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Lloyd Oscar Ivie records

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 3949

Scope and Contents

The Lloyd Oscar Ivie Records contain the following: 1. Notebook, 6.5 by 8.25 inches, entitled Bible Questions: Sept 27, 1911. Lloyd Ivie. Entries start from the opposite end of the book. They are written in what is probably phonetic Japanese. Entries take up 11 of the 30 pages in the notebook.

2. Photograph of eleven adults and one infant, 5 by 7 inches. Attached note says "Front Row: L-R: Hilton Robertson, Hazel Roberston, Lloyd Ivie, Baby Ruth Ivie, Nora Ivie, DeLoss Holley. Back Row: L-R: Erwin T. Hicken, Ernest B. Woodward, Howard Jensen, Orlando Fowler, Aldo Stevens, Irwin Davies. Lloyd Ivie Pres. 1921-1924."

3. Photograph of three missionaries, one woman and fifty children. Attached noted says "st Japan Mission of Lloyd O Ovie, far right. He served from approx 1909-1914. Other two elders unknown".

4. Packet tied with string, 9 pages long, with Japanese characters in pencil. One loose page with more characters.

5. Japan Mission Conference Calendar, 1923. 9.5 by 12.5 inches. 3 pages.

6. Monthly Mission Financial records, 1923. Labels of yearly records say (original spelling preserved), "Mission Revenues," "President's Maintenance," "President's Travelling Expence," "President's Family Maintenance" (two records), "Mission House Maintenance," "Mission Office Maintenance," "Conference Maintenance," "Other Mission Expense," "Cash Balance," and "Mission President's Maintenance."


  • 1911-1924


Language of Materials

Materials in English and Japanese.

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 Lloyd Oscar Ivie records must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

Lloyd Oscar Ivie (1890-1967) was the President of the Japan Mission.

Lloyd Oscar Ivie was born to James Oscar Ivie and Annie Catherine Mortensen on October 9, 1890, in Salina, Sevier County, Utah. He served his first mission to Japan circa 1909-1914. He married Nora Blamires on December 24, 1920, in Salt Lake City, Utah. He was the President of the Japan Mission circa 1921-1924. Some of his children were born during his second mission. In all, Lloyd and Nora Ivie had six children: Ruth Tomoe (1921-1948), Janet Chie (1923-1924) and four still recorded as living in 2007. Lloyd O. Ivie passed away on May 7, 1967, in Salt Lake City, Utah.


1 folder (0.1 linear ft.)


Personal papers, phonographs and financial records of Lloyd Oscar Ivie, pertaining to his LDS mission to Japan, 1911-1924.

Custodial History

Donated; Jane Ivie; 1995.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by Janie Ivie in 1995.


LDS cultural, social, and religious history (Collection development policy for 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts).

Related Materials

See also Ivie, Lloyd Oscar, 1890-1967. Diaries, 1910-1914 (MSS 871). Handwritten diaries. Ivie writes about his daily activities while serving on a mission to Japan for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Also Lloyd O. Ivie and Heber J. Grant letters, 1921-1923 (MSS 3950).

Processing Information

Processed; H. Christine Broomhead; May 25, 2007.

Register of Lloyd Oscar Ivie records
Karen Glenn and H. Christine Broomhead, student processors and John Murphy, curator
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States