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Mission of love

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2239
Scope and Contents

Typewritten correspondence, newspaper clippings, and autobiographical materials relating to Murphy and the Mormon Church in Hawaii.

Dates: 1935-1981

Mormon Church in Hawaii

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1962
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of correspondence, reports, histories, petitions, resolutions, and miscellaneous items relating to the Mormon Church in Hawaii. Most of the materials are associated with missionary work, and most date from the nineteenth century. A few items are in the Hawaiian language. One letter was written by the Mormon prophet, Brigham Young (1801-1877), and several letters are addressed to Daniel H. Wells, the Mormon apostle.

Dates: 1851-1976

Castle Hadlock Murphy correspondence

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 663
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of typewritten correspondence between Murphy and members of the First Presidency of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints relating to the organization of a stake in Hawaii. Also included is a report describing a visit by the president of the Church, Heber J. Grant, to Hawaii.

Dates: 1934-1935

Castle Hadlock Murphy papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 1812
Scope and Contents

Collection includes newspaper clippings, programs, and a draft of the book "Castle of Zion" with handwritten corrections. The materials relate to Murphy's death and funeral. The book is a draft of his autobiography in which he emphasizes his experience as a mission president for the Mormon Church in Hawaii.

Dates: 1962-1985

Office of the Academic Vice-President records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UAH 12
Scope and Contents

Contains manuscript of the book "Moramona: Mormons in Hawaii", written by R. Lanier Britsch, and author's master proof sheets, miscellaneous papers, and author's galley.

Dates: 1989

Origin of the Hawaiian people

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 481
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a handwritten essay. The item includes translated folklore from the native peoples of Hawaii. Johnson argues the the Hawaiian traditions support the thesis that the Hawaiians are descendents of Adam, as found in the Bible, and of Lehi, a figure from the Book of Mormon.

Dates: approximately 1900

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

John Stillman Woodbury diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 168
Scope and Contents

Handwritten diaries for the years 1851, 1853 to 1855, 1857, and 1876 to 1877. These are all missionary journals kept on various missions for the Mormon Church to Hawaii. Woodbury comments on visits from Mormon Church Apostles and writes about leaving Utah for Hawaii during the Mormon "Reformation" in 1857 and being called to return to face the approach of the U.S. Army.

Dates: 1851-1877

John R. Young diary

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 26
Scope and Contents

Handwritten diary kept from April 1, 1856 to March 22, 1857. Young writes about his experiences and daily activities. Also includes a photocopy.

Dates: 1856-1857

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