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Emery F. Barrus letters and diary

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 947
Scope and Contents Nine handwritten letters and 6 pages of Elder Emery F. Barrus' journal kept while he served as a missionary for the Mormon Church in the Southern States Mission in 1899. Letters and journal describe both Barrus' travels and attempts to preach the restored gospel, primarily to people of Tennessee and Missouri. Both letters and journal pages are photocopied for patron use. Also included are the funerary program and a newspaper obituary of Ruth Hammond Barrus.
Dates: 1889-1980

Israel Franklin Evans papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 1762
Scope and Contents Certificates, handwritten and typewritten correspondence, speeches, reports, newspaper clippings, receipts, a short biography, magazines, legal papers, a guest book, and a diary. The guest book and diary are found in the same volume. Some of the materials relate to Evans' service as president of the Eastern States Mission for the Mormon Church. The materials deal with his service to the Mormon Church, his law career, and his interest in education in Utah. Many of the items relate to contact...
Dates: 1918-1956

Joseph Fielding correspondence

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 670
Scope and Contents Photocopies of handwritten letters. Most of the items were written while Fielding was serving as a missionary in England. The letters are to and from family members. Fielding writes about missionary activities and receives information on the Mormons in Missouri and Nauvoo, Illinois.
Dates: 1837-1842

Heber J. Grant letter to Miriam Taylor

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 589
Scope and Contents Typewritten and signed letter dated September 24, 1920 and addressed to Miss Miriam Taylor of Provo, Utah. The letter informs Miss Taylor that she has been "selected as a missionary to labor in New Zealand" for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She is expected to leave in November of 1920.
Dates: 1920 September 24

Ira Hatch letter

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 788
Scope and Contents Typescript of a letter dated March 15, 1886 composed in Ramah Valencia County, New Mexico, and addressed to John Taylor, president of the Mormon Church. Hatch writes about the progress of missionary work among the Indians.
Dates: 1886 March 15

John Peter Johnson papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1957
Scope and Contents Handwritten correspondence, diaries, notebooks, patriarchal blessings, certificates, an autobiography, and genealogical materials. The correspondence are between Johnson and his wife, Hana, and were written while Johnson was on a mission for the Mormon Church in Sweden. The diaries were kept while Johnson was on his mission and after his return to Ogden, Utah. The certificates deal with Johnson's numerous callings in the Mormon Church.
Dates: 1872-1946

Jesse C. Little letters received and pamphlets

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1124
Scope and Contents Letters received, miscellaneous items, and pamphlets composed by Little. These materials largely deal with Little's activities in the mission field in the 1840's. Letters are from such prominent individuals as Brigham Young (1801-1877) and Thomas L. Kane.
Dates: 1844-1892

Moses Martin letter to Joseph Smith

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 316
Scope and Contents Handwritten and signed letter, composed in La Porte, Indiana, dated November 7, 1841, and addressed to Joseph Smith, first president of the Mormon Church. Martin writes to introduce himself, tells of his efforts to preach the Mormon faith, and asks for a blessing.
Dates: 1841 November 7

Mormon Church in Hawaii

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1962
Scope and Contents Photocopies of correspondence, reports, histories, petitions, resolutions, and miscellaneous items relating to the Mormon Church in Hawaii. Most of the materials are associated with missionary work, and most date from the nineteenth century. A few items are in the Hawaiian language. One letter was written by the Mormon prophet, Brigham Young (1801-1877), and several letters are addressed to Daniel H. Wells, the Mormon apostle.
Dates: 1851-1976

James Madison Peirce letter

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 161
Scope and Contents Handwritten and signed letter, dated 24 Nov. 1875, and addressed to Brigham Young, second president of the Mormon Church. Peirce introduces a gentleman from San Juan who has information on the missionary activities of the Mormon Church in Arizona.
Dates: 1875 November 24

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Evans, Israel Franklin 1