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William H. Blunck mission journal

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 7651

Scope and Contents

Collection contains the mission journal of William H. Blunck while he served in the Eastern Central States as an missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The collection contains the original diary, a transcript of the diary, and a cd which contains a scanned photograph, his obituary, and a digital copy of the journal transcript.

Dates

  • 1933-1935

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the William H. Blunck mission journal must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical history

William H. Blunck (1906-1987) was a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the 1930s.

William Hammon Blunck was born November 5, 1906, in Rexburg, Idaho, to Henry C. and Hedwig Staub Blunck. From 1933 to 1935, he served a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the East Central States mission. He married Ruth Mae Henderson on January 21, 1936, and they had 3 children. William died on October 26, 1987.

Extent

2 folders (0.2 linear ft.)

Language

English

Arrangement

Materials were left in original order.

Custodial History

Donated by Harold Oaks in 2010.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Harold Oaks; 2010.

Appraisal

Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy 5.VII, August 2007.)

Documents the LDS mission of William H. Blunck, who served in the East Central States mission from 1933 to 1935.

Processing Information

Processed; Elizabeth Ballif, student processor, and John M. Murphy, curator; 2011.
Title
Register of the William H. Blunck mission journal
Author
Elizabeth Ballif, student processor, and John M. Murphy, curator
Date
2011 June
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

Contact:
1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States