John D. Woodward missionary journals
Scope and Contents note
Contains two missionary journals of John D. Woodward during his two-and-a-half year mission to West Germany from 1954 to 1957. The mission journals chronicle his experiences as a missionary, as well as provide a glimpse into life in Germany after the Second World War. John was very consistent about keeping a journal, so the journals are inclusive of all the days of his mission.
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Open for public research.
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It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the John D. Woodward mission journals must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
John D. Woodward (b. 1934) was a Mormon missionary in West Germany.
John D. Woodward was born on August 1, 1934. From September 8, 1954 to March 27, 1957, he served as a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to the West Germany Mission. During this time, he served in many capacities in the mission. After returning from his mission, John attended school at Brigham Young University. On March 28, 1964, he and Constance J. Perry were married in Los Angeles, California.
1 half box (0.25 linear ft.)
Contains the two missionary journals of John D. Woodward that document his mission to West Germany from 1954 to 1957.
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More detailed finding aid available in repository upon request.
Custodial History note
Donated by John D. Woodward in 2009.
Immediate Source of Acquisition note
Donated; John D. Woodward; 2009 (A2009.10.462)
Provides insight into the life of an LDS missionary in West Germany right after WWII.
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy 5.VII, August 2007).
Processing Information note
Processed; Elizabeth Ballif, student processor and John Murphy, curator; 2009.
- Register of John D. Woodward mission journals
- Elizabeth Ballif, student processor, and John Murphy, curator
- 5 November 2009
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- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.