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Missionary Training Center Gospel research and training materials, approximately 1929-2011

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 5545 Series 2

Scope and Contents

Contains studies and research done by the Missionary Training Center and gospel training materials such as DVDs, textbooks, and pamphlets to teach missionaries and Mission Presidents how to teach the Gospel. This includes Mission President/Visitor's Center Director seminar files and media, the original systems of missionary discussions, the development of the Preach My Gospel system by manuscript chapter, curriculum committee materials, proselyting area books, TRC journals, missionary planning, assorted training and analysis files (including slides), missionary standard guides, cultural handbooks, meeting minutes, guidelines for Church logos, business policies, and media items (training CDs and DVDs, slides, archived files, gospel art, backups, interviews and auditions, computer software, devotionals, music for Preach My Gospel segments, and General Conference). Materials dated approximately 1929-2011.


  • approximately 1929-2011


Conditions Governing Access

Restricted. Closed for 35 years from the date of creation of the records, and thereafter open to the public in accordance with the University Archives Policy.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Missionary Training Center records must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the Special Collections Coordinating Committee.

Administrative History

From the Collection:

The Missionary Training Center (1978-) in Provo, Utah, trains missionaries of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints before they depart to their specific assignments around the world.

The Missionary Training Center began operation in 1978 to replace the Language Training Mission. The campus can house up to 4,000 missionaries at a time. Approximately fifty languages are taught at the MTC by staff composed mostly of returned missionaries.


17 cartons

2 boxes

4 oversize boxes

Language of Materials