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Shirley R. Allen collection of Bailey and Garrett family papers

 Collection — oversize: 1
Identifier: MSS 9344
Scope and Contents Includes a photocopy of Langley Allgood Bailey's diary, kept from about 1885 to 1927, and provides an autobiographical sketch of Bailey's early life, his journey as a pioneer in the Martin handcart company, and his mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Also includes a scrapbook kept by Langley with documents and articles related to his life and his obituary in 1928. The scrapbook also includes several original poems and was kept in a Juab Stake Annual Report ledger,...

The diary of Joseph Lawson : while serving on a mission to England for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints from October 15, 1866 to January 10, 1868

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 3914
Scope and Contents Joseph Lawson Mission Diary (typed). 79 pages. 15 October 1866 to 10 January 1868. Joseph Lawson was called to serve a mission to England during a General Conference on 8 April 1866. The people in England were excited about his being there from Salt Lake City, his "mountain home," but weren't as interested in the Church at first. Joseph often felt inadequate but prayed for strength to do some good. The journal includes some family history information Joseph found while serving in England. It...

John Francis Howells missionary diary

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 9246
Scope and Contents Contains the missionary diary of John Francis Howells, who served in the British Mission from 1892-1894. He served primarily in Liverpool and Macclesfield, England; and, Cardiff, Aberdare, and Cwnbran, Wales. This diary is from 1893.

George Finlay Macdonald photograph

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 9365
Scope and Contents Contains a postcard photograph with the note, "Representatives of the B.Y.U. laboring in the British Mission at Elders Convention in London Sept. (9 -11)- 13 held at Deseret." George Finlay Macdonald (who is pictured second from the right, back row) served in the London Conference from 1913 to 1915. Materials dated approximately 1913.

William Harrison Maughan missionary journal

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 4109
Scope and Contents Materials include William Harrison Maughan's original journal that he kept from February 1875 to July 1876 while serving a mission in England for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from 1874 to 1876. It describes Maughan's sickness in England and his efforts to preach to the people, including family members and other ministers. The journal ends in July 1876 and has some details about Maughan's return to the United States. Dated 1875-1876.Also includes photocopies and...

Nathan Reeves mission diary

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 4237
Scope and Contents Photocopy of Reeves mission diary, covering January 1894 through February 1896.

A. Walter Stevenson papers and photographs

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1574
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a diary which Stevenson kept while on his mission in England during 1921-1923, 4 anti-Mormon posters acquired while on his mission, 4 scrapbooks, and miscellaneous items. The scrapbooks relate to Stevenson's travels and activities, especially with the Boy Scouts of America. Photographs are located in box 2 and mainly deal with Stevenson's involvement with the Boy Scouts of America. These photographs include pictures of LDS church leaders David O. Mackay, Harold B....

Theodore Turley diary

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 129
Scope and Contents Handwritten diary kept by Turley regarding his missionary experiences for the Mormon Church in the British Isles. Dated September 21, 1839-July 22, 1840.

Alexander Wright mission journal

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 5863
Scope and Contents Journal by Wright, March 1839 to January 1843, records his journey from Nauvoo, Illinois to the East Coast, his missionary efforts there and then his missionary labors in Scotland. He was one of the first missionaries to the country. It includes an account of his return on the Ship Sydney, and his activities in Altoona, Pennsylvania. His genealogy, financial accounts and some miscellaneous notations are included, including some work he performed on the Nauvoo Temple.

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