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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 56 Collections and/or Records:

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

 Sub-Series — Carton: 14
Identifier: UA 5545 Series 1 Sub-Series 37
Scope and Contents Contains materials for training missionaries to teach in the Quechua language, once the main language of the Inca empire (specific materials unknown--only in previous accessions). Materials dated 1967-2006.
Dates: 1967-2006

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

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 5545 Series 1 Sub-Series 38
Scope and Contents Contains materials for training missionaries to teach in the Russian language.

The 2015 accession includes Russian grammar materials and a shared file of information for TRC actors in various languages. Materials dated approximately 1967-2006.
Dates: 1967-2006

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

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 5545 Series 1 Sub-Series 39
Scope and Contents Contains materials for training missionaries to teach in the Samoan language.

The 2015 accession includes the Missionary Guide in Samoan and one T.A.L.L. disc of "VP" content and language resources for Samoan-speaking missionaries. Materials dated approximately 1967-2008.
Dates: 1967-2008

Missionary Training Center records on Serbian language training, July 2008

 Sub-Series — Box: 44, item: 11
Identifier: UA 5545 Series 1 Sub-Series 40
Scope and Contents Contains materials for training missionaries to teach in the Serbian language.

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

Missionary Training Center records on Slovak language training, approximately 2008

 Sub-Series — Box: 44, item: 10
Identifier: UA 5545 Series 1 Sub-Series 41
Scope and Contents Contains materials for training missionaries to teach in the Slovak language.

The 2015 accession consists of one shared T.A.L.L. disc of phrases and vocabulary for Slovak-speaking missionaries. Materials dated approximately 2008.
Dates: approximately 2008

Missionary Training Center records on Slovenian language training, approximately 2008

 Sub-Series — Box: 44, item: 22
Identifier: UA 5545 Series 1 Sub-Series 42
Scope and Contents Contains materials for training missionaries to teach in the Slovenian language.

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

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

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 5545 Series 1 Sub-Series 43
Scope and Contents Contains materials for training missionaries to teach in the Spanish language.

The 2015 accession includes character sheets for keyboard layouts, missionary training and grammar materials, T.A.L.L. disks, planning materials, mission president training, devotionals, etc. Materials dated 1967-2008.
Dates: 1967-2008

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

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 5545 Series 1 Sub-Series 44
Scope and Contents Contains materials for training missionaries to teach in the Swedish language.

The 2015 accession contains the Missionary Guide in Swedish. Materials dated 1967-2006.
Dates: 1967-2006

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

 Sub-Series — Carton: 23
Identifier: UA 5545 Series 1 Sub-Series 45
Scope and Contents Contains materials for training missionaries to teach in Tagalog, the official language of the Philippines (specific materials unknown--only in previous accessions). Materials dated 1967-2006.
Dates: 1967-2006

Missionary Training Center records on Tahitian language training, 1973-approximately 2008

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 5545 Series 1 Sub-Series 46
Scope and Contents Contains materials for training missionaries to teach in the Tahitian language (specific materials unknown--only in previous accessions). Materials dated 1967-2006.
Dates: 1973-approximately 2008