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Mormon Church -- Missions -- New Zealand

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

John Austin Abbott mission diaries

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197233618799]
Identifier: MSS 7963
Scope and Contents

Contains five volumes of photocopied pages from the mission diaries of John Austin Abbott. Abbott served in the New Zealand Mission, and these diaries detail his daily occasions. He talks about his time with the Mormon Church, their lives, the weather, and baptism numbers. Dated 1899-1901.

Dates: 1898-1901

William Frank Atkin papers

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197232484912]
Identifier: MSS 341
Scope and Contents Correspondence, diaries, and a biography. The diaries relate to Atkin's missions to New Zealand from 1903 to 1906 and from 1916 to 1918. The correspondence is from family members and friends and largely relates to family matters and to Atkin's missionary activities. The biography is a history of Atkin's father, Thomas Atkin (1833-1919), who was a Mormon pioneer that was active in Tooele County politics. The biography also includes information about the Mormon response to the Utah...
Dates: 1883-1919

William Alvin Bowles papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 2956
Abstract

William Alvin Bowles papers includes personal mission diaries, his mission library, including hymn books, a dictionary, and scriptures; mission photographs; and related mission ephemera.

Dates: 1906-1910

Matthew and Elva T. Cowley papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1470
Scope and Contents

Holographs, typescripts (some duplicated), printed material and newspaper clippings (photocopies). Contains journals, correspondence, mission papers, speeches and notes, newspaper clippings, and memorabilia concerning Cowley's mission to New Zealand, time as a student in Washington, D.C., his life as a mission president and Apostle, and the development of missionary activity in the South Pacific and Orient. Also included are an autobiography by Elva T. Cowley and Cowley family histories.

Dates: 1914-1980

Harold Alonzo Hinckley journal

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 7857
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a journal from the mission of Hinckley, who served in New Zealand. Though he served a four-year mission (1915-1919), this journal only covers the period from 1916 to 1917, when he worked mainly in the mid-west portion of New Zealand's northern island. Elder Hinckley provides a detailed account of day-to-day life as a missionary: prayers in the morning, followed by visits, meetings, and religious discussions with individuals and families studying the Church of Jesus Christ of...
Dates: 1916-1917

Andrew Oldroyd mission journals

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197233631057]
Identifier: MSS 8167
Scope and Contents

Contains five mission diaries kept by Andrew Oldroyd during his service in New Zealand. Includes records of his baptisms and meetings, as well as dicussions of his daily activities in the field. Dated 1901-1903.

Dates: 1901-1903

Ezra F. Richards diaries, letters, and newspaper clippings

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2311
Scope and Contents Photocopies of microfilm copies of handwritten diaries. In the first diary, Richards, told about his experiences in New Zealand as a missionary for the Mormon Church from 1885 to 1888. He worked with the Maori people. Also included are his correspondence while he was in New Zealand at that time. Also included is a second diary Richards kept while he was on another mission to Australia and New Zealand from 1896 to 1897. He wrote about his missionary activities at that time. Some of the...
Dates: 1885-1897

Glen L. Rudd devotional

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233644977]
Identifier: UA 5310
Scope and Contents

Contains one six-inch reel-to-reel tape with Glen L. Rudd's devotional address entitled "Keeping the Gospel Simple," given on February 16, 1988. Address describes his missionary service in New Zealand under the direction of Matthew Cowley.

Dates: 1988 February 16

Matthew and Linda Sheffield collection on Matthew and Elva Cowley family

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 8748
Scope and Contents

Contains material concerning Cowley's mission to New Zealand, time as a student in Washington, D.C., his life as a mission president and Apostle, and the development of missionary activity in the South Pacific and Orient, particularly New Zealand and Hawaii. Included are journals, photographs, correspondence, mission papers, speeches and notes, newspaper clippings, and memorabilia. Also contained are scrapbooks, post cards, envelopes, maps, film and film reels, and other ephemera.

Dates: 1898-1975

William Thomas Stewart autobiography and diary

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197233604484]
Identifier: MSS 6638
Scope and Contents In the first 43 pages of his diary, Stewart documents: the settlement of Kanab, Utah; childhood spiritual experiences; the establishment of the United Order in Kanab; interactions with the Navajo; life and work on the range; the death of his first wife, Rachel Hamblin Stewart; his subsequent marriage to Fannie Little; his later plural marriage to Mary Udall; his election as County Prosecuting Attorney in Kane County, Utah; and the death of his second wife, Fannie Little Stewart. Stewart...
Dates: approximately 1883