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Latter Day Saint missionaries -- Great Britain

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 29 Collections and/or Records:

John Dudman diary

 Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230343292]
Identifier: MSS 148
Scope and Contents

Handwritten diary kept from July 29 to August 21, 1855. Dudman writes about his daily activities and about how the women were treated and abused in England. Also included are four accounts of Dudman's drowning while swimming in the Lynher River.

Dates: 1855

Robert W. Heyborne diary

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230318146]
Identifier: MSS SC 1918
Scope and Contents

One bound and handwritten diary. Heyborne talks about his missionary activities in Great Britain and his temporal and spiritual experiences on this assignment in the context of Mormon theology.

Dates: 1873-1874

Rodney H. Brady histories

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2524
Scope and Contents

This collection contains the personal history of Rodney H. Brady, in eleven volumes, written by Rodney H. Brady, that outline his life. Each book contains a major section of his life. There are eleven different books, with two copies of book 3, making twelve in total.

Dates: 1933-1985

Isgreen family correspondence

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 612
Scope and Contents

Holographs, two printed items and one typescript. The collection includes 28 letters written by or to members of the Isgreen family, 15 of which are written by or to Emil Isgreen. The correspondence is generally family news with a few business letters, two missionary letters from Wales and a description of Mattie Isgreen's travel in Hawaii. Also included are an invitation to a ball, 1896, the Democratic ticket for Provo, Utah, ca. 1900, and a thought on prayer.

Dates: 1894-1907

George Frederick Jarvis life sketch

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230329721]
Identifier: MSS SC 3099
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilmed copy of a typescript. The item is an autobiography of George Frederick Jarvis, who was born on 16 June 1847 in Stepney, England. The item was written in the third person. Jarvis migrated to the United States with his family and came to Utah in 1860. He had problems with his feet while walking to Utah. He lived in Salt Lake City until 1861 when his family moved to St. George, Utah. He participated in military actions against Indians, married Eleanor Cannon on...
Dates: approximately 1920

Alma Johnson diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 589
Scope and Contents

Handwritten diaries for the years 1883-1885 and 1894-1896. Johnson kept these records while serving as a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Great Britain. Two of the volumes are about the first mission while four are about the second.

Dates: 1883-1896

Lake family biographies

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230305135]
Identifier: MSS SC 768
Scope and Contents Photocopy of typescript. Contains biographies of James Lake (1788-1874); Philomelia Smith Lake (1794-1873); James Lake, Sr. (1760- ); and George Lake (1838-1898) written by some of their grandchildren. Also includes autobiography of George Lake (1838-1898). Discusses the family's genealogy; their conversion to the Mormon Church in 1832; their migration with the Mormons to Ohio, Illinois, and Utah; illnesses and deaths in the family; life on the Utah frontier; George's mission in Great...
Dates: 1760-1898

Peter McIntyre autobiography

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230326867]
Identifier: MSS SC 2692
Scope and Contents Typewritten copy of an autobiography. McIntyre served in the British Army in Spain and France during the Napoleonic Wars. He was also sent to the United States to fight Americans in 1815. After the war, he returned to Scotland. He later heard Mormon missionaries preach and was converted to their faith around the year 1841. He served as a missionary for the Mormon Church in Great Britain, migrated to Utah in 1853, and settled in Tooele, Utah in 1853. The record was completed by one of...
Dates: 1854-1872

John Ephraim Myers diary

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230319375]
Identifier: MSS SC 2071
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of a handwritten diary. Myers records his daily activities while serving as a Mormon missionary in England in 1892 and 1893. Also included is genealogical information on the Myer's family until the year 1979.

Dates: 1892-1979

Oral history interview with Charles Leroy Norton

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230318138]
Identifier: MSS SC 1919
Scope and Contents

Photocopied typescript of an interview conducted by Charles Ursenbach from the James Moyle Oral History Program. Norton talks about his youth, his educational background, his missions to Great Britain, his experiences as a farmer and as a sugar factory worker in Idaho. He describes in some detail his life as a Mormon pioneer in Canada and offers his religious interpretations of the events of his life.

Dates: 1975