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Alaska Anchorage mission report

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1929
Scope and Contents

The item is a bound photocopy of the original typewritten report. The report is a summary of the activities of Snarr as mission president. It contains statistics on the growth of the Mormon Church in the region and on programs being implemented to increase church member activity.

Dates: 1981

James H. Buck papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 6941
Scope and Contents

Contains a journal from Buck's mission to England, some books regarding his mission, postcards, photographs, a booklet of newspaper clippings, and documents stating ordination and draft registration. Materials date from between 1886 and 1962.

Dates: 1886-1962

Dalton family diaries

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 837
Scope and Contents The collection includes copies of the diaries of Charles Dalton (1810-1891) and John Luther Dalton (1843- ). Charles was an early convert to the Mormon Church, lived in Nauvoo, Illinois, and was an early pioneer to Utah. His diary is a fifteen-page typescript covering the years 1855 to 1858 during which he served a Mormon Church mission to the Indians of Idaho. He describes some contact with the Bannock and Nez Perce Indians, but most of the entries are short and relate to the repairs...
Dates: 1890-1974

Thomas Durham autobiography and diary

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 517
Scope and Contents Typewritten copy of an autobiography and diary. Durham wrote his autobiography in 1854 and started his diary the same year. The journal is sketchy in many places and has many gaps. Durham wrote about his youth in England, his conversion to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, his mission in England, his spiritual manifestations, blessings, and his migration to Utah. He left Florence, Nebraska, on 23 Aug. 1856 and arrived in Salt Lake City, Utah, on 30 Nov. 1856. He...
Dates: 1854-1871

Einar Erickson autobiography

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 700
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a handwritten autobiography. Erickson describes his early life in Iceland, his conversion to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, his migration to Utah, his return to Iceland as an Mormon missionary, and his life in Spanish Fork and in Cleveland, Utah. Also included is a lengthy poem in Icelandic.

Dates: approximately 1917

J. Taylor Hollist collection on Wilford C. Wood

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 6760
Scope and Contents Collection includes research done by J. Taylor Hollist on Wilford C. Wood. It includes photocopies and typed summaries of information he collected from the Wilford Wood Museum in Bountiful, Utah, and the LDS Church Archives in Salt Lake City, Utah. The information describes how the Church came to own many of its associated historical sites. The collection also includes a typewritten biography of Wilford C. Wood written by A. James Faulkner in 2014, and an index and endnotes to this book...
Dates: 1800-2015

John D. T. McAllister papers

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 565
Scope and Contents Short typewritten biography with genealogical data, typescripts of selected journal entries concerning crossing the plains, 1851, the corner stone ceremony for the Salt Lake City, Utah Temple, 1852, his mission to England, 1852-1856, and travel with a handcart company on his return. Also included are three poems he wrote, correspondence to his wife, Anne E., and to David H. Cannon, 1886-1895, covering family affairs, political views and temple business, and a description of the Washington...
Dates: 1851-1895

Johan Christian Poulsen autobiography and diary

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 668
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a handwritten autobiography and diary in Danish. The autobiography covers Poulsen's life to 1864 when he began his diary. Poulsen was converted to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1862. He served as a missionary for that faith in Denmark from 1864 to 1866. He migrated to the Utah and settled in Millard County. Also included are patriarchal blessings of family members in English.

Dates: 1864-1866

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

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

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