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Latter Day Saint missionaries -- Argentina

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 6 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

Gordon B. Moody film of Argentine mission, 1949

 Item — Reel 1: [Barcode: 31197231010544]
Identifier: MSS 7576
Scope and Contents

Contains one 16 mm motion picture film which is about the Argentine mission in 1949 right after World War 2 ended and missionaries were recalled to the mission. The filmstrip is labeled “Argentine Missionaries and First Members of the LDS Faith taken in 1949 right after WWII. Presidents Ernest W. Young and Harold R. Brown and Counsellors.”

Dates: 1949

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

Gordon B. Moody films

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 7576
Scope and Contents

Contains three 16 mm films. Two of the films are about a cultural study program to Mexico in 1951, and the other is about Argentina missionaries immediately following World War II. There is also a DVD of the history of Millard County covering the period from 1940-1990.

Dates: 1949-2005

Afton K. and L. Sid Shreeve autobiographical information

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2100
Scope and Contents Includes "The Land Shadowing with Wings," by Lyman S. Shreeve, a compilation of correspondence, 1955-1991; reports, news clippings, and narrative. The account briefly documents his early life in St. Johns, Arizona, 1915-1930s; Latter-day Saint mission to Argentina, 1936-1938; second mission to Argentina, accompanied by his wife, 1945-1948; service as mission president in Uruguay and Paraguay, 1951-1955; work as director of Utah Society for Crippled Children and Adults, 1956-1959; work as...
Dates: 1955-1997

Kermit H. Smith papers

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197233255180]
Identifier: MSS 8917
Scope and Contents

Contains materials related to the life of Kermit H. Smith, including a copy of his family's history (written in 2014), and materials from his 1949-1952 mission to Argentina. Includes letters, photographs, and other documents. Materials dated approximately 1949-1952 and 2014.

Dates: approximately 1949-1952; 2014