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Robert Lang Campbell journal

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 496
Scope and Contents note The collection contains Campbell's original handwritten journal where he describes his missionary experiences in Scotland; emigration to Nauvoo, Illinois; experiences traveling to Utah as a Mormon pioneer; and duties as a Mormon Church leader. Dated 1843-1848. Campbell also added to the end of his journal handwritten transcriptions of his missionary certificate, his appointment to the Glasgow Conference, and a letter to the Church in Wales from Franklin D. Richards. Dated...
Dates: approximately 1843-1941; Majority of material found within 1843-1850

John Van Cott diaries

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 1035
Scope and Contents

Handwritten diaries with typescripts. The diaries cover the years 1852 to 1856 and 1859 to 1862. Van Cott writes about his service as president of the Scandinavian mission of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He lived in Copenhagen, Denmark. He also writes about helping organize the migration of Mormon pioneers by handcart in 1856 at Iowa City, Iowa.

Dates: 1852-1862

Oz Flake family papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1564
Scope and Contents Holograph diaries of Osmer Flake including an autobiography of his life from 1868 to 1893. The diaries cover 1893-1898, 1899-1913, 1935-1954. Also included is a diary of Osmer's first wife, Elsie Owens Flake 1897-1900 and a diary of his second wife, Ethel Ray Flake 1925-1926. Also in the collection is Osmer's biography of his father William Jordon Flake and an autograph book compiled at the Beaver Stake Academy, 1887-1888. His first wife Elsie kept a diary when he was serving on the...
Dates: 1887-1958

Joseph Hill Richards papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 9
Scope and Contents

Handwritten diaries, account books, correspondence, and an autobiography. The materials document Richards' activities as a Mormon pioneer in Arizona, as a missionary to Great Britain, and as a Mormon Church leader.

Dates: 1876-1919

Silas LeRoy Richards diary and family histories

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 734
Scope and Contents

Handwritten autobiography and diary, family histories, genealogies, patriarchal blessings, and mementos. Much of the material relates to the history and genealogies of the Richards, Rhead (Reed), Stanley, and Huffman (Hoffman) families. Silas was born in Union and later moved to Salt Lake City, Utah. He held several jobs and served as a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Southern States Mission from 1902 to 1905.

Dates: 1870-1964

Levi Savage diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 417
Scope and Contents Handwritten diaries. The original items are housed in two boxes while the photocopies of these materials are housed in three. There are many gaps in the entries including a sixteen-year gap from 1861 to 1877. Savage writes about his mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to "Siam" (Thailand) from 1852 to 1856. He travelled to Rangoon from Salt Lake City, Utah, by way of San Francisco and Calcutta. He returned by way of Calcutta, England, and New York City. He was...
Dates: 1852-1903

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

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