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|Title||Diaries of Kanute (Knud) Swensen [microform] : 1857-1902.|
|Creator||Swensen, Kanute, 1827-1902|
|Physical Description||947 frames.|
|Biographical Note||Kanute or Knud Swensen (1827-1902) was born in Denmark and moved to Utah in 1858. He died in Pleasant Grove, Utah, in 1902.|
|Notes||Microfilm of six diaries kept by Kanute Swensen between 1857 and 1902. The first three diary volumes, dated 1856-1860, 1860-1868, and 1868-1879, are in Danish and recall Kanute's work as a Mormon missionary in Denmark, his immigration to the United States, and his life in Utah. The diaries kept after 1879 are in English and primarily recall Swensen's life in Pleasant Grove, Utah, including attending meetings and Sunday school, meeting with other Danish immigrants, and doing agricultural work. The last three diaries are dated 1883-1890, 1890-1900, and 1900-1902. All inquiries about this item should be directed to the H. Russell Smith Foundation Curator of Western Historical Manuscripts at the Huntington Library, San Marino, CA. Microfilm. San Marino, Calif. : Huntington Library Photographic Dept., 1949. 2 microfilm reels : negative 35 mm. Forms part of the Manuscripts Department's Mormon file, c.1805-1995.|
|Provenance||Microfilm of originals loaned by John C. Swensen, July 27, 1949.|
Swensen, Kanute, 1827-1902.
Frontier and pioneer life -- Utah.
Mormon missionaries -- Denmark.
Mormons -- Denmark -- History -- 19th century.
Mormons -- Utah -- History -- 19th century.
Overland journeys to the Pacific.
Denmark -- History -- 1789-1900.
Utah -- History -- 19th century.
Diaries Denmark 19th century. (aat)
Diaries Utah 19th century. (aat)
|Department||The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens. Manuscripts Department|
|Call Number||MSS MFilm 00175|
|Physical Collection||Mormon Manuscripts at the Huntington Library|
|Digital Collection||Mormonism and the West, Huntington Digital Library|
|Restrictions||For information on using Huntington Library materials, please see Reproductions of Huntington Library Holdings: http://www.huntington.org/WebAssets/Templates/content.aspx?id=588 .|
|Language||Danish [dan] ; English [eng]|
|Cataloging Notes||Finding guide for entire collection: http://hdl.huntington.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15150coll1/id/5312.|
|Unique Digital Identifier||446209|