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Duwayne Leroy Anderson missionary papers

Identifier: MSS 6060

Scope and Contents

Materials contain papers dated from 1922 to 1925, which include a mission journal and accompanying transcription, missionary meeting notes, "Swiss and German Mission of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints" LDS Church directory, and photograph and postcard albums. All these things were created in conjunction with Anderson's missionary service in Germany from 1922 to 1925.


  • 1922-1925


Language of Materials

Materials in English and German.

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 Duwayne Leroy Anderson missionary papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Coordinating Committee.

Biographical / Historical

Duwayne Leroy Anderson (1902-1967) served as a missionary in the Swiss and German Mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Duwayne Leroy Anderson was born on January 19, 1902, in Pleasant Grove, Utah, to Ole Anderson and Rasmine Nielsen Anderson. As a young man he worked in the fields and orchards of his home town and graduated from Pleasant Grove High School in 1920. The following year, 1921, he attended the Utah Agricultural College in Logan, Utah. In September 1922, he was called to serve a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Swiss German mission. Over the course of his LDS mission, Anderson worked in Konigsberg, Elbing, Stettin, Memel, Selbongen, and Leipzig. He completed his mission in 1925, and the following year he married Attla Fern Fagan in the Salt Lake City Temple on September 19, 1926. From 1926 to 1935 the family resided in Pleasant Grove, Utah; Syracuse, Utah; and Lehi, Utah. From 1935 to 1945, they lived on a farm in Oregon. Anderson died on April 7, 1967 in San Jose, California.


1 box (0.5 linear ft.)

1 folder (0.01 linear ft.)

Custodial History

Donated by LaVerle Lynn Anderson Dean, daughter of Duwayne LeRoy Anderson.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; LaVerle Lynn Anderson Dean.


LDS cultural, family, social, intellectual, mission, and religious history (19th Century Mormon and Western Manuscripts collection development policy, V, b, v, 1; March 2020)

Processing Information

Processed; Meghan Hoesch; March 2020.

Register of Duwayne Leroy Anderson missionary papers
John M. Murphy
February 2008
Description rules
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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