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William Frank Atkin papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 341
Scope and Contents Correspondence, diaries, and a biography. The diaries relate to Atkin's missions to New Zealand from 1903 to 1906 and from 1916 to 1918. The correspondence is from family members and friends and largely relates to family matters and to Atkin's missionary activities. The biography is a history of Atkin's father, Thomas Atkin (1833-1919), who was a Mormon pioneer that was active in Tooele County politics. The biography also includes information about the Mormon response to the Utah Expedition...
Dates: 1883-1919

Ernest Waldemar Alpers Mohr diary and memoirs

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 1033
Scope and Contents Photocopies of a handwritten diary and a handwritten autobiography. The diary is in Danish and was written from 1874 to 1875 when Mohr was serving on a mission in Denmark for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Also included is an autobiography written in English. Mohr writes about his early life in Denmark, his conversion to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and his life in Tooele, Utah; St. Johns, Arizona; and Logan, Utah.
Dates: 1874-1903

Robert H. Skelton collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 1597
Abstract Collection of papers by or about Robert Hodgson Skelton. Included in the collection is Skelton's journal from his mission to India, plus a photocopy and transcription of the same. Also includes a petition for assistance to the people of Santa Cruz, California, by Skelton and other Mormon missionaries traveling to their missions without purse or scrip.
Dates: 1852-1941

John W. Tate diary

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 961
Scope and Contents Photocopies of a 224 page holograph diary. Tate, a native of Tooele, Utah, was called as a missionary to the Southern States' Mission for the Mormon Church in 1887. His diary recounts how he received this call, how he prepared for his mission, and various incidents relating to missionary activities and his personal experiences.On one occasion (23 Dec. 1887), he and his companion (Milo Hendricks) were shot with a shot gun. Tate was struck by 21 pieces of shot. Fifteen of which...
Dates: 1887-1888