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Mormon missionaries -- England -- Diaries

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 48 Collections and/or Records:

William John Benbow Carter missionary journals

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197233636304]
Identifier: MSS 8258
Scope and Contents Materials include missionary journals for Carter's service in the area of Nottingham, England. Includes descriptions of Carter's attempts to find his ancestors and relatives throughout England. The fifth journal includes a description of his return to Utah via Sydney, Australia, and his report to President John Taylor upon his return. The sixth journal includes notes Carter took on his genealogy during his missionary service. Dated 1877-1879.
Dates: 1877-1879

Frederick William Chappell diary

 Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233639365]
Identifier: MSS 8318
Scope and Contents Typescript of a diary kept by Chappell during his service in the British Mission. He served primarily in the Manchester Conference. Includes a description of his travels from Utah to England. Transcribed by Dorrell Chappell Vickers, son of Louise Chappell Vickers, the oldest child and only daughter of Frederick William Chappell. Dated 1890-1891.
Dates: 1890-1891

Edwin M. Curtis mission journal

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230351329]
Identifier: MSS 7410
Abstract Journal is a record of the life Curtis led as he served a mission to Great Britain for the Latter-day Saint Church.
Dates: 1878-1879

William Horne Dame diary

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230345396]
Identifier: MSS 2862
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilmed copy of a handwritten diary. Dame writes about his missionary activities in England for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. This copy is often hard to read.
Dates: 1860-1861

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

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: [Barcode: 31197230348853]
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...
Dates: 1866-1868