Missionary Training Center (Provo, Utah)
- Existence: 1978-
The Missionary Training Center (1978- ) in Provo serves to train missionaries of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints before they depart to their specific assignments.
The Missionary Training Center began operation in 1978 to replace the Language Training Mission. The campus can house up to 4,000 missionaries at a time. Approximately fifty languages are taught at the MTC by staff composed mostly of returned missionaries.
Citation:Missionary vocabulary & phrases, 2006: t.p. (Missionary Training Center) found: Google website, 2007-08-23 (Missionary Training Center; hdqts.: Provo, Utah; also MTC)
Navajo dictionary for missionaries, 1979: t.p. (Missionary Training Center) verso t.p. (c[opyright] Brigham Young University)
Wikipedia, Apr. 20, 2012 (Missionary Training Center; Missionary Training Centers (MTCs) are centers devoted to training missionaries for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church). The flagship MTC is located in Provo, Utah, adjacent to the campus of Brigham Young University, a private university owned and operated by the church)
Encyclopedia of Mormonism, 1992: p. 913 (completed in 1978; replaced Language Training Mission)
Missionary Training Center, via WWW, Aug. 27, 2014 (About the MTC; houses up to 4000 missionaries; approximately 50 languages taught; staff composed mostly of returned missionaries; trains missionaries)
Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:
Contains digital photographs that document the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints' Missionary Training Center buildings, facilities, and construction for the new building taken by Don M. Christiansen during his employment there. Pictures and recordings were taken in Provo, Utah from 2007-2017. Also includes video recordings of the 2017 open house. 16,110 digital image and audio files (34.8 GB).
Contains annual volumes of randomly organized reminiscences of his life, including childhood in Salt Lake City and Provo, Utah; scouting; family; missionary service; education and profession; the building of the Provo and Jordan River temples; and work at Brigham Young University, including interactions with Ernest L. Wilkinson and Dallin H. Oaks. Also includes addresses and poems by Lewis, an oral history, and Lewis family history. Materials dated 1944-2003 (bulk: 1988-2003).
Annual report documenting the history of the Missionary Training Center, lists, graphs, charts, outlines, and statistics.
This collection contains 5 nitrate negatives, 225 35-mm black and white negatives, and 10 photographic prints of negatives. All of the images are of lower-campus buildings of Brigham Young University between 1914 and 1989. Buildings included in the images are the Brigham Young Academy, the Old Missionary Training School, and the College Hall. Many of the photographs are of the interiors of these buildings. One of the nitrate negatives is of the May Ward Food Laboratory taken in 1914.
Contains slides, photographs, and negatives of the Student Auxiliary Services and its earlier derivatives. Slides and photographs are of food services, the Brigham Young University campus, the Missionary Training Center, training materials, landscapes, as well as various general slides and photographs relating to the activities of the organization, approximately 1957-1999.
- Type: Collection X
- Photographs 5
- Colleges and Universities 4
- Education 4
- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints 3
- Latter Day Saint missionaries -- Training of 3
- Provo (Utah) 3
- Handbooks and manuals 2
- Home and Family 2
- Missions and Missionaries 2
- Negatives 2
- Slides (Photography) 2
- Social Life and Customs 2
- Architecture -- Utah -- Provo 1
- Autobiographies 1
- Boy Scouts -- Paraguay 1
- Boy Scouts -- Uruguay 1
- Buildings -- Utah -- Provo -- Photographs 1
- Christian leadership -- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 1
- Church Educational System 1
- College campuses 1
- College campuses -- Utah -- Provo -- Photographs 1
- DVDs 1
- Designs and plans 1
- Digital images 1
- Latter Day Saint churches -- Missions -- Ghana 1
- Latter Day Saint churches -- Missions -- India 1
- Latter Day Saint missionaries -- Uruguay 1
- Latter Day Saint temples 1
- Latter Day Saint women missionaries 1
- Letters 1
- Missionaries -- Training of 1
- Oral histories 1
- Photograph albums 1
- Relief Society 1
- Reports 1
- Safford (Ariz.) 1
- Scouting (Youth activity) 1
- Scouts (Youth organization members) 1
- Universities and colleges -- Food service -- Photographs 1
- Universities and colleges -- Utah -- Provo 1 + ∧ less