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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 language training, 1967-2017

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 5545 Series 1
Scope and Contents Contains Missionary Training Center records on language training, contains language training materials such as textbooks, audio and video materials, pamphlets, and reference guides for 52 different languages. Materials dated 1967-2017.
Dates: 1967-2017

Missionary Training Center records on Lao language training, approximately 2008

 Sub-Series — Box: 44, item: 10
Identifier: UA 5545 Series 1 Sub-Series 26
Scope and Contents Contains materials for training missionaries to teach in the Lao language (more commonly Laotian, the official language of Laos, also spoken in part of Thailand).

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

Missionary Training Center records on Latvian language training, approximately 2008

 Sub-Series — Box: 44, item: 20
Identifier: UA 5545 Series 1 Sub-Series 27
Scope and Contents Contains materials for training missionaries to teach in the Latvian language.

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

Missionary Training Center records on Lithuanian language training, approximately 2008

 Sub-Series — Box: 44, item: 9
Identifier: UA 5545 Series 1 Sub-Series 28
Scope and Contents Contains materials for training missionaries to teach in the Lithuanian language.

The 2015 accession consists of one shared T.A.L.L. disc of ProTools Sessions and WAV files for Lithuanian-speaking missionaries. Materials dated approximately 2008.
Dates: approximately 2008

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

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 5545 Series 1 Sub-Series 29
Scope and Contents Contains materials for training missionaries to teach in the Mam language, spoken by Mayan peoples in Guatemala and Mexico (specific materials unknown--only in previous accessions). Materials dated 1967-2006.
Dates: 1967-2006

Missionary Training Center records on Mongolian language training, approximately 2008

 Sub-Series — Box: 44, item: 11
Identifier: UA 5545 Series 1 Sub-Series 30
Scope and Contents Contains materials for training missionaries to teach in the Mongolian language.

The 2015 accession consists of one shared T.A.L.L. disc of WAV files. Materials dated 2008.
Dates: approximately 2008

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

 Sub-Series — Carton: 23
Identifier: UA 5545 Series 1 Sub-Series 31
Scope and Contents Contains materials for training missionaries to teach in the Navajo language (specific materials unknown--only in previous accessions). Materials dated 1967-2006.
Dates: 1967-2006

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

 Sub-Series — Carton: 23
Identifier: UA 5545 Series 1 Sub-Series 32
Scope and Contents Contains materials for training missionaries to teach in Niuean, a Polynesian language most closely related to Tongan (specific materials unknown--only in previous accessions). Materials dated 1967-2006.
Dates: 1967-2006

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

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 5545 Series 1 Sub-Series 33
Scope and Contents Contains materials for training missionaries to teach in the Norwegian language (specific materials unknown--only in previous accessions). Materials dated 1967-2006.
Dates: 1967-2006

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

 Sub-Series — Carton: 17
Identifier: UA 5545 Series 1 Sub-Series 34
Scope and Contents Contains materials for training missionaries to teach in the Persian language (commonly known as Farsi) the official language of Iran, Afghanistan, and Tajikistan (specific materials unknown--only in previous accessions). Materials dated 1967-2006.
Dates: 1967-2006