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Missions and Missionaries

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Found in 1142 Collections and/or Records:

George Edward Anderson diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1477
Scope and Contents Handwritten diaries for the years 1895-1904, 1908-1909, 1914-1915, and 1919-1920. Anderson writes about his family life, his studio in Springville, Utah, and his travels throughout southern Utah with his tent gallery. Three of the items deal with his mission for the Mormon Church in England and describe Anderson's photographing of Mormon history landmarks in the Eastern United States.

Shauna Christine Anderson Young research on Scandinavian missionaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 8370
Scope and Contents Contains files collected and created by Young while researching for the book "Legacy of Sacrifice: Missionaries to Scandinavia, 1872-1894," which she co-authored with Susan Easton Black. Files consist primarily of biographical histories and genealogical information of the missionaries who were sent by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to Scandinavia in the latter part of the 19th century. This information was sent to Young by descendants or other relatives of these missionaries...

Milo Andrus journals

 File — Folder 1: [31197230312073]
Identifier: MSS SC 1499
Scope and Contents Photocopies of typewritten journals and genealogy of Milo Andrus who was a missionary for the mormon Church in the 19th century. A photocopy of a typed transcript of a letter addressed to Brigham Young by Andrus (1854) in which he gives an account of the Mormons in St. Louis, Missouri. Also included is a photocopy of a biography of Milo Andrus by Gary L. Pickell (1979). Andrus' diaries tell of experiences while a missionary in England during 1849, of crossing the plains from Nebraska...

Bill L. Argyle papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 8957
Scope and Contents Contains materials pertaining to the life and missionary service of Bill L. Argyle. Includes his personal photograph slides (1962-1964) from his mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints among the Navajo Indians, and other photographs. Includes three CDs of Oral History for the Brigham Young University "Bringing the Past to Life" Oral History Project. Personal papers include a funeral service program for Bill L. Argyle, photograph descriptions, and a list of the names of...

Lorraine Morton Ashton collection on Ermel J. Morton

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 6273
Scope and Contents Collection consists of papers relating to the dictionary Ermel J. Morton, a Mormon missionary who went to Tonga, created from English to Tongan and Tongan to English, his accounts of his mission and translating the Book of Mormon, a history of his wife, a catalog of his materials from home, a typed copy of the talks at his funeral and a Tongan grammar book. There is also a book written about the time the family spent in Tonga.

Wendell J. Ashton collection on the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints' 150th Anniversary in England

 File — Folder 1: [31197232477577]
Identifier: MSS 6222
Abstract The collection consists of speeches made by President Ronald Reagan, Gordon B. Hinckley, Ezra Taft Benson and Sir Rhodes Boyson at the celebratory 150th anniversary dinner of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in England. It also includes letters by David Whittaker to the donor Wendell J. Ashton.

William Frank Atkin papers

 Collection — Box 1: [31197232484912]
Identifier: MSS 341
Scope and Contents Correspondence, diaries, and a biography. The diaries relate to Atkin's missions to New Zealand from 1903 to 1906 and from 1916 to 1918. The correspondence is from family members and friends and largely relates to family matters and to Atkin's missionary activities. The biography is a history of Atkin's father, Thomas Atkin (1833-1919), who was a Mormon pioneer that was active in Tooele County politics. The biography also includes information about the Mormon response to the Utah Expedition...

Urvin Gee autobiography

 File — Folder 1: [31197230336585]
Identifier: MSS 938
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a typewritten autobiograpy. Gee writes about growing up in Moroni, Utah; attending the University of Utah; teaching school in Moroni from 1901 to 1938; serving a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Britain; performing temple work for the Church in Arizona in 1946 and 1947; and complains of poor eyesight late in his life.

Autobiography of Elder James Ferguson Bell, including a history of the Malta Mission

 Item — Folder 1: [31197231009629]
Identifier: MSS 7528
Scope and Contents Typescript copy of the original autobiography by Bell, describing his life between April 1827 to March 1855. The document also contains information about the work of Bell during his presidency in the Malta Mission from 1853 to 1855. Original document was written in Pitman shorthand. The transcription is dated November 1998.

Autobiography of Wesley C. Carter

 Item — Folder 1: [31197239251256]
Identifier: MSS 9179
Scope and Contents Contains an autobiography of the life of Wesley C. Carter. Includes information about his personal and professional activities. Includes personal stories from his childhood, adolescent, and adult life, notes positions held in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and discusses the work he completed while serving his building missions in the British Isles and the Southern United States. Dated approximately 1993.