Mormons -- Hawaii
Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:
Contains a 10-page typed autobiography of Myrtle K. Aiu detailing her conversion to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and some of her memorable spiritual experiences, including a trip to Hong Kong in 1969. Includes a typed postscript and envelope. Myrtle refers to this work as her "personal history." Materials dated 1978.
Unpublished essay titled "Walter Murray Gibson: Renegade or Saint?" Authorship not given but is attributed to Gwynn "Glen" W. Barrett, history professor at Church College of Hawaii in the 1960s. Date of original production is unknown, but is approximated from the 1960s. The essay discusses the 19th century membership of Walter Murray Gibson in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and his missionary service with the Hawaiian Saints in Lanai.
Materials include a twenty-four page letter written by Katherine Nagasawa Ishimoto to a "Dearest Cassie." Ishimoto discusses her conversion to and membership in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, along with detailing her Church community. She tells about her family, the family business, her goals in religious worship and education, and current events, including her life in Hawaii as a Japanese citizen during World War II. Dated November 1945.
Contains correspondence, personal records, writings, photographs, and memorabilia related Ermisch. Includes some correspondence with her first husband, Henry J. Halton, until his death in 1949. The majority of the records were created during her time with her second husband, Carl Ermisch, while they lived in Hawaii until her death in 1994.
Contains Ruth Stanlie Smith Silver's correspondence, including greeting cards with photographs that she received or sent while she was living in Hawaii, Utah, England, and Colorado. Dated approximately 1939 to 1994.
Contains Ruth Stanlie Smith Silver's handwritten journals while she lived in Hawaii, Utah, England, and Colorado. Also contains budget journals. Dated approximately 1946 to 1983.