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Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. European Mission



  • Existence: 1854 - 1950


The European Mission (1854-1950) was a proselyting organization of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints based in Frankfurt, Germany.

Messages to the missionary, 1961: cover (Messages to the missionary) letter (Christmas 1961; President & Mrs. Alvin R. Dyer, European Mission, Frankfurt, Germany)

Deseret News 2001-2002 church almanac, 2000: page 427 (European Mission; organized 28 June 1854 with Franklin D. Richards as president; discontinued 14 February 1950; reopened 17 January 1960; discontinued 14 September 1965)

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

General correspondence, 1922-1923

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 31197231038594], Folder: 5
Identifier: MSS 15 Series 1 Sub-Series 1
Scope and Contents Materials include general correspondence dating 1922-1923, the time Whitney was president of the European Mission of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Most of the materials are reports sent to the First Presidency from Whitney about events in the European Mission. Some of the letters are personal, sent between Whitney and his sons. They contain information about the illness of Whitney's daughter Virginia. Some of the materials also include information about Whitney's own poor...
Dates: 1922-1923

Harold F. Nufer collection of the Lorin Farr papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 4221
Scope and Contents

The collection primarily consists of research materials (photocopies, manuscripts, etc.) compiled by the Winslow Farr Sr. Family Organization and Amy Oaks Long to write a biography of Lorin Farr. However, two original documents, including a ledger containing family biographical information, are also included.

Dates: 1820-2007

Photographs of James E. Talmage, Merry May Booth Talmage and missionaries from the European Mission

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233639084]
Identifier: MSS 8275
Scope and Contents

Materials include two photographs of James E. Talmage, his wife May, and missionaries for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints serving in the England Mission between 1926 and 1928. One photograph was taken by E. P. Short and the other was taken by the W. W. Winters photographer studio.

Dates: 1926-1928

James E. Talmage letter to Joseph Langhorn

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233635918]
Identifier: MSS 3835
Scope and Contents

File contains a letter from James E. Talmage which was written in his capacity as president of the European Mission of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on February 4, 1925. He writes to thank Joseph Langhorn for his public defense of the church and missionaries in Northampton, England.

Dates: 1925 February 4