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Lorraine Morton Ashton collection on Ermel J. Morton

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 6273
Scope and Contents

Collection consists of papers relating to the dictionary Ermel J. Morton, a Mormon missionary who went to Tonga, created from English to Tongan and Tongan to English, his accounts of his mission and translating the Book of Mormon, a history of his wife, a catalog of his materials from home, a typed copy of the talks at his funeral and a Tongan grammar book. There is also a book written about the time the family spent in Tonga.

Dates: 1956-2011

Sybren van Dyk diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 2175
Scope and Contents

Contains handwritten diaries by Van Dyk, as well as a typed translation. The diaries record Van Dyk's experiences and the work in which he was involved as mission president in the Netherlands in short entries.

Dates: 1871-1881

Santry Elmer papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 9214
Scope and Contents Collection includes mission journals and other personal ephemera belonging to Santry Elmer; missionary teaching material; historical reports related to the fall of South Vietnam to northern Communism; and related Church and governmental publications. Subjects of materials relate to Elmer's experience serving as a missionary in Vietnam until missionaries were evacuated in April 1975, their subsequent waiting in Hong Kong, and being reassigned to serve in Vietnamese refugee camps in...
Dates: approximately 1955-1980; Majority of material found within 1974-1976

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

Gustave Waldemar Forsberg photographs

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 8641
Scope and Contents

Materials include several photographs of the Forsberg family during the time that Gustave served as the mission president in Sweden. Materials also include other photographs taken in the US including photographs of Yellowstone National Park. Dated approximately 1925-1943.

Dates: approximately 1925-1943

Delbert R. Hales missionary journal

 Item — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 3011
Scope and Contents

Bound diary produced by Hales describing his experiences as a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the German-Austrian Mission. The journal begins with him in Salt Lake City and continues in Meerane, Aschersleben, and Leipzig, Germany. The last few pages of the volume contain street addresses and notes.

Dates: 1936-1938

William Lawrence Hansen photograph album

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 9171
Scope and Contents Photograph album that was likely used by William Lawrence Hansen while serving in the Swiss and German Mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from 1887 to 1890. Many of the photographs are unidentified cabinet card albumen portraits of individuals and families taken in various studios across England, Denmark, Switzerland and Germany. These are likely missionaries or members that Hansen met on his mission. Within the album is included cabinet card albumen portraits from...
Dates: approximately 1887-1890

Thales Hastings Haskell diary

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 437
Scope and Contents

Handwritten diary. Haskell writes about his experiences with various Indian tribes in Arizona when he was serving as a missionary for the Mormon Church. He was accompainied by Jacob Hamblin and others. Fifteen pages of the item are written in the Deseret Alphabet. Some of the manuscript pages have been torn off and one page is missing.

Dates: 1859-1860

Albert Stephen Jones papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 350
Scope and Contents Contains diaries and photographs, including twenty stereographs, documenting Jones's experience as a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Samoa and Tonga from 1893 to 1896. The diaries detail his daily activities and talk about the nature of his work. Jones continued to write in these diaries after his return to Provo, Utah until 1902. The collections also contains a handwritten Tongan-English dictionary copied by Jones and a 1895 article on Tongan cannibalism...
Dates: 1893-1902

Abraham Brigham Liechty papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 7430
Scope and Contents

Collection contains memorabilia from Abraham Brigham Liechty's mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to Germany. This memorabilia includes journals, schedules, baptism records, and various books printed in German. Other items in the collection include personal documents, photographs, and a wooden tool. Materials date from between 1870 and 1903.

Dates: approximately 1870-1903

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Diaries 9
Electronic books 3
Mormon Church -- Missions -- Germany 3
Photographs 3
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Letters 2
Mormon Church -- Missions -- Hawaii -- History 2
Mormon Church -- Missions -- Netherlands 2
Mormon Church -- Missions -- Tonga 2
Mormon missionaries -- Tonga 2
Negatives 2
Photocopies 2
Printed ephemera 2
Scrapbooks 2
Tongan language -- Dictionaries -- English 2
Agendas 1
Albumen prints 1
Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences 1
Aschersleben (Germany) 1
Audiotapes 1
Autobiographies 1
Books 1
California -- History -- 1846-1850 1
Castle Dale (Utah) -- History 1
Certificates 1
Chinook language -- Dictionaries 1
Colleges and Universities 1
Denmark -- History -- 19th century 1
Deseret alphabet 1
Education 1
Family 1
Family records 1
Hawaii -- Description and travel 1
Hawaii -- History -- To 1893 1
Hopi Indians -- History 1
Indians of North America -- History 1
Language and Languages 1
Leipzig (Germany) 1
Lists 1
Maps 1
Material Types 1
Meerane (Germany) 1
Mormon Church -- Doctrines 1
Mormon Church -- History 1
Mormon Church -- Missions -- Arizona -- History 1
Mormon Church -- Missions -- Denmark -- History 1
Mormon Church -- Missions -- Fiji 1
Mormon Church -- Missions -- Samoan Islands 1
Mormon Church -- Missions -- Sweden -- History 1
Mormon Church -- Missions -- Switzerland 1
Mormon missionaries -- California 1
Mormon missionaries -- Fiji 1
Mormon missionaries -- Germany 1
Mormon missionaries -- Germany -- Diaries 1
Mormon missionaries -- Hawaii -- History 1
Mormon missionaries -- Netherlands 1
Mormon missionaries -- Netherlands -- History 1
Mormon missionaries -- Samoan Islands 1
Mormon missionaries -- Vietnam 1
Mormons -- Arizona -- History 1
Mormons -- Denmark -- History 1
Mormons -- Hawaii -- History 1
Mormons -- Illinois -- Nauvoo -- History 1
Mormons -- Netherlands -- History -- Sources 1
Mormons -- Ohio -- History 1
Mormons -- Samoan Islands 1
Mormons -- Tonga 1
Mormons -- Utah -- Castle Dale 1
Mormons -- Utah -- Provo 1
Nauvoo (Ill.) 1
Navajo Indians -- History 1
New York (State) 1
Ohio 1
Poetry 1
Portraits 1
Provo (Utah) 1
Publications 1
Reports 1
Samoan Islands 1
Tonga 1
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 1
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Religious aspects -- Mormon Church 1
Yellowstone National Park -- Photographs 1
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English 14
German 3
Dutch; Flemish 2
Hawaiian 2
Tonga (Tonga Islands) 2