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Latter Day Saint missionaries -- Scotland -- Diaries

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

William Eccles journal

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197225538104]
Identifier: MSS 3313
Scope and Contents

Journal kept by Eccles while on a mission to Great Britain, serving mostly in the Scottish conference.

Dates: 1906

Andrew Ferguson diaries and autobiography

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 1055
Scope and Contents Holograph autobiography, diary, and notebook containing speeches, council meeting minutes, and journal additions. Ferguson writes about his ancestors, early life, education, and his conversion to the Mormon Church in 1844. His diaries cover the years 1852-55 and 1879-80 while serving as a missionary in Scotland. Many entries are lengthy and detailed, but there are several gaps. Ferguson made the overland journey from Atchison, Kansas to Salt Lake City in 1855, and writes briefly of...
Dates: 1852-1880

Appleton Milo Harmon autobiography and diary

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 75
Scope and Contents Handwritten diaries. Includes several pages of family genealogy. Volume 1 describes Harmon's overland journeys in 1847, 1848, 1849 and 1850. Harmon traveled from Nebraska to the Upper Platte Ferry (1847), from Nebraska to Salt Lake City (1848), from Salt Lake City to the Upper Platte Ferry (1849), and from Salt Lake City to the East Coast to serve a mission to England (1850). Harmon writes about weather, Indian encounters, and the nature of the trail. Volume 2 describes Harmon's overland...
Dates: 1850-1853

William Henderson journal

 Item — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197233653325]
Identifier: MSS 8210
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a handwritten diary by Henderson, documenting the years 1885 to 1887 when he served as a missionary in the British Isles for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He describes his journey from Utah to Liverpool with brother-in-law Anton Anderson, and he details his travels and ministry in Scotland, where he spent the entirety of his mission. Most of Henderson's religious, family, social, and tourist experiences as a missionary take place primarily in the southern part...
Dates: 1885-1887

Daniel S. MacFarlane journals

 File — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197231210995]
Identifier: MSS 1629
Scope and Contents

Three original missionary journals, photocopies of these items, and photocopies of a scriptural reference book and two death certificates. Macfarlane, a resident of Cedar City, Utah, describes his temporal and religious experiences while serving on this mission.

Dates: 1877-1929

Scottish mission diary of Mormon elder , date of production not identified

 Item — Box 8: Series 9; Series 10 [Barcode: 31197230220631], Folder: 7
Identifier: MSS 823 Series 10

John Steele and Mahonri Moriancumer Steele diaries

 Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197231017549]
Identifier: MSS 7541
Scope and Contents

Collection contains the mission diaries of John and Mahonri M. Steele. Included in the diaries of John are day to day descriptions of his time serving as a Mormon missionary, and serving in the Mormon Battalion. He also gives some family history and autobiographical information about his life prior to the journal. The journals written by Mahonri M. Steele tell about his time as a Mormon missionary to England and Scotland.

Dates: 1840-1893

Alexander Wright mission journal

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 5863
Scope and Contents

Journal by Wright, March 1839 to January 1843, records his journey from Nauvoo, Illinois to the East Coast, his missionary efforts there and then his missionary labors in Scotland. He was one of the first missionaries to the country. It includes an account of his return on the Ship Sydney, and his activities in Altoona, Pennsylvania. His genealogy, financial accounts and some miscellaneous notations are included, including some work he performed on the Nauvoo Temple.

Dates: 1839-1843