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Mormon Church -- Missions -- French Polynesia -- Tahiti (Island)

 Subject
Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Grant Lee Benson papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 304
Overview Lesson outlines, notes, scriptural references, grammar and vocabulary words, word lists, publications, patriarchal blessings, and correspondence. Most of the materials relate to the Tahitian language and Benson's attempts to master it and use it in his missionary work.
Dates: 1917-1921

Matthew and Elva T. Cowley papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1470
Scope and Contents Holographs, typescripts (some duplicated), printed material and newspaper clippings (photocopies). Contains journals, correspondence, mission papers, speeches and notes, newspaper clippings, and memorabilia concerning Cowley's mission to New Zealand, time as a student in Washington, D.C., his life as a mission president and Apostle, and the development of missionary activity in the South Pacific and Orient. Also included are an autobiography by Elva T. Cowley and Cowley family histories.
Dates: 1914-1980

John Richard and Horace Eugene Hess papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 3072
Abstract Papers, scrapbooks and photographs of two LDS missionaries, John Richard Hess and Eugene Horace Hess, dated 1930-1933, 2000-2003.
Dates: 1930-1933; 2000-2003

Orson Pratt correspondence

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230308527]
Identifier: MSS SC 1065
Scope and Contents Photocopies of two letters. One, dated 30 April 1857, was sent to "my dear wife Juliaett" from Orson and deals with family matters. The other, dated 26 Jan. 1851, was written by Louisa P. Pratt (wife of Orson) to "dear cousin Jane." This missive was written while Louisa was with Orson on a mission to the Tahitian Islands. It describes the island of Tapai in that group and gives an account of missionary activities there.
Dates: 1851-1857

Ray T. Wilcox autobiographical sketch

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230328921]
Identifier: MSS SC 2984
Scope and Contents Briefly describes his U.S. Army service during World War II; church service, including a Latter-day Saint mission in Tahiti, 1946-1948; attendance at BYU; marriage; teaching high school; teaching at BYU Laboratory School and the College of Education; travels; and his family.
Dates: 1998