David John diaries, vol. 1
- John, David, 1833-1908 (Person)
Language of Materials
Materials are in English.
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David John (1833-1908) was a Mormon missionary, lieutenant in the Utah Militia, president of the Welsh Mission of the Mormon Church, Superintendent of Schools for Utah County, Utah, stake president and patriarch for the Mormon Church.
Handwritten diaries, microfilm copies, and transcripts of the diaries. The diaries include copies of correspondence. John relates his experiences as a missionary; numerous dreams and visions of deceased family members, God, Jesus Christ, biblical characters, Joseph (1805-1844) and Hyrum Smith (1800-1844), and hosts of angels; and reports of sermons given by Brigham Young and other presidents and apostles of the Mormon Church. John also documents his daily activities.
- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints
- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints -- Apostles--History
- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints -- Presidents--History
- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints -- Missions--Denmark--History
- Educators -- Utah -- Utah County -- History
- John, David, 1833-1908 -- Diaries
- Material Types
- Mormon missionaries -- Denmark -- Diaries
- Mormons -- Utah -- Utah County -- History
- Patriarchs (Mormon theology) -- History
- Utah County (Utah) -- History
- Young, Brigham, 1801-1877