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Missions and Missionaries

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Found in 1142 Collections and/or Records:

Yesharah Society records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 730
Scope and Contents The Yesharah Society records contain items created by and collected by the society in the course of its operations. These items include a constitution and by-laws of the organization, correspondence, meeting minutes, pamphlets and programs, newspaper clippings and articles, scrapbooks, histories and biographies, music, and photos. The records come from the two Provo Chapters, Orem, Logan, and Salt Lake. The society was founded in Provo, Utah, in 1929 and the records go up to nearly the present...

Brigham Young and Willard Richards certificate of introduction

 Item — Folder 1: [31197233284816]
Identifier: Vault MSS 63
Scope and Contents Handwritten and signed certificate including the official seal of the territory of Utah with a green ribbon attached. The item is written "to whom it may concern." It introduces the bearer as an acquaintance of Brigham Young. The manuscript was probably used for missionaries of the Mormon Church. The item was signed by both Young and Willard Richards, an apostle in the Mormon Church.

Brigham Young letter

 Item — Folder 1: [31197233294351]
Identifier: Vault MSS 693
Scope and Contents Handwritten and signed letter dated September 5, 1860 calling James Wareham of Manti, Utah, to missionary service.

Brigham Young letter to Andrew S. Siler

 Item — Folder 1: [31197230338581]
Identifier: MSS 930
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a handwritten and signed letter dated December 1, 1854 and addressed to Andrew S. Siler in St. Louis, Missouri. Young offers encouragement to Siler, who was serving on a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Brigham Young letter to John R. Young

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 780
Scope and Contents Material contains a handwritten and signed letter dated March 1, 1857 addressed to John R. Young in Honolulu, Hawaii. The item was composed in Salt Lake City, Utah. Brigham Young encourages John, his nephew, and his fellow missionaries for the Mormon Church in Hawaii by making comparisons between the "quiet and purity that prevail in Utah" and the "gross darkness" that covers the other people of the Earth. He comments on the missionary work of the Mormon Church in China and shares news of that...

Brigham Spencer Young newspaper clippings

 File — Folder 1
Identifier: MSS 9275
Scope and Contents Contains two compact discs of scanned newpaper clippings compiled by Brigham Spencer Young from his mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in England. Dated 1935-1938.

Feramorz L. Young diary

 File — Folder 1: [31197230319524]
Identifier: MSS SC 2142
Scope and Contents Handwritten and bound diary. Young talks about his journey to Mexico and his cultural and religious experiences there while serving there. Young became ill on his mission and died at sea on his way back to Utah. He was buried at sea off the coast of Florida.

Levi Edgar Young papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 561
Overview Correspondence, journals, scrapbooks, lecture materials, published and unpublished manuscripts, memorabilia, and miscellany. The materials cover a large number of topics because of Young's involvement in religion, education, government (historical societies), and professional organizations. The diaries were kept while Young was serving as a missionary for the Mormon Church in Switzerland.

Norma P. Young papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1884
Scope and Contents Biographies, diaries, newspaper clippings, poems, correspondence, histories of Monticello, Utah, photographs of family members, and genealogies. The materials relate the Perkins family which settled in Monticello, Utah. The diaries deal largely with missions served by family members for the Mormon Church. Also included are accounts of family members attending college, encountering Indians, and working with women's organizations.

Phineas Young papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 2281
Scope and Contents Handwritten and typewritten autobiograpy, diary, biographies, and genealogies of Young's descendents. The diary covers the years 1856 and 1857 and document Young's mission to England. Young's atuboiography covers his life to 1857. Also included are two biographies of Young written by family members.