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Carl Christian Anton Christensen

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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 30
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Southern Utah Pioneers
Publisher Snow College
Date 1998
Type Text
Format image/jpeg
Language eng
Rights Management Snow College
Holding Institution Snow College
ARK ark:/87278/s6vh5m0s
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-03-01
Date Modified 2005-03-01
ID 326508
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6vh5m0s

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Title Carl Christian Anton Christensen
Description CCA's art was only one of his contributions to his Ephraim community. He served on the city council and pressed for improvement on city beautification, as well as purchase of land for a cemetery to replace the old pioneer site. Titled: Wheat Harvest in Ephraim and Harvest in Ephraim. Copies by Larry Nielson from CCA Christensen 1831-1912 Mormon Immigrant Artist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, p 47-used by permission He was a prolific writer, and frequently chided neglect and short-sightedness, but infused humor so the reader could not take offense. He encouraged the development of schools and parks, as well as local industries. A concern he expressed was that too much was devoted to shallow entertainment. Charles John, the eldest son, served a mission in Norway. When he returned home, CCA fulfilled another mission from 1887-1889. While there he wrote numerous essays on theology and doctrine. He translated scriptures and wrote for the mission publication Troublesome news arrived from home. His son, Niels Erastus, was killed in a saw-mill accident, and difficulties had arisen in obtaining title to some of his Manasseh farmland. When he returned home, he made visual aids for the Deseret Sunday School to use in church-wide publications, with the Book of Mormon as the text. Art had seemed somewhat irrelevant, as 100
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Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 30
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-23
Date Modified 2005-02-23
ID 326402
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6vh5m0s/326402