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H. Ted Price collection

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 9285

Scope and Contents

A VHS tape labeled, "H. Ted Price Collection; 1948-49." The video shows H. Ted Price on his mission and a few other young men, showing the members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and landscapes within the Central Pacific Mission post- World War II. Locations include Japan and Hawaii. Dated 1948 to 1949.


  • 1948-1949


Conditions Governing Access

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the H. Ted Price collection must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Coordinating Committee.

Biographical Note

H. Ted Price (1925-2010) was one of the first missionaries for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to Japan.

Ted Price was born Harrison Theodore Price on June 3rd, 1925 in Atlanta, Idaho. During WWII, he served as a Marine in Japan, and on returning home, he attended the University of Utah. In 1948, Ted was one of the first five missionaries in the recently opened Japan mission, where he served for four years. Ted married Ramona Calvert in the Hawaii Temple in 1951. Worked as the District Director for the Immigration and Naturalization Service covering all of Asia. Later in life, he served as the Tokyo Japan Mission President, and as the Mission President of the Japanese Missionary Training Center. Ted died in Murray, Utah on April 19, 2010.


1 folder (0.05 linear ft.)

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Custodial History

Eric A. Eliason found this tape at his father's home and donated it to the L. Tom Perry Special Collections. It is unknown how his father acquired the tape.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Eric A. Eliason; February 2019.


Utah and the American West (20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts, II B VI).

Processing Information

Processed; Meghan Hoesch, student manuscript processor, and John M. Murphy, curator; May 03, 2019.

Register of H. Ted Price collection
Meghan Hoesch, student manuscript processor
3 May 2019
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Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States