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|Title||Diaries of Frihoff Godfred Nielson [microform] : 1874-1935. Reel 1.|
|Creator||Nielson, Frihoff Godfred, 1851-1935.|
|Physical Description||Reel 1 ; 587 frames.|
|Biographical Note||Frihoff Godfrey Nielson (1851-1935) was born in Copenhagen. His father joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Denmark in 1855, and the family immigrated to Utah in 1861, settling in Weber County in 1862. Nielson helped colonize northeaster Arizona in 1876 (later part of Valencia County, New Mexico) and served on the Northern States Mission from 1899-1901. He later moved to Mesa, Arizona, where he worked on the Temple. He died in 1935.|
|Notes||Microfilm of the diaries of Frihoff Godfred Nielson, covering the years from 1874-1935. The diaries primarily consist of brief entries describing Nielson's daily life in Utah, Arizona, and New Mexico, including local news, trading with Indians, Church affairs, and agricultural work. The diaries also chronicle his mission to the Northern States and his work on the Temple in Mesa, Arizona. The diaries are arranged on three reels as follows: Reel 1 "“ 1875-1876 diary identified as "Peters and U.P.R.R., Morgan County, Utah " a diary dated 1874-1875 and two diaries identified as Sunset, Yavapai County, Arizona, and dated 1876-1879 and 1879-1886 Reel 2 "“ continuation of the same diary from 1886-1897 a diary dated 1898 a diary dated 1899-1900 and identified as Ramah, New Mexico and a diary begun at Marshall, Illinois, and dated 1900-1902 Reel 3 "“ diary dated 1902-1935 and a brief, chronological autobiography. Microfilm of copy made by the Office of the Church Historian from originals loaned by Frihoff Ellis Nielson, February 23, 1960. All inquiries about these items 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., 1968. 3 microfilm reels : negative 35 mm. Forms part of the Manuscripts Department's Mormon file, c.1805-1995.|
|Provenance||Microfilm of original loaned by George S. Tanner.|
Nielson, Frihoff Godfred, 1851-1935.
Frontier and pioneer life -- Arizona.
Frontier and pioneer life -- New Mexico.
Frontier and pioneer life -- Utah.
Mormons -- Arizona -- History -- 19th century.
Mormons -- New Mexico -- History -- 19th century.
Mormons -- Utah -- History -- 19th century.
Arizona -- History -- To 1912.
New Mexico -- History -- 1848-.
Utah -- History -- 19th century.
Diaries Arizona 19th century. (aat)
Diaries New Mexico 19th century. (aat)
Diaries Utah 19th century. (aat)
|Department||The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens. Manuscripts Department|
|Call Number||MSS MFilm 00624|
|Physical Collection||Mormon Manuscripts at the Huntington Library|
|Digital Collection||Mormonism and the West, Huntington Digital Library|
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|Cataloging Notes||Finding guide for entire collection: http://hdl.huntington.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15150coll1/id/5312.|
|Unique Digital Identifier||446298|