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Box 5

 Container

Contains 7 Collections and/or Records:

XVII, personal journal / James E. Talmage, 1914

 Item — Box: 5, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 229 Series 1
Scope and Contents Typewritten journal includes nearly daily entries from January 1 to December 31, 1914. Begins and ends with Talmage in Salt Lake City, Utah. Most entries are of meetings, lectures, funerals, and other duties pertaining to his calling as an Apostle, particularly attending stake conferences, and his position as director of Deseret Museum. Mentions ordinations and setting apart of bishops, missionaries, and others in priesthood callings. Includes newspaper clippings and programs related to...

18, personal journal / James E. Talmage, 1915 January-August

 Item — Box: 5, Folder: 2
Identifier: MSS 229 Series 1
Scope and Contents Typewritten journal includes nearly daily entries from January 1 to August 31, 1915. Begins and ends with Talmage in Salt Lake City, Utah. Most entries are of meetings, lectures, funerals, and other duties pertaining to his calling as an Apostle, particularly attending stake conferences, and his position as director of Deseret Museum. Mentions ordinations and setting apart of bishops, missionaries, and others in priesthood callings. Includes newspaper clippings and programs related to Talmage....

19, personal journal / James E. Talmage, 1915 September-December

 Item — Box: 5, Folder: 3
Identifier: MSS 229 Series 1
Scope and Contents Typewritten journal includes nearly daily entries from September 1 to December 31, 1915. Begins with Talmage in Salt Lake City, Utah, and ends with him in Washington, DC. Most entries are of meetings, lectures, funerals, and other duties pertaining to his calling as an Apostle, particularly attending stake conferences, and his position as director of Deseret Museum. Mentions ordinations and setting apart of bishops, missionaries, and others in priesthood callings. Includes entries on trip to...

20, personal journal / James E. Talmage, 1916 January-May

 Item — Box: 5, Folder: 4
Identifier: MSS 229 Series 1
Scope and Contents Typewritten journal includes nearly daily entries from January 1 to May 31, 1916. Begins with Talmage in Washington, DC, and ends with him in Kansas City, Missouri. While in Washington, DC, Talmage mentions meeting President Woodrow Wilson at a reception at the White House as part of Pan-American Scientific Congress he attended in January. Also includes entries for his visits to other eastern states on Church business, much of the time accompanied by Walter P. Monson, president of the Eastern...

21, personal journal / James E. Talmage, 1916 June-December

 Item — Box: 5, Folder: 5
Identifier: MSS 229 Series 1
Scope and Contents Typewritten journal includes nearly daily entries from June 1 to December 31, 1916. Begins with Talmage in Kansas City, Missouri, and ends with him in Salt Lake City, Utah. Most entries are of meetings, lectures, funerals, and other duties pertaining to his calling as an Apostle, particularly attending stake conferences, and his position as director of Deseret Museum. Includes visit to Jackson Valley, Wyoming and parts of southeastern Idaho. Mentions ordinations and setting apart of bishops,...

22, personal journal / James E. Talmage, 1917-1918

 Item — Box: 5, Folder: 6
Identifier: MSS 229 Series 1
Scope and Contents Typewritten journal includes nearly daily entries from January 1, 1917, to December 31, 1918. Begins and ends with Talmage in Salt Lake City, Utah. Most entries are of meetings, lectures, funerals, and other duties pertaining to his calling as an Apostle, particularly attending stake conferences and traveling to different regions of the United States. Includes mentions of the escalation of warfare in Europe, including the eventual involvement of the United States in April 1917, and the...

James E. Talmage papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 229
Overview Thirty volumes of personal journals and four pocket diaries; school notes, notebooks, examinations, and memorabilia from his student days in England and America; lectures, notes, and administrative material from his years as a teacher and university president, as well as assignments completed by his students during that period; research notes on scientific and religiouis topics; materials relating to his work as a consulting gealogist and mining engineer; material from scholarly societies;...