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The missionary diary of Brigham Y. Card

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2574
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a typewritten diary with handwritten corrections. The journal was kept from 1 Jan. 1938 to 16 March 1940. Also included are photocopies of correspondence, newspaper articles, and photographs. The materials relate to Card's mission for the Mormon Church. He was called to the French Mission and was assigned to work in the French-Swiss (Romande) District of Switzerland. The diary includes many lengthy and detailed entries which tell of Card's daily activities. Many items are...
Dates: 1938-1940

John Kunz diaries

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 746
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of handwritten diaries. Volume one is not with the collection. The materials consist of volumes two through four and an account book. Kunz describes his daily activities while serving on a mission to Switzerland for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He spent most of his time in Bern, Switzerland.

Dates: 1885-1886

Jacob Foutz Secrist diaries and correspondence

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 748
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of handwritten correspondence, letters, and a patriarchal blessing. The materials were created when Secrist was serving on a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Germany and Switzerland. The correspondents were his wife, Ann Eliza Logan Secrist, and other family members. Secrist writes about his missionary activities, and his wife and others tell about events in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Dates: 1852-1855

John L. Smith papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 680
Scope and Contents Contains seven journals, and other autobiographical manuscripts. Photocopies are also included. There is also a bound typescript volume of an autobiography/journal. The journals include accounts of persecutions in Ohio, Missouri, and Illinois; pioneering in Utah; his two missions to Europe; and service as president of the Swiss-Italian and the Swiss-Italian-German missions. There is also a contemporary account of the cricket-and-seagull episode in Salt Lake in 1848; his service as a member...
Dates: 1792-1895

Joseph S. Thurber diary

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 844
Scope and Contents

Handwritten diary kept while Thurber was serving on a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Switzerland. He worked in the French-speaking areas. Also included is an autobiography at the end of the record in which Thurber writes about his early life. Thurber lived in Richfield, Utah.

Dates: 1903-1904

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Card, B. Y. (Brigham Young), 1914-2006 1
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Secrist, Ann Eliza, 1822-1878 1