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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 59 Collections and/or Records:

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

Missionary Training Center records on Haitian-Creole language training, 1991-approximately 2008

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 5545 Series 1 Sub-Series 18
Scope and Contents Contains materials for training missionaries to teach in the Haitian-Creole language.

The 2015 accession includes a textbook, "Haitian Creole for Missionaries," and a T.A.L.L. disc of "VP" content and language resources for Haitian-Creole-speaking missionaries. Materials dated 1991-approximately 2008.
Dates: 1991-approximately 2008

Missionary Training Center records on Haitian language training, 2008 July 12

 Sub-Series — Box: 44, item: 11
Identifier: UA 5545 Series 1 Sub-Series 17
Scope and Contents Contains materials for training missionaries to teach in the Haitian language.

The 2015 accession consists of one shared T.A.L.L. disc of WAV files for Haitian-speaking missionaries. Materials dated July 12, 2008.
Dates: 2008 July 12

Missionary Training Center records on Hmong language training, 1967-approximately 2008

 Sub-Series — Carton: 16
Identifier: UA 5545 Series 1 Sub-Series 19
Scope and Contents Contains materials for training missionaries to teach in the Hmong language (or Mong, spoken by the Hmong peoples in Vietnam, Thailand, and Laos).

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

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

 Sub-Series — Carton: 19
Identifier: UA 5545 Series 1 Sub-Series 20
Scope and Contents Contains materials for training missionaries to teach in the Icelandic language (specific materials unknown--only in previous accessions). Materials dated 1967-2006.
Dates: 1967-2006

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

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 5545 Series 1 Sub-Series 21
Scope and Contents Contains materials for training missionaries to teach in the Indonesian language.

The 2015 accession contains a T.A.L.L. disk of "VP" content and language resources for Indonesian-speaking missionaries, as well as the oversize manuscript of "Indonesian Culture," author unknown (includes a small photo of an older couple and an unlabeled CD/DVD). Materials dated approximately 2008.
Dates: 1967-2006

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

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 5545 Series 1 Sub-Series 22
Scope and Contents Contains materials for training missionaries to teach in the Italian language.

The 2015 accession includes two copies of the Italian "Missionary Guide" and a shared file for TRC actors in various languages. Materials dated 1967-2006.
Dates: 1967-2006

Missionary Training Center records on Japanese language training, 1967-2017

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 5545 Series 1 Sub-Series 23
Scope and Contents Contains materials for training missionaries to teach in the Japanese language. The 2015 accession includes assorted textbooks (Book of Mormon Stories for Beginning Readers, Japanese for Missionaries, Japanese: the Spoken Language, LDS hymnbook (selections), Stake Mission Handbook, Pronunciation Plus, triple combination Book of Mormon, and Ready Conjugator of Japanese Verbs & Adjectives), as well as stroke order practice cards and blanks, checks, files for TRC actors (shared...
Dates: 1967-2017

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

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 5545 Series 1 Sub-Series 24
Scope and Contents Contains materials for training missionaries to teach in the Korean language.

The 2015 accession includes a Korean "Missionary Guide" and Book of Mormon triple combination. Materials dated 1967-2006.
Dates: 1967-2006

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

 Sub-Series — Carton: 16
Identifier: UA 5545 Series 1 Sub-Series 25
Scope and Contents Contains materials for training missionaries to teach in the Kuna language, better known as Guna, spoken by the Guna people of Panama and Colombia, and part of the Chibchan language family (specific materials unknown--only in previous accessions). Materials dated 1967-2006.
Dates: 1967-2006