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Grant Lee Benson papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 304
Overview Lesson outlines, notes, scriptural references, grammar and vocabulary words, word lists, publications, patriarchal blessings, and correspondence. Most of the materials relate to the Tahitian language and Benson's attempts to master it and use it in his missionary work.
Dates: 1917-1921

James Stephens Brown diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 69
Scope and Contents Handwritten diaries. Brown writes about his life in Ogden, Utah, and in Arizona. He also tells about his activities in the Mormon Church including his missions for that faith to England, Tahiti, and the Navajo Indians.
Dates: 1857-1893

James Stephens Brown diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 2775
Scope and Contents Typescript of diaries. Brown writes about his life in Ogden, Utah, and in Arizona. He also tells about his activities in the Mormon Church including his missions for that faith to England and Tahiti.
Dates: 1857-1893

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

C. J. Hansen diary

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 532
Scope and Contents Handwritten diary. Hansen writes about his experiences in Tahiti and in other members of the Society Islands as a missionary for the Mormon Church. There are many gaps in the record and many entries describe the activities of several days.
Dates: 1899-1902

John Richard and Horace Eugene Hess papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 3072
Abstract Papers, scrapbooks and photographs of two LDS missionaries, John Richard Hess and Eugene Horace Hess, dated 1930-1933, 2000-2003.
Dates: 1930-1933; 2000-2003

Louisa Barnes Pratt : a noted lady missionary

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 541
Scope and Contents Carbon copy of typescript. A life sketch of a Mormon missionary to Tahiti in the 1850's.
Dates: 1850-1852

Orson Pratt correspondence

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1065
Scope and Contents Photocopies of two letters. One, dated 30 April 1857, was sent to "my dear wife Juliaett" from Orson and deals with family matters. The other, dated 26 Jan. 1851, was written by Louisa P. Pratt (wife of Orson) to "dear cousin Jane." This missive was written while Louisa was with Orson on a mission to the Tahitian Islands. It describes the island of Tapai in that group and gives an account of missionary activities there.
Dates: 1851-1857

Frederick Charles Rossiter diary

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 6509
Abstract Frederick Charles Rossiter diary, 1894–1895, includes Elder Frederick Charles Rossiter's LDS missionary diary in Tahiti.
Dates: 1894-1895

W. Melvin Strong papers

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2743
Scope and Contents Phtocopies of letters, speeches, certificates, program outlines, biographical sketches, and jokes that have been bound into a book. The materials deal with Strong's life and career as an educator. Strong was active in the Mormon Church and served on a mission for that faith in Tahiti. Also included is a book by Strong entitled: "What do you Think?" with a handwritten dedication in the front.
Dates: 1919-1984

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