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Mormon Church -- Missions -- East (U.S.) -- History

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:

John Druce diary

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230338136]
Identifier: MSS 950
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a handwritten diary. Druce was born in England; was apprenticed as a baker in London in the 1830s; moved to Manchester; joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1842; migrated to the United States in 1846; worked as an engraver in New York State; migrated to Utah in 1861; settled in Salt Lake City, Utah; and served on a mission for the Church in the Eastern States in 1876.

Dates: 1842-1876

Israel Franklin Evans papers

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197230218601]
Identifier: MSS 1762
Scope and Contents Certificates, handwritten and typewritten correspondence, speeches, reports, newspaper clippings, receipts, a short biography, magazines, legal papers, a guest book, and a diary. The guest book and diary are found in the same volume. Some of the materials relate to Evans' service as president of the Eastern States Mission for the Mormon Church. The materials deal with his service to the Mormon Church, his law career, and his interest in education in Utah. Many of the items relate to...
Dates: 1918-1956

Francis Asbury Hammond and Mary Hammond journals (photocopies), 1884-1900

 Series
Identifier: MSS 18 Series 4
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Collection contains materials related to Hammond dealing with the early settlement of San Juan County in southern Utah and the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS) business of the San Juan Stake which comprised a large portion of southern Utah as well as parts of Colorado and Arizona. The collection includes personal and family correspondence, ecclesiastical correspondence, and journals. Personal and family correspondence relates to pioneer life in southern Utah in...
Dates: 1884-1900

Francis Asbury Hammond ecclesiastical correspondence, 1871-1899

 Series
Identifier: MSS 18 Series 2
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Collection contains materials related to Hammond dealing with the early settlement of San Juan County in southern Utah and the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS) business of the San Juan Stake which comprised a large portion of southern Utah as well as parts of Colorado and Arizona. The collection includes personal and family correspondence, ecclesiastical correspondence, and journals. Personal and family correspondence relates to pioneer life in southern Utah in...
Dates: 1871-1899

Francis Asbury Hammond journals and family documents (originals), 1853-1900

 Series
Identifier: MSS 18 Series 3
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Collection contains materials related to Hammond dealing with the early settlement of San Juan County in southern Utah and the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS) business of the San Juan Stake which comprised a large portion of southern Utah as well as parts of Colorado and Arizona. The collection includes personal and family correspondence, ecclesiastical correspondence, and journals. Personal and family correspondence relates to pioneer life in southern Utah in...
Dates: 1853-1900

Francis Asbury Hammond personal and family correspondence, 1865-1937

 Series
Identifier: MSS 18 Series 1
Scope and Contents

Consists of personal correspondence between Francis Asbury Hammond and various members of his family (son Samuel Smith Hammond, wife Martha Jensina Marcussan Hammond, daughter Amelia May Hammond Allred, son John Howard Hammond, and others)or friends, or between other Asbury family members and their siblings or friends, etc. Includes miscellaneous envelopes, portions of unsigned letters, newspapers, ads, etc. Dated 1865-1937.

Dates: 1865-1937

Francis Asbury Hammond papers

 Collection — Box 7: [Barcode: 31197233598173]
Identifier: MSS 18
Scope and Contents Collection contains materials related to Hammond dealing with the early settlement of San Juan County in southern Utah and the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS) business of the San Juan Stake which comprised a large portion of southern Utah as well as parts of Colorado and Arizona. The collection includes personal and family correspondence, ecclesiastical correspondence, and journals. Personal and family correspondence relates to pioneer life in southern Utah in...
Dates: 1851-1901

Biography of George W. McCune

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197232488814]
Identifier: MSS 868
Scope and Contents

Typewritten biography by an unknown author with a handwritten addition. The author was a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Eastern States Mission in 1919 when he first met McCune who was then the president of the mission. The author presents a copy of his diary describing this meeting. A biography of McCune then follows.

Dates: approximately 1919-1959

History of Albert Merrill

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230338086]
Identifier: MSS 931
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a handwritten biography of Albert Merrill. Merrill was born on Long Island, New York; joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1841; moved to Nauvoo, Illinois, in 1843; migrated to Utah in 1852; and settled in Provo, Utah. He served on a mission for the Church to the Eastern States from 1869 to 1870 and was made a patriarch of the Church in 1873.

Dates: 1908

Joseph Bates Noble autobiography

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230345776]
Identifier: MSS 968
Scope and Contents

Typescript of an autobiography. Noble writes about his conversion to the Mormon faith, his missionary work in the Eastern United States and England, his service with Zion's Camp in 1834, and his work as a bishop in Nauvoo, Illinois, and in Winter Quarters, Nebraska.

Dates: 1890