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Sidney Algernon Coray mission diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 6037

Scope and Contents note

The Sidney Algernon Coray mission diaries, 1880-1883, includes two diaries from his mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to Hawaii.

Dates

  • 1880-1883

Creator

Conditions Governing Access note

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use note

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the Sidney Algernon Coray mission diaries must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

Sidney Algernon Coray (1855-1943) served a mission to Hawaii for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Sidney Algernon Coray was born July 9, 1855, in Tooele, Utah to Martha J. Knowlton Coray and Howard Coray. From 1880 – 1883 he served a mission to Hawaii for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Upon his return from his mission, he lived in Provo, Utah. On July 3, 1884, he married Lydia Lerwill Harding in the Salt Lake City Endowment House.

They moved to Mona, Utah, where they lived and where he operated the Coray ranch until 1901 when they moved to Payson, Utah, with their family. He worked as a farmer and contractor. An active member of the LDS Church, he served as a ward clerk in the Second ward. He and his wife were the parents of five children: Sid Coray, Eppie Coray Cloward, Howard Coray, Laban Harding, and Elizabeth Burdick.

Lydia Lerwell Harding Coray died April 17, 1943 in Payson, Utah. Sidney Algernon Coray died May 11, 1943 in Payson, Utah.

Extent

2 folders (0.02 linear ft.)

Language

English

Abstract

Missionary diaries from the LDS mission of Sidney Algernon Coray while serving in the Hawaiian Islands from 1880 to 1883.

Appraisal note

19th Century Mormon and Western Manuscripts.

Title
Register of Register of Sidney Algernon Coray mission diaries
Status
Completed
Author
John Murphy
Date
2008 January
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

Contact:
1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States