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Mormon missionaries -- England -- Diaries

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 48 Collections and/or Records:

Edmund Lovell Ellsworth papers

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197232593233]
Identifier: MSS 8686
Scope and Contents Contains a flash drive with a digital copy of Ellsworth's journal giving an account of his service in England, a journal kept while in prison in Yuma, Arizona, for polygamy, and a brief autobiography. Also includes a digital copy of a short journal and life sketches recorded by Ellsworth's wife, Mary Ann Jones; various manuscripts, photographs and family portraits; a family bible; and Ellsworth Family Organization information. Materials date from 1856 to 1925.
Dates: 1856-1925

Winslow Farr journals

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1420
Scope and Contents Collection includes daily accounts of his family, his church mission to England (vol. 2), the Utah War, persecutions concerning his practice of polygamy, his subsequent prison sentence, and his life in Colonia Dublán, Chihuahua, Mexico. Typescripts of the journals are also included in the collection.
Dates: 1856-1910

James Madison Flake diaries

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 961
Scope and Contents Handwritten diary kept from 1887 to 1889 when Flake was a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in England. Also included is a handwritten autobiography and diary. Flake summarizes his life to the year 1888 at which time he began a diary with many gaps and many short entries. Dates range from 1887 to 1929.
Dates: 1887-1929

Samuel Francis journal

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 3268
Scope and Contents Journal of Samuel Francis kept from 1850-1857, while he was serving a mission in England, Italy, and Switzerland. Contains a photocopy of the original journal, a photocopy of a typescript of the journal, several pedigree charts, and a biographical sketch. The journal is 245 pages long on pages that measure approximately 7-1/2 x 5-1/2 inches.
Dates: 1850-1857

Gilbert Henry Van Schoonhoven journal and letter, 1866-1868

Identifier: MSS 3315 Series 2
Scope and Contents Contains the missionary journal of Gilbert Van Schoonhoven, kept while he was serving as a Latter-day Saint missionary to the British Isles, from 1866 to 1868. Also includes a letter written to Gilbert from his wife Mary Emma while he was on his mission. Dated 1866-1868.
Dates: 1866-1868

William H. Homer research papers

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197231566099]
Identifier: MSS 825
Scope and Contents Collection includes handwritten and typewritten research notes, articles, genealogies, diaries, and biographies. Also included is Homer family correspondence. The family members lived in Utah, Wyoming, and Montana. The notes relate to Homer's research on Martin Harris (1783-1875). Also included is a diary Homer's father, William Harrison Homer, Sr., kept while he was on a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in England from 1867 to 1868.
Dates: 1867-1965

John Francis Howells missionary diary

 Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197239249961]
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.
Dates: 1893

Oliver Boardman Huntington papers

 Collection — Box 3
Identifier: MSS 162
Scope and Contents Collection contains diaries, ephemera, and patriarchal blessings produced by Oliver Boardman Huntington and his son, Oliver B. Huntington. Items document the early history of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, the Mormon exodus to the West, and the establishment and early development of Utah. Materials date from between 1843 and 1932.

Transcriptions of most items also available.
Dates: 1843-1932

James Madison Flake diaries

 Digital Record
Identifier: MSS961
Dates: 1889-1929

Jesse Bigler Martin diaries

 Digital Record
Identifier: MSS446