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Latter Day Saint missionaries -- South America

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Lewis Earl Christian papers transcript- A Dixie Pioneer in South America

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 8482
Content Description

Contains a transcript, created by Karen Christian Jensen, of the journal of Lewis Earl Christian one of the first Mormon missionaries to South America. He relates his experience in the 1920's receiving his call and preparing to serve in South America, arriving in Argentina, and preaching the gospel to the people there. Also included are copies of his call and other documents important to his missionary service as well as copies of photographs taken by Christian on his mission.

Dates: 2006

Lorin Franklin and Ivie Maude Huish Jones papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 6651
Scope and Contents Contains materials primarily created or collected by Lorin Franklin and Ivie Maude Huish Jones during the time he served as president of the Spanish American mission (1943-1954), or items created or collected by their granddaughter, Janelle Brimhall Lysenko, in the process of writing Mission to the Lamanites: The Story of Lorin Franklin Jones and Ivie Maude Huish Jones (worked on in the 1990s and 2000s, published in 2008). Items include books, pamphlets, magazines, articles, interviews,...
Dates: 1913-2008

Julian William Cummings missionary papers, 1899-1980

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 8098 Series 5
Scope and Contents

Contains missionary papers of Julian William Cummings' mission to Argentina. Includes instructional materials such as pictures, maps, and pamphlets on Church doctrines. Also includes photographs of Cummings' time in Argentina. Finally, includes a journal he kept as a missionary. Dated 1899-1980.

Dates: 1899-1980

Paul R. Nielsen missionary letters, circa 1963-1971

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 7741 Series 2
Scope and Contents Contains letters by Paul R. Nielsen written while he was serving as a Mormon missionary in Argentina and Germany. Nielsen describes tracting, getting along with his companions, evaluations of his Spanish speaking skills, and basic instructional letters from the Mission President and church leaders. Also includes letters from his family, updating on news, like outings to Aspen and the decision to put in a swimming pool. Also includes weekly reports where the number of contacts made, lessons...
Dates: circa 1963-1971

William A. Wilson and John B. Harris Missionary Folklore collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: FA 20
Scope and Contents Contains folklore stories and accounts from missionaries or relatives and friends of missionaries from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, separated in 17 bound volumes with no inner chronological organization. The stories date back to the 1870s, and they were collected between 1958 and 1994. Includes accounts of missionaries' language mistakes, funny stories, miracles, songs, and experiences with the priesthood, the supernatural, or other people. The interviews for the accounts...
Dates: 1958-1994