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Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Samoan Mission

 Organization

Dates

  • Existence: 1888-1974

Administrative History

The Samoan Mission (1888-1974) was a proselytizing mission of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Samoa.

The Samoa Mission was established in Apia, Samoa on June 17, 1888. The mission name was changed to the Samoan Mission in 1970, before being reorganized as the Samoa Apia Mission on June 20, 1974.

Citation

Deseret News 2001-2002 church almanac, 2000: page 428 (Samoan Mission, organized 17 June 1888 in Apia, Samoa; name changed to Samoa Mission June 10, 1970; name changed to Samoa Apia Mission June 20, 1974)

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Claude Q. Cannon South Pacific mission photographs

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS P 627
Scope and Contents Claude Q. Cannon South Pacific mission photographs, 1903-1906 collection contains 12 photographs from Cannon's mission to the South Pacific.
Dates: 1903-1906

Harry A. Dean Samoan Mission photographs

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS P 657
Scope and Contents Harry A. Dean Samoan Mission photographs, circa 1910s collection contains 91 photographs of Samoa and the Samoan Mission.
Dates: approximately 1910-1919

Casse Lyman Monson papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 9107
Scope and Contents Contains writings on Samoan history, ecclesiastical and lingual lesson plans, and photographs from Casse Lyman Monson. Collection materials come from her time as a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Samoa. Her ecclesiastical papers include Relief Society materials sent from Salt Lake City. Her historical papers include facsimile portraits of Samoan rulers, Samoan LDS history, and Samoan speeches. Dated approximately 1960-1962.
Dates: approximately 1960-1962