Valley, Utah; a polygamist; and colonist in Brigham City, Utah.

  • Extent: 20 p. (0.08 linear ft.)
  • Creator: McDonald, Arola Bott. -- Olsen, James
  • Call Number: MSS SC 928
  • 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 Biography of Gerhard Jensen family 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 928; Biography of Gerhard Jensen family; 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 928, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by Arola McDonald in 1977.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Arola McDonald; 1977.
Subject Terms
Jensen family; Brigham City (Utah)--Biography; Immigration and American Expansion; Mormon pioneers--Utah--Brigham City--Biography; Mormons--Utah--Brigham City--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).
Finding Aid ID Number
Finding Aid Title
Biography of Gerhard Jensen family
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Benjamin Sipes
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2010-10-05T08:38-0600
Finding Aid Language
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Biographical Note

McDonald is the great-granddaughter of Gerhard Jensen, a Danish Mormon.

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John Murphy
Curator - 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts