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Mormon missionaries -- East (U.S.) -- History

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

August J. Johnson papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 3166
Scope and Contents The bulk of the collection consists of the personal records of August J. Johnson while he was serving an Eastern States Mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1908-1910. It includes journals, some of which appear to be duplicates, correspondence with family members, expense records, a photograph album, hymn books, and missionary record form books. In addition there are a few items dated later in his life. The Photo Album is photocopied in the collection; the original has...

Ward E. Pack biography, genealogy, and other material

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 2167
Abstract The papers, included genealogy and a biographical sketch, of Ward E. Pack, 1837-1907.

Samuel W. Richards papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2854
Scope and Contents Photocopies of microfilmed copies of diaries, letters, notes, and financial records. Richards was born in Massachusetts in 1824 and joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He migrated to Nauvoo, Illinois, where he served in the "Nauvoo Legion" militia. Richards married Mary Parker in Nauvoo and moved to Utah in 1849. He served as missionary and mission president for his faith in Great Britain, the East U.S., and Europe. He was made a patriarch in 1902 and died in 1909.

We two became one

 File — Folder 1: [31197230333442]
Identifier: MSS 2368
Scope and Contents Autobiography details memories of his childhood in Arizona; his mission to the Eastern States Mission; church service; their teaching career; and family life. It also discusses his teaching religion at Brigham Young University.

John Mills Whitaker diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 293
Scope and Contents Photocopies of typewritten transcripts of a handwritten journal. The items were originally kept in Pitman shorthand. The entries are extensive and detailed. Whitaker was raised in Centerville, Utah but lived much of his adult life in Salt Lake City, Utah. Whitaker details his life and activities and makes observations on Utah society, the Mormon Church, and state and national politics. He had numerous callings in the Mormon Church and served as a missionary for that faith in the "Eastern...