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Facer family papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2332
Overview Contains books, records, diaries, correspondence, and other documents from Joseph Facer's life, dealing mainly with his service in the LDS Church. Also contains Hill and Richards family books and a detailed history on the John Kenny and Agnes Hill Richards families and the Alexander Hill and Elizabeth Currie Hill families(the grandparents and great-grandparents of Emma Richards Facer, Joseph's wife).
Dates: 1856-1977

The book of Mormon, 1891

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 2332 Series 1
Scope and Contents Book purchased in March 1897 in Chattanooga, Tennessee by Joseph Facer while he served in the Southern States Mission. The book is annotated and inside are a bookmark (an outline of the Relief Society Book of Mormon reading course), the missionary card of Elder Ernest Bradshaw (listing the Articles of Faith on the back) and a few small pieces of lined paper with notes written on them in pencil.
Dates: Other: 1891

L.D.S. hymns, 1891

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 2
Identifier: MSS 2332 Series 1 Item 1
Scope and Contents Book of hymns was carried by Joseph Facer on his Southern States Mission (1897-1899).
Dates: Other: 1891

Missionary song book, 1899

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 2
Identifier: MSS 2332 Series 1 Item 2
Scope and Contents Song book was carried by Joseph Facer on his Southern States Mission (1897-1899). This book is annotated with a list of sixteen hymns and their page numbers inside the front cover and a few notes inside. On the title page is written "Mrs J. Elmer Facer."
Dates: Other: 1899

Ready references, a compilation of scripture texts, arranged in subjective order, with numerous annotations from eminent writers, designed especially for the use of missionaries and scripture students, 1891

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 3
Identifier: MSS 2332 Series 1 Item 1
Scope and Contents Book was carried by Joseph Facer on his Southern States Mission (1897-1899). The last seventeen pages contain hand-written notes by Facer relating to the blessing of the sick, priesthood ordinations, the consecration of oil, confirmation of converts, and scriptural references. Beginning with page seven Facer recorded original hymn lyrics written by his fellow missionaries. One appears to have been created by Facer himself. In one set, the lyrics are to be sung along with the tunes "John Brown's...
Dates: Other: 1891

Joseph Facer letters regarding his mission to the Southern States, 1896-1897

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 4
Identifier: MSS 2332 Series 1
Scope and Contents Includes Elder Facer's call to the Southern States Mission from President Wilford Woodruff (dated January 12, 1897) and a letter of counsel and instruction from the office of the Southern States Mission, signed by Elias S. Kimball, to the presidents of conferences and traveling elders (dated March 25, 1896).
Dates: Other: 1896-1897

Joseph Facer missionary blessing, 1897 March 17

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 5
Identifier: MSS 2332 Series 1
Scope and Contents Report by Martin S. Lindsay of the blessing given to Elder Joseph Facer on March 17, 1897 by Apostle George Teasdale in the Salt Lake Temple Annex to set Joseph apart for his mission and ordain him a member of the Seventy.
Dates: Other: 1897 March 17

Joseph Facer certificates, 1897 March 17

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 6
Identifier: MSS 2332 Series 1
Scope and Contents Certificates recognizing Joseph Facer's ordination as elder and membership in the seventy and call to missionary service. The certificate honoring his call to missionary service is signed with mimeographed signatures of Wilford Woodruff, George Q. Cannon, and Joseph F. Smith. The certificates are dated March 17, 1897.
Dates: Other: 1897 March 17

Joseph Facer missionary day book, 1897-1899

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2332 Series 1
Scope and Contents In this small log book Joseph Facer recorded the missionary activities of him and his companions in the Southern States Mission from 1897 to 1899. A transcript of the item is included.
Dates: Other: 1897-1899