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Latter Day Saint missionaries -- Hawaii -- Diaries

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 25 Collections and/or Records:

Benjamin Cluff diary, 1881-1886

 Item — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197230216910], Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 1667
Scope and Contents Diary covers period from January 1, 1881 to November 28, 1886, and details Cluff's Hawaiian mission in addition to his first marriage to a daughter of David John. Also covers his work as the Utah Stake Mutual Improvement Association President and his school work during the early years at the Brigham Young Academy. In addition, contains two original letters Cluff placed into this diary, the first is dated April 8, 1890 and is from J. M. Tanner, and the second is dated April 9,...
Dates: 1881-1886

Benjamin Cluff diary, 1886-1903

 Item — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197230216910], Folder: 2
Identifier: MSS 1667
Scope and Contents

Diary details Cluff's study at the University of Michigan beginning December 14, 1886, and other events and reminiscences up until the eve of his departure on the South American Expedition in June, 1900. Entries begin again on November 1, 1903, continuing until December 23 and detailing his work at the Academy after his return from Columbia and before his resignation in 1903.

Dates: 1886-1903

Benjamin Cluff diary, 1904 January-August

 Item — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197230216910], Folder: 3
Identifier: MSS 1667
Scope and Contents

Diary covers period from January 1 to August 21, 1904 and details Cluff's time in Mexico following his resignation as president of BYU. Cluff accepted a position as superintendent of the Utah-Mexican rubber company properties. Includes his description of his preparation, travels, and work, in addition to family affairs and health. Details his difficulties of finding reliable and honest workers in addition to organization and maintenance of the plantation and the working force.

Dates: 1904 January-August

Benjamin Cluff diary, 1906-1909

 Item — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197230216910], Folder: 4
Identifier: MSS 1667
Scope and Contents

Diary covers period from December 24, 1906 to January 6, 1909 and details Cluff's time continuing as a plantation owner in Mexico. Includes his description of the maintenance and progress of the plantation work, as well as information on the health and well-being of his family members and workers. Also includes record of his travels through Mexico, planting timing and dimension details, and various purchases for the plantation.

Dates: 1906-1909

Benjamin Cluff diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1667
Scope and Contents

Contains four diaries and their respective transcripts covering the period from 1881-1909 and detailing Cluff's time as a student at Brigham Young Academy and the University of Michigan, as well as his subsequent appointment as President of the Academy. Also describes his activities and experiences as a plantation owner in Tabasco, Mexico.

Dates: 1881-1909

Sidney Algernon Coray mission diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 6037

Missionary diaries from the LDS mission of Sidney Algernon Coray while serving in the Hawaiian Islands from 1880 to 1883.

Dates: 1880-1883

Joseph H. Dean journals

 File — Reel 1: [Barcode: 31197235217665]
Identifier: MSS 7933
Scope and Contents

Contains one microfilm version of the journals of Joseph H. Dean, including accounts of his activities as a missionary in Hawaii and Samoa. Dated from 1876 to 1884.

Dates: 1876-1884

John Thomas Giles diaries

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197232486941]
Identifier: MSS 994
Scope and Contents

Handwritten diaries and teaching notes. Giles writes about his daily activities in Provo, Utah; his two missions for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Hawaii (1890-1897 and 1905-1907); his work at a lime kiln; his work on a railroad; and his teaching of Sunday School for the Church.

Dates: 1890-1927

Charles W. Hancock papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 3806
Scope and Contents Collection contains the personal journals of Charles W. Hancock documenting his life from the time of his mission call in 1896 until 1942. The journals include five volumes, along with an additional volume containing a record of baby blessings, priesthood confirmations, baptisms, and other events that occurred during his mission service. Also included in the collection are thirty-six photographs taken during his mission. Images include mission companions, people he served, the mission homes,...
Dates: approximately 1896-1942

Thomas Karren mission journals

Identifier: MSS 4065
Scope and Contents Materials include two original volumes of journals kept by Karren while serving as a missionary in the Sandwich Islands (Hawaii). He describes learning the language, teaching doctrines and principles, developing the branch, and attending and holding conferences as well as dealings with ministers of other religions, miracles that occurred, and international events affecting the Sandwich Islands. The end of volume II includes some poems and song lyrics by Karren. Folders three through five...
Dates: 1853-1854