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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 Karren mission journals

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 4065
Scope and Contents Materials include two original volumes of journals kept by Karren while serving as a missionary in the Sandwich Islands (Hawaii). He describes learning the language, teaching doctrines and principles, developing the branch, and attending and holding conferences as well as dealings with ministers of other religions, miracles that occurred, and international events affecting the Sandwich Islands. The end of volume II includes some poems and song lyrics by Karren. Folders three through five...
Dates: 1853-1854

Reinhard Maeser papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1841
Scope and Contents Correspondence, notes, speeches, certificates, poems, and miscellaneous items. The materials relate to Reinhard's missions for the Mormon Church, his teaching activities, and his relationship to his family. Correspondents include Karl G. Maeser and Reinhard's wife, Sarah Caroline Shepherd.
Dates: 1838-1944

William O. Robinson papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1848
Scope and Contents Diaries, a scrapbook, newspaper clippings, essays, poems, correspondence, a biography, a published book with handwritten corrections, and a film strip. The materials deal with Robinson's dancing, music, and educational careers. The diaries are in six volumes and relate to Robinson's mission for the Mormon Church in Colorado.
Dates: 1897-1976

Orson F. Whitney papers

 Collection — Box: 5
Identifier: MSS 15
Scope and Contents Materials include correspondence, blessings, missionary certificates, letters, scrapbooks, poetry, other writings, newspaper clippings, documents, travel souveneirs, and other materials owned, written by, or relating to Orson F. Whitney, his family, and his acquaintances. Dated approximately 1842-1931.
Dates: approximately 1842-1964

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

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