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Arza Adams autobiographies and diaries

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 3260
Scope and Contents Photocopies of microfilm copies of handwritten diaries. Adams joined the Mormon Church in 1836 and served as missionary for that faith in Canada. He moved to Nauvoo, Illinois, and worked on the Nauvoo Temple. He came to Salt Lake City, Utah, in 1849.
Dates: approximately 1840-1858

Henry William Bigler diary

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 3095
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilmed copy of a typescript. The item is "extracts from missionary experiences. Copied from original diary owned by Delbert Bigler, Provo, Utah." The extracts start in 1853 when Bigler was on a mission for the Mormon Church in Hawaii. He writes about a smallpox epidemic and missionary experiences. He returned to Utah in 1855. He married Cynthia Jane Whipple in November of 1855. He went on another mission to Hawaii in 1857 and returned in 1858. He talks about his...
Dates: 1853-1899

Jacob G. Bigler diaries and correspondence

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 3243
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilm copy of handwritten diaries and correspondence. Bigler was a bishop for the Mormon Church in Nephi, Utah. He also served as a member of the Utah territorial legislature and was mayor of Nephi. Bigler served as a Mormon missionary to Ireland and as president of the European Mission for that same faith. The collection also includes correspondence between Bigler and family members mostly when he served as a missionary in Ireland.
Dates: 1854-1865

Matthew and Elva T. Cowley papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1470
Scope and Contents Holographs, typescripts (some duplicated), printed material and newspaper clippings (photocopies). Contains journals, correspondence, mission papers, speeches and notes, newspaper clippings, and memorabilia concerning Cowley's mission to New Zealand, time as a student in Washington, D.C., his life as a mission president and Apostle, and the development of missionary activity in the South Pacific and Orient. Also included are an autobiography by Elva T. Cowley and Cowley family histories.
Dates: 1914-1980

Einar Erickson autobiography

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 700
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a handwritten autobiography. Erickson describes his early life in Iceland, his conversion to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, his migration to Utah, his return to Iceland as an Mormon missionary, and his life in Spanish Fork and in Cleveland, Utah. Also included is a lengthy poem in Icelandic.
Dates: approximately 1917

Thomas William Gunn mission diaries

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 2062
Scope and Contents Account of his activities as a Latter-day Saint missionary, primarily in Florida, part of the Southern States Mission. Collection also includes a photocopy and typescript of each volume, prepared by the Department of Special Collections and Manuscripts at Brigham Young University. The third volume includes poetry, song lyrics, scripture references, and financial and other notes. A list of persons baptized by Gunn and a missionary companion, September 1906-March 1907, is included at the end...
Dates: 1906-1908

Thomas Hall diary

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 2860
Scope and Contents Account of his mission to Canada for the Mormon Church. Describes traveling east from Salt Lake City by handcart in the spring of 1857, and his missionary labors in Ontario, particularly in the vicinity of London.
Dates: 1857-1858

John R. Halliday memoirs

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2963
Scope and Contents Includes a two-page vita, and recollections of the author's ancestors, family and youth; professional life; church activities; and hobbies. He served a Latter-day Saint mission in Germany, 1931-1933; studied music at the State Academy of Music in Berlin, Germany, 1933-1934; and worked in the Department of Music at Brigham Young University, 1936-1938 and again beginning in 1942. Material was dictated by John R. Halliday in June 1971, and later transcribed.
Dates: 1971

William Henderson journal

 Item — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 8210
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a handwritten diary by Henderson, documenting the years 1885 to 1887 when he served as a missionary in the British Isles for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He describes his journey from Utah to Liverpool with brother-in-law Anton Anderson, and he details his travels and ministry in Scotland, where he spent the entirety of his mission. Most of Henderson's religious, family, social, and tourist experiences as a missionary take place primarily in the southern part of...
Dates: 1885-1887

Harold Alonzo Hinckley journal

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 7857
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a journal from the mission of Hinckley, who served in New Zealand. Though he served a four-year mission (1915-1919), this journal only covers the period from 1916 to 1917, when he worked mainly in the mid-west portion of New Zealand's northern island. Elder Hinckley provides a detailed account of day-to-day life as a missionary: prayers in the morning, followed by visits, meetings, and religious discussions with individuals and families studying the Church of Jesus Christ of...
Dates: 1916-1917

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Adams, Arza, 1804-1889 1
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Cowley, Elva Taylor, 1898-1987 1
Cowley, Matthew, 1897-1953 1
Erickson, Einar, 1847-1931 1
Gunn, Thomas William 1
Hall, Thomas 1
Halliday, John R. 1
Henderson, William, 1851-1932 1
Hinckley, Harold Alonzo, 1894-1991 1
Lee, LaFayette C. (Lafayette Cox), 1894-1975 1
Lee, Pearl M. (Pearl Mortensen), 1893-1959 1
Lewis, John A., 1814-1887 1
Logan Temple (Utah) 1
Markham, Joseph, 1868-1932 1
McEwan, John, 1824-1878 1
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Murdock, John, 1792-1871 1
Pack, John, 1809-1885 1
Pack, Ward E. (Ward Eaton), 1834-1907 1
Pearson, Levi 1
Peterson, Olaf, 1833-1924 1
Pettigrew, David, 1791-1863 1
Reese, William Griffiths, 1857-1938 1
Richards, Ezra F. (Ezra Foss), 1860-1930 1
Rogers, Andrew Locy, 1854-1943 1
Rogers, Andrew Locy, 1880- 1
Roskelley, Samuel, 1837-1914 1
School of the Prophets 1
Secrist, Ann Eliza, 1822-1878 1
Secrist, Jacob Foutz, 1818-1855 1
Shepherd, Lorenzo T. (Lorenzo Tracey), 1858-1932 1
Smith, George Albert, 1817-1875 1
Smith, John L. (John Lyman), 1828-1898 1
Smith, John, 1781-1854 1
Smith, Joseph, Sr., 1771-1840 1
Smoot, A. O. (Abraham Owen), 1815-1895 1
St. George Temple (Saint George, Utah) 1
Stevens family 1
Stevens, Edward F. (Edward Franklin), 1874-1944 1
Thatcher, Moses, 1842-1909 1
Tonks, George M. (George Moroni), 1856-1932 1
Topham, S. S. (Silas Sanford), 1874-1905 1
Toronto, Wallace Felt 1
United States. Army. Mormon Battalion 1
Utah. Legislature 1
Wilcock, William Daniel, 1879-1965 1
Williams, Daniel, 1802-1882 1
Williams, David, 1823-1889 1
Wilson, James W. (James William), 1862-1907 1
Winchester, John Elias B. 1
Winkler, Albert L. (Albert Lynn) 1
Winters, Alonzo, 1830-1886 1
Wright, William Henry, 1827-1897 1
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