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Mormon missionaries -- Oklahoma

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Abel Alexander Dewitt collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2281
Scope and Contents Contains two holograph missionary journals (April 16-November 14, 1903 and November 15, 1903-April 21,1904) kept by DeWitt on his mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Oklahoma and nearby states. Also included are two holograph journals (July 29, 1897-November 30, 1900 and 1901-1906) and an autograph book (1900-1901) kept by his wife, Ruth Leila Kempe DeWitt. The collection also contains photocopies and transcriptions of the volumes.Also contains a...
Dates: 1897-1914

Walter A. Porter journals

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230331388]
Identifier: MSS SC 2898
Scope and Contents

Account of his activities as a Latter-day Saint missionary in Oklahoma. Includes descriptions of holding public meetings and struggling to find places to sleep. Several entries in the third volume mention him teaching school in Copple, a small community near Vian in eastern Oklahoma. The journals were numbered by the author as "No. 2," "No. 3," and "No. 5."

Dates: 1902-1904