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William Thomas Ogden missionary photographs, approximately 1898-1901

 Series
Identifier: MSS 8999 Series 2

Scope and Contents

Contains nineteen photographs from Ogden's service as a missionary in Samoa. Dated approximately 1898-1901.

Dates

  • approximately 1898-1901

Conditions Governing Access

Materials are stores in the Cold Vault and access requires 24 hours advance notice.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the William Thomas Ogden missionary diaries and photographs must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Coordinating Committee.

Biographical / Historical

From the Collection:

William Thomas Ogden (1873-1948) was a Mormon missionary in Samoa and merchant in Richfield, Utah.

William Thomas Ogden was born December 14, 1873, in Richfield, Utah, to Thomas Ogden and Ann Marsh. In 1898, William was called to serve as a missionary for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Samoan Islands. He served there until 1901. On April 3, 1902, William married Elizabeth Ann Baker in the Salt Lake Temple, and they had eight children together.

William and Elizabeth raised their family in Richfield, Utah, where William was a merchant. In 1941, Elizabeth passed away. William remarried in 1943 to Sophia Baker.

William Thomas Ogden died on January 24, 1948, in Richfield, Utah.

Extent

1 oversize folder : 3 photographs

1 folder : 16 photographs

Language

English

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

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