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Mormon Church -- Missions -- Southern States -- History

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 36 Collections and/or Records:

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.

Willard Washington Bean autobiography,|f1880-1978.

 File — Folder 1: [31197230312826]
Identifier: MSS SC 1529
Scope and Contents Softbound photocopy of a typewritten autobiography which includes a newsclipping from "The Church News." Willard W. Bean served the Mormon Church for 29 years and acquired many properties for the Mormon Church in New York State, including the Hill Cumorah.

Willard Washington Beans papers

 File — Folder 1: [31197230321710]
Identifier: MSS SC 2271
Scope and Contents Photocopies of a typewritten autobiography, a newspaper clipping, a Mormon Church blessing, and an essay. Also included are photocopies of handwritten letters received by Bean. These items include letters received from Mormon Church leaders Heber J. Grant and J. Golden Kimball. Bean was a missionary to the Southern States and lived in Palmyra, New York from 1915 to 1939.

Edward L. Black journals

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1603
Scope and Contents Eight original handwritten and bound journals and typescripts of the same. The items describe the experiences of Edward L. Black while serving as a missionary in the Southern States Mission of the Mormon Church.

George H. Carver diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 524
Scope and Contents Photocopy of handwritten diaries. The collection consists of two diaries. The first was kept from 1879 to 1880 while Carver was serving in the Southern States. The second was kept from 1898 to 1899 while Carter was working in the Northwestern States. Also included is an account of Carter's interview with a female servant of the infamous John D. Lee, who was associated with the Mountain Meadows Massacre of 1857.

Christen Frank Christensen autobiography

 File — Folder 1: [31197230235266]
Identifier: MSS SC 179
Scope and Contents Typescript of an autobiographical sketch. Christensen writes about settling in Kanosh, Utah, his experiences as a missionary for the Mormon Church in the Southern States, and his marriage to Clara A. Kimball in 1886.

Andrew F. Smith diary

 File — Folder 1: [31197230337310]
Identifier: MSS 494
Scope and Contents Handwritten diary. Smith writes short statements about his daily activities while serving on a mission for the Mormon Church in the Southern States.

James G. Duffin diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1696
Scope and Contents Handwritten and bound diaries. Also included are bound photocopies of the handwritten journals. The items are for the years 1887 through 1889 when Duffin served as a missionary for the Mormon Church in the Southern States Mission. The diaries also cover the years 1901 through 1906 when Duffin was president of the Southwestern States Mission (1900-1904) and of the Central States Mission (1904-1906) also for the Mormon Church. Duffin includes handwritten copies of letters both sent and...

Warren N. Dusenberry diary

 File — Folder 1: [31197230334341]
Identifier: MSS 1060
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a handwritten diary dept from January 1 to December 31, 1868 while Dusenberry was serving on a mission for the Mormon Church in the Southern States.

Henry Charles Eddington diaries

 Collection — Folder 1: [31197231045904]
Identifier: MSS 1231
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a handwritten diary from 1886 to 1888 when Eddington was serving as a missionary for the Mormon Church in the Southern States of the United States and in England. He was transferred from the Southern States to England because of hostile activities against the Mormon missionaries. Also included is a typescript of a diary kept by Eddington from September to December in 1879. He writes about the weather while passing through various communities in Utah.