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Mormon Church -- Missions -- New Zealand

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:

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

William Alvin Bowles diaries, 1906-1910

Identifier: MSS SC 2956 Series 1
Scope and Contents

Contains five volumes, dating from October 1906 to March 1910, that chronicle William Alvin Bowles' three-year mission to New Zealand for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Dates: 1906-1910

William Alvin Bowles ephemera, approximately 1897-1910

Identifier: MSS SC 2956 Series 4
Scope and Contents

Includes one William Alvin Bowles holograph written in Maori; a New Zealand postcard; and dried leaves from New Zealand.

Dates: approximately 1897-1910

William Alvin Bowles library materials, 1897-1905

Identifier: MSS SC 2956 Series 2
Scope and Contents

Includes two Maori hymnals (1905; no date); a Maori New Testament (1897); and a Maori/English, English/Maori dictionary. These items are, in many cases, annotated.

Dates: Other: 1897-1905

William Alvin Bowles photographs, 1906-1910

Identifier: MSS SC 2956 Series 3
Scope and Contents

Contains photographs of William Alvin Bowles on his mission.

Dates: 1906-1910