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Missionary Training Center (Provo, Utah)

 Organization

Dates

  • Existence: 1978-

Administrative History

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 87 Collections and/or Records:

Missionary Training Center records on Cantonese language training, 1978-1984

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 5545 Series 1 Sub-Series 6
Scope and Contents

Contains materials for training missionaries to teach in Cantonese (a dialect of Chinese).

The 2015 accession includes "Cantonese Sounds & Tones" and "Cantonese for Missionaries." Items dated 1978-1984.

Dates: 1978-1984

Missionary Training Center records on Chinese language training, 1967-2006

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 5545 Series 1 Sub-Series 7
Scope and Contents

Contains materials for training missionaries to teach in the Chinese language.

The 2015 accession includes a Chinese triple combination Book of Mormon, Chinese Bible (Chinese Union Version), Taiwan Taichung Mission language study plan, and Chinese grammar file. Materials dated 1967-2006.

Dates: 1967-2006

Missionary Training Center records on Czech language training, approximately 2008

 Sub-Series — Box: 44, item: 13
Identifier: UA 5545 Series 1 Sub-Series 8
Scope and Contents

Contains materials for training missionaries to teach in the Czech language.

The 2015 accession contains one T.A.L.L. disc of "VP" content and language resources for Czech-speaking missionaries. Material dated approximately 2008.

Dates: approximately 2008

Missionary Training Center records on Danish language training, 1967-2006

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 5545 Series 1 Sub-Series 9
Scope and Contents

Contains materials for training missionaries to teach in the Danish language.

The 2015 accession includes the textbook "Danish for Missionaries". Materials dated 1967-2006.

Dates: 1967-2006

Missionary Training Center records on Dutch language training, 1984

 Sub-Series — Carton: 40, item: 9
Identifier: UA 5545 Series 1 Sub-Series 10
Scope and Contents

Contains materials for training missionaries to teach in the Dutch language.

The 2015 accession includes the textbook "Dutch for Missionaries". Materials dated 1984.

Dates: 1984

Missionary Training Center records on Fijian language training, approximately 2008

 Sub-Series — Box: 44, item: 12
Identifier: UA 5545 Series 1 Sub-Series 12
Scope and Contents

Contains materials for training missionaries to teach in the Fijian language.

The 2015 accession contains one shared T.A.L.L. disc of "Tongan & Fijian fillers". Materials dated approximately 2008.

Dates: approximately 2008

Missionary Training Center records on Finnish language training, 1967-2008

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 5545 Series 1 Sub-Series 13
Scope and Contents

Contains materials for training missionaries to teach in the Finnish language.

The 2015 accession consists of one T.A.L.L. disc of "VP" content and language resources for Finnish-speaking missionaries. Materials dated approximately 1967-2008.

Dates: 1967-2008

Missionary Training Center records on French language training, 1967-2006

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 5545 Series 1 Sub-Series 14
Scope and Contents

Contains materials for training missionaries to teach in the French language.

The 2015 accession includes three French T.A.L.L. disks, a shared file on TRC actors for various languages, and grammar files; as well as the French "Gospel Principles" manual, the textbook "Mais oui!: Introductory French and Francophone Culture," and an infield language study guide for French-speaking missionaries. Materials dated 1967-2006.

Dates: 1967-2006

Missionary Training Center records on German language training, 1967-2006

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 5545 Series 1 Sub-Series 15
Scope and Contents

Contains materials for training missionaries to teach in the German language.

The 2015 accession includes two copies of the German "Missionary Guide" and a German Book of Mormon ("Das Buch Mormon"). Materials dated 1967-2006.

Dates: 1967-2006

Missionary Training Center records on Greek language training, 1967-2006

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 5545 Series 1 Sub-Series 16
Scope and Contents

Contains materials for training missionaries to teach in the modern Greek language.

The 2015 accession consists of one T.A.L.L. disc of "VP" content and language resources for Greek-speaking missionaries. Materials dated 1967-2006.

Dates: 1967-2006

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Mormon missionaries -- Training of 3
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Social Life and Customs 2
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Autobiographies 1
Boy Scouts -- Paraguay 1
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