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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 Thai language training, 1967-2006

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 5545 Series 1 Sub-Series 47
Scope and Contents Contains materials for training missionaries to teach in the Thai language (specific materials unknown--only in previous accessions). Materials dated 1967-2006.
Dates: 1967-2006

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

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 5545 Series 1 Sub-Series 48
Scope and Contents Contains materials for training missionaries to teach in the Tongan language.

The 2015 accession consists of one shared T.A.L.L. disc ("Tongan & Fijian fillers") and one disc of "VP" content and language resources for Tongan-speaking missionaries. Materials dated approximately 2008.
Dates: 1967-2008

Missionary Training Center records on Turkish language training, 1983-1989

 Sub-Series — Box: 43, Folder: 8-9
Identifier: UA 5545 Series 1 Sub-Series 49
Scope and Contents Contains materials for training missionaries to teach in the Turkish language.

The 2015 accession contains selections from the Book of Mormon in Turkish, and a Turkish-English/English-Turkish dictionary. Materials dated 1983-1989.
Dates: 1983-1989

Missionary Training Center records on Ukrainian language training, approximately 2008

 Sub-Series — Box: 44, item: 25
Identifier: UA 5545 Series 1 Sub-Series 50
Scope and Contents Contains materials for training missionaries to teach in the Ukrainian language.

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

Missionary Training Center records on Vietnamese language training, approximately 2008

 Sub-Series — Box: 44, item: 26
Identifier: UA 5545 Series 1 Sub-Series 51
Scope and Contents Contains materials for training missionaries to teach in the Vietnamese language.

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

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

 Sub-Series — Carton: 14
Identifier: UA 5545 Series 1 Sub-Series 52
Scope and Contents Contains materials for training missionaries to teach in Yucatec, a Mayan language spoken in the Yucatan Peninsula and Belize (specific materials unknown--only in previous accessions). Materials dated 1967-2006.
Dates: 1967-2006