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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

Lorenzo Brown diary

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1880
Scope and Contents Collection contains a handwritten diary (approximately 200 pages ; 16 x 11 cm). Except for a few pages, the item covers the years 1875-1877 when Brown served as a Mormon missionary in England. Brown was living in St. George, Utah when called as a missionary. He describes his trip to and from England and his daily activities there. Dated 1875-1880. Also includes an unedited transcription.
Dates: 1875-1880

Frederick William Chappell diary

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 8318
Scope and Contents Typescript of a diary kept by Chappell during his service in the British Mission. He served primarily in the Manchester Conference. Includes a description of his travels from Utah to England. Transcribed by Dorrell Chappell Vickers, son of Louise Chappell Vickers, the oldest child and only daughter of Frederick William Chappell. Dated 1890-1891.
Dates: 1890-1891

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

John Evans diary and autobiography

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 1951
Scope and Contents Typescripts of diary and an autobiography. In his 1881 diary, Evans describes his activities as a Mormon missionary in Wales. In his personal history, he writes about his conversion to the Mormon faith in Great Britain, his migration to Utah, and his experiences in Brigham City, Utah.
Dates: 1881-1917

Nathaniel Henry Felt Jr. missionary journal

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 3197
Scope and Contents Contains Nathaniel Felt's missionary journal from his Mormon mission to the Southern States, and a typescript of the journal. Entries date from between 1901 and 1903.
Dates: 1901-1903

Asahel Luther Fuller journal typescript

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 2940
Scope and Contents The collection contains a typescript with annotations of Asahel Luther Fuller's first Southern States Mission journal, 14 February 1887 - 31 December 1887, and a typescript of his second Southern States Mission journal, 1 January 1888 - 19 February 1888.
Dates: 1887-1888

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

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

Oral history interview with Charles Leroy Norton

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1919
Scope and Contents Photocopied typescript of an interview conducted by Charles Ursenbach from the James Moyle Oral History Program. Norton talks about his youth, his educational background, his missions to Great Britain, his experiences as a farmer and as a sugar factory worker in Idaho. He describes in some detail his life as a Mormon pioneer in Canada and offers his religious interpretations of the events of his life.
Dates: 1975

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