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Missions and Missionaries

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Found in 26 Collections and/or Records:

William Ajax journals

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1488
Scope and Contents Contains holographs, photographs, and typescripts of journals, dated July 20 to December 27, 1861, and January 1, 1862 to December 31, 1863. The journals describe Ajax's activities as a missionary for the Mormon Church in England and Wales and include some newspaper clippings, part of which are from the Udgorn Seion, the Mormon publication in Wales. The clippings include British Mormon emigration statistics from 1841-1861. Ajax immigrated to the United States in 1862. Detailed diary entries...

Jesse O. Ballenger letters

 File — Folder 1: [31179230305408]
Identifier: MSS SC 795
Scope and Contents Photocopies of typescripts of four letters by Ballenger, three addressed to President Brigham Young and one to Apostle John Taylor outlining conditions in the settlement at Sunset Crossing, Arizona. Content includes relationship with local Native American tribes. Dated 1876-1877.

James Stephens Brown diary

 File — Folder 1: [31197230305549]
Identifier: MSS SC 807
Scope and Contents Photocopy of typescript. Author recounts his call to serve as a missionary among the Navajo Indians by Mormon church president Brigham Young (1801-1877); the trip to Arizona; his activities among the Indians; and his return to Utah a year later.

William Burton journal

 File — Folder 1: [31197230313758]
Identifier: MSS SC 1643
Scope and Contents Bound, typewritten, carbon copy of William Burton's journal (1841-1851), which includes extracts from Joseph Wood's journal (1839-1840). The record gives a detailed account of the journey to Utah with Brigham Young and Heber C. Kimball in 1848, missionary experiences, and some family genealogy.

Asa S. Calkins diary

 File — Folder 1: [31197230236496]
Identifier: MSS SC 226
Scope and Contents Holograph diary which contains blessings given to Calkins in 1850, experiences as a worker in the Mission home and as Mission President, letters received from Brigham Young and family, and letters sent to Brigham Young and family. A short biography is included with the diary.

Ephraim Green certificates

 File — Folder 1: [31197230344050]
Identifier: MSS 180
Scope and Contents Printed and handwritten certificates. These items certify that Green is of good character and is travelling to Hawaii on a mission for the Mormon Church. Two of the manuscripts are signed by the second president of the Mormon Church, Brigham Young.

Jacob Hamblin papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 815
Scope and Contents The letter from Brigham Young to Jacob Hamblin in this collection was written about one month before the Mountain Meadows Massacre took place. In it, Young appoints Hamblin to be president of the Santa Clara Indian mission and tells him to keep good relations with the Indians. This collection also contains four blessings given to Jacob Hamblin.

Francis Asbury Hammond papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 18
Scope and Contents Collection contains materials related to Hammond dealing with the early settlement of San Juan County in southern Utah and the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS) business of the San Juan Stake which comprised a large portion of southern Utah as well as parts of Colorado and Arizona. The collection includes personal and family correspondence, ecclesiastical correspondence, and journals. Personal and family correspondence relates to pioneer life in southern Utah in the...

Ansil Perse Harmon letter of introduction

 Collection — Folder 1: [31197233284949]
Identifier: Vault MSS 122
Scope and Contents Printed and signed letter of introduction for Ansil P. Harmon who was going on a mission for the Mormon Church.

Abraham Alonzo Kimball family papers

 Collection — Box 1: [31197232476082]
Identifier: MSS 2322
Scope and Contents This collection contains two journals belonging to Abraham Kimball, Sr. which record his missionary service from 1877-1879 and papers which include personal and Church related papers spanning the years between 1887-1888. Also included in the collection are family patriarchal blessings and histories, as well as two journals of Abraham A. Kimball Jr. which chronicle his mission to the Southern States from 1896-1898. This collection contains personal records of the Kimball family. Included are...