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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

Brief history of Brigham Morris Young

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1999
Scope and Contents Typewritten biography of Brigham Morris Young. B. M. Young was a businessman who served two missions to Hawaii (1873-1875 and 1883) and helped organize the Young Men's Mutual Improvement Associations in numerous places for the Mormon Church. He married Armeda Snow who was the daughter of the fifth president of the Mormon Church, Lorenzo Snow (1814-1901).
Dates: approximately 1970s

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

Edwin W. Fifield diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 1549
Scope and Contents Four handwritten notebooks. Three contain Fifield's diaries of the Hawaiian mission and the fourth is an account of his subsequent teaching career.
Dates: 1896-1902

Irvin F. Fisher diary

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1545
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a typescript of a handwritten diary by Irvin F. Fisher. He writes about his experiences as a missionary, describes Christmas on the Islands, gives a description of the Kilauea Volcano on the Big Island, and tells of the overthrow of the Hawaiian Queen by British and American Troops.
Dates: 1890-1894

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

Thomas Karren mission journals

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

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Bigler, Henry William, 1815-1900 1