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Missions and Missionaries

 Subject
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Found in 1142 Collections and/or Records:

Mercy Harmon autograph book

 File — Folder 1: [31197232484854]
Identifier: MSS 333
Scope and Contents Autograph book with salutations and good wishes to Mercy and her husband, George. Many of these items were written by residents of St. George, Utah, when Mercy and George were leaving on a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Bahamas History Project sound recordings

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 7608
Content Description Contains 55 audiocassettes and 14 compact discs with preservation copies of each disc accompanying containing oral histories or interviews of Mormons in the Bahamas. The materials document the early growth and development of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the region. The tapes date 1999-2007, with the bulk of the recordings from 1999.

Nathan Bennett Baldwin journal

 File — Folder 1: [31197230314707]
Identifier: MSS SC 1703
Scope and Contents Photocopies of a handwritten diary. Baldwin describes his temporal and spiritual experiences as a missionary.

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.

Clarence Marcellus Barker papers

 Collection — Box 1: [31197223105948]
Identifier: MSS 2057
Scope and Contents Includes journals, notebooks, an autograph album, letters, and articles relating to his mission in Australia. Five journals document his missionary activities in Sidney, Tasmania, Adelaide, and Perth, including encounters with RLDS missionaries. Notebooks contain a statistical record of his missionary activities, and missionary references, including notes on polygamy and on the RLDS Church. Autograph album contains messages from missionaries, Church members, and other friends in Australia....

Harold S. Barnes journals

 Collection — Box 1: [31197232588654]
Identifier: MSS 8672
Scope and Contents Four journals written by Harold S. Barnes during his time as a missionary in the Eastern States Mission. Materials date from 1914-1917.

Emery F. Barrus letters and diary

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 947
Scope and Contents Nine handwritten letters and 6 pages of Elder Emery F. Barrus' journal kept while he served as a missionary for the Mormon Church in the Southern States Mission in 1899. Letters and journal describe both Barrus' travels and attempts to preach the restored gospel, primarily to people of Tennessee and Missouri. Both letters and journal pages are photocopied for patron use. Also included are the funerary program and a newspaper obituary of Ruth Hammond Barrus.

Calvin Henry Bartholomew scrapbook

 Collection — Folder 1: [31197232571734]
Identifier: MSS 8433
Content Description Contains a scrapbook from Bartholomew's mission. It features pictures of all the elders in the West German Mission that served with Clavin. Also contains a few notes explaining contents within the scrapbook. Materials are dated 1937-1939.

Alvin Pliny Bean essays

 File — Folder 1: [31197230321728]
Identifier: MSS SC 2272
Scope and Contents Typewritten talk, a biography of Bean's father, Willard Washington Bean, and a biography of Alvin Pliny Bean by Vicki Zimmerman. The biography of Willard Bean relates his missionary experiences for the Mormon Church in the Southern States, 1882-1884. The other items emphasize Alvin Bean's experiences in Palmyra.

George Washington Bean diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1038
Scope and Contents Handwritten diaries, two autobiographies, account books, patriarchal blessings, biographies of family members, and Bean family history and genealogy. Bean writes about his early life and migration to Utah; his work as an Indian interpreter from 1852 to 1853; his pursuit of the Ute chief, Walker, in 1854; his Indian mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Las Vegas, Nevada from 1855 to 1856; his life in Provo, Utah; his participation in the Black Hawk Indian War; and his...