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William Farrer diaries and letters

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1521
Scope and Contents Contains seven handwritten volumes, plus typescripts which focus on Farrer's Hawaiian Mission, 1850-1854. Volume one contains accounts of his work in the California gold fields prior to his mission call. Volume seven is entirely in the Hawaiian language. Also included are photocopies of typescripts of 71 letters written to and by Farrer when he served in the Hawaiian Islands.
Dates: 1849-1860

John Thomas Giles diaries

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 994
Scope and Contents Handwritten diaries and teaching notes. Giles writes about his daily activities in Provo, Utah; his two missions for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Hawaii (1890-1897 and 1905-1907); his work at a lime kiln; his work on a railroad; and his teaching of Sunday School for the Church.
Dates: 1890-1927

Ephraim Green certificates

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 180
Scope and Contents Printed and handwritten certificates. These items certify that Green is of good character and is travelling to Hawaii on a mission for the Mormon Church. Two of the manuscripts are signed by the second president of the Mormon Church, Brigham Young.
Dates: 1852

Ephraim Green diary

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 227
Scope and Contents Handwritten diary. The item documents Green's mission for the Mormon Church in Hawaii. He writes about his travels to and from Hawaii and the establishing of missionary activities there.
Dates: 1852-1855

Francis Asbury Hammond papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 18
Scope and Contents Collection contains materials related to Hammond dealing with the early settlement of San Juan County in southern Utah and the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS) business of the San Juan Stake which comprised a large portion of southern Utah as well as parts of Colorado and Arizona. The collection includes personal and family correspondence, ecclesiastical correspondence, and journals. Personal and family correspondence relates to pioneer life in southern Utah in the...
Dates: 1851-1901

James Keeler diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 834
Scope and Contents Photocopy of handwritten diaries. Keeler writes about his activities while serving as a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Hawaii from 1850 to 1855 and from 1876 to 1878. Keeler also writes about his life in Utah as a carpenter and farmer. Also included is a diary of Eliza Shelton Keeler, James' wife, which she kept from 1891 to 1902. The Keelers lived much of the time in Richfield, Utah.
Dates: 1851-1902

Edward Partridge, Jr. diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1004
Scope and Contents Photocopies of handwritten diaries. Partridge writes about his mission to Hawaii from 1854 to 1858 and from 1882 to 1885 for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, the latter when he served as mission president. He writes about incidents during the Utah War (1857-1858), and settling in Farmington and in Fillmore, Utah, where he served as bishop. Patridge also writes about his work as a probate judge in Millard County, as a member of the Utah Territorial Legislature in the 1870s, and...
Dates: 1854-1899

John Elias B. Winchester papers

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 196
Scope and Contents Photocopies of a certificate, poems, bill of sale, and miscellaneous materials. Two of the items are in Hawaiian. Also included is a Chinook-English vocabulary list.
Dates: 1820-1883

Brigham Young letter to John R. Young

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 780
Scope and Contents Material contains a handwritten and signed letter dated March 1, 1857, addressed to John R. Young in Honolulu, Hawaii. The item was composed in Salt Lake City, Utah. Brigham Young encourages John, his nephew, and his fellow missionaries for the Mormon Church in Hawaii by making comparisons between the "quiet and purity that prevail in Utah" and the "gross darkness" that covers the other people of the Earth. He comments on the missionary work of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in...
Dates: 1857 March 1

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