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Mormon missionaries -- England -- Diaries

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:

Abraham H. Cannon journals, 1881-1895

 Sub-Series — Carton 2: Series 1; Series 2, Folder: 1-2
Identifier: MSS 6154 Series 1 Sub-Series 4
Scope and Contents Contains excerpts from the daily journal of Abraham H. Cannon. Materials are transcripts and photocopies of original journals. Includes experiences from his mission in England, Germany, and Switzerland, as well as details from his time serving as a president of a Quorum of the Seventy and in the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles. Dated 1881-1895.
Dates: 1881-1895

Alvin Benson papers, 1898-1903

 Series
Identifier: MSS 8555 Series 3
Scope and Contents Contains the personal papers of Alvin Benson (1859-1942), including two missionary journals and a letter written to him. All documents are dated between 1898-1903.
Dates: 1898-1903

Arthur N. Taylor missionary diary, 1900-1901

 Series — Folder 1: Series 1 [Barcode: 31197233622445]
Identifier: MSS 7527 Series 1
Scope and Contents This series includes one diary of 36 pages of hand-written entries spanning over 4 months of Arthur N. Taylor's mission in England.
Dates: 1900-1901

Benson family correspondence, 1881-1965

 Series
Identifier: MSS 8555 Series 4
Scope and Contents Contains letters of the Orton family, primarily from Alexander and Jane, and miscellaneous letters to or from members of the Benson family. These documents are dated between 1881 and 1965.
Dates: 1881-1965

David John diary, 1856-1885

 Item — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197225505582], Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 21
Scope and Contents Handwritten diary of John covering his life from February 1856-May 1885. Parts of the diary are nearly daily entries, and parts are summaries of months or years of time. An autobiography of John up to 1856 is included in the first pages of this volume. Contents of the remainder of the volume include descriptions of John's mission to Wales from 1856-1859, his marriage to Mary Wride in 1860, migration to Utah in 1861, experiences settling in Provo and serving in a bishopric, stake Sunday School...
Dates: 1856-1885

David John diary, 1885-1889

 Item — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197225505582], Folder: 2
Identifier: MSS 21
Scope and Contents Handwritten diary of John covering his life from June 1885-May 1889. Includes descriptions of his experiences in his duties as regional presiding bishop for the Utah Stake, member of the Utah Stake presidency, and Utah Stake Sunday School superintendent. Also includes entries related to his arrest, trial, hiding, and eventual time in prison for polygamy. Pages 320-329 includes a lis of people imprisoned for "the celestial law of marriage" from November 1884-June 1887. John also includes...
Dates: 1885-1889

David John diary, 1889-1895

 Item — Box 2: [Barcode: 31197225505590], Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 21
Scope and Contents Handwritten diary of John covering his life from June 1889-April 1895. Includes descriptions of his experiences in his duties as regional presiding bishop for the Utah Stake, member of the Utah Stake presidency, and Utah Stake Sunday School superintendent. Most of the contents are of ordinations performed, local Church units organized, or conferences and meetings attended. Includes some transcriptions of his remarks given at meetings, dreams or visions he received, and some letters John sent...
Dates: 1889-1895

David John diary, 1895-1903

 Item — Box 2: [Barcode: 31197225505590], Folder: 2
Identifier: MSS 21
Scope and Contents Handwritten diary of John covering his life from April 1895-April 1903. Includes descriptions of his experiences in his duties as regional presiding bishop for the Utah Stake, member of the Utah Stake presidency, and president of the Utah Stake. Also includes entries during his time as vice president of the Brigham Young University Board of Trustees. Most of the contents are of administering to the sick, blessings given, conferences and other meetings attended, dreams and visions received,...
Dates: 1895-1903

David John diary, 1903-1951, bulk: 1903-1908

 Item — Box 3: [Barcode: 31197225505608], Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 21
Scope and Contents Handwritten diary of John covering the remainder of his life from May 1903-December 1908. Includes descriptions of his experiences in his duties as president of the Utah Stake and as vice president of the Brigham Young University Board of Trustees. Most of the contents are of administering to the sick, blessings given, conferences and other meetings attended, dreams and visions received, funerals attended and spoke at, letters sent or received, priesthood ordinations given, organizations of...
Dates: 1903-1951; Majority of material found within 1903-1908

Gilbert Henry Van Schoonhoven journal and letter, 1866-1868

 Series
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