Mormon missionaries -- Southern States
Found in 39 Collections and/or Records:
Emery F. Barrus letters and diary
Nine handwritten letters and 6 pages of Elder Emery F. Barrus' journal kept while he served as a missionary for the Mormon Church in the Southern States Mission in 1899. Letters and journal describe both Barrus' travels and attempts to preach the restored gospel, primarily to people of Tennessee and Missouri. Both letters and journal pages are photocopied for patron use. Also included are the funerary program and a newspaper obituary of Ruth Hammond Barrus.
Alvin Pliny Bean essays
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
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
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
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.
Charles A. Callis letters
Includes 46 letters from Charles A. Callis, President of the Southern States Mission of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, to Leonard A. Fillerup, leader of the Kentucky Conference of the same mission, as well as various other letters and materials relating to the Southern States Mission during the years 1924-1926. The materials include instruction, testimony, and mission progress and statistics.
Andrew F. Smith diary
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
Facer family books, circa 1856-1977
Contains books belonging to the Joseph Facer family. Includes religious texts, as well as historical and genealogical works. Volumes date from approximately 1856 to 1977.
Facer family papers
Contains books, records, diaries, correspondence, and other documents from Joseph Facer's life, dealing mainly with his service in the LDS Church. Also contains Hill and Richards family books and a detailed history on the John Kenny and Agnes Hill Richards families and the Alexander Hill and Elizabeth Currie Hill families(the grandparents and great-grandparents of Emma Richards Facer, Joseph's wife).