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Lewis Earl Christian papers transcript- A Dixie Pioneer in South America

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 8482
Content Description

Contains a transcript, created by Karen Christian Jensen, of the journal of Lewis Earl Christian one of the first Mormon missionaries to South America. He relates his experience in the 1920's receiving his call and preparing to serve in South America, arriving in Argentina, and preaching the gospel to the people there. Also included are copies of his call and other documents important to his missionary service as well as copies of photographs taken by Christian on his mission.

Dates: 2006

David Coombs diaries and records of temple work

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1650
Scope and Contents

Handwritten diaries, financial records, and records of temple work performed for the Mormon Church. The items include an autobiography written by Coombs which covers his early years until 1884 when he started keeping a diary. He kept his journal from 1884 to 1928 with a gap from 1897 through 1899. Coombs relates his expriences while living in various communities in Sanpete and Cache Counties, Utah. Also included are patriarchal blessings of family members.

Dates: 1884-1928

Andrew F. Smith diary

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 494
Scope and Contents

Handwritten diary. Smith writes short statements about his daily activities while serving on a mission for the Mormon Church in the Southern States.

Dates: 1896-1897

Dave Martin Hellewell papers

 Collection — Carton: 1
Identifier: MSS 7774
Scope and Contents Contains journals and personal papers of Dave Martin Hellewell. The journals describe Hellewell's daily activities, including his Church service, career, and interactions with his family members. They also document the death of Hellewell's first wife and two children, as well as his second marriage and births of grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Several of the journals include newspaper clippings of political events, obituaries, and advertisements. Hellewell's personal papers include...
Dates: approximately 1914-1994

Frihoff Godfred Nielson diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 809
Dates: 1875-1935

Sarah Patterson journal

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 4078
Scope and Contents

Journal includes an autobiographical account of Patterson's life, as well as daily entries on her activities between 1898 and 1903. Entries are made regularly between 1899 and 1901, with occasional entries after that time. Generally relates to daily activities and her work with the Relief Society. Also includes accounts of various deaths in the community.

Dates: 1898-1903

Albert Sanders journal

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 8037
Scope and Contents Journal contains brief biographical sketch of Sanders' life, including dates of birth, baptism, ordination, mission call, marriage, and births of children. The narrative portions ofthe journal describe Sanders' mission experiences, such as tracting, study, and conferences. Also includes lists of accounts and receipts from his own expenses. Finally, it lists statistics from his mission, such as people baptized, houses visited, and tracts and books sold. Included in the collection is a...
Dates: approximately 1896-1940

Vesta Smith papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 1659
Scope and Contents Contains papers relating to American Mothers Inc., the Young Women program of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, the Washington, D.C. Stake of the Church, the Bicentennial of the United States Constitution, and other topics in which Smith took part. Includes an autobiography, journals, files, correspondence, photographs, financial papers, programs, newsletters, handbooks, and membership lists, genealogical papers, reports, scrapbooks, family histories, and ephemera. Materials...
Dates: approximately 1941-1999

John Paternoster Squires diary excerpts

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 976
Scope and Contents Photocopies of typescripts of diary excerpts, a biographical sketch, and family genealogies. There are many gaps in the diary. Squires writes about his early life, joining the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1847, and migrating to Utah in 1853. He also discusses his polygamous marriages; his mission to England; his life in Salt Lake City, Utah; his attempts to avoid being arrested by federal officials for polygamy; his trial for unlawful cohabitation; and his subsequent...
Dates: 1848-1900

Charles Ursenbach collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 3150
Scope and Contents

The collection contains additional diaries of Charles Ursenbach for the years 1923,1926,1970,1977, and 1978 (all of which are pocket-size); a copy of "A Collection of Hymns For the Use of People Called Bible Christians;" a photograph of Charles Ursenbach with other Latter-day Saint missionaries in Montreal, 1926; and genealogical information on the Ursenbach family and "My Story" by Maureen Ursenbach Beecher, written in October 1957.

Dates: 1923-1985

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