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Alvin Pliny Bean essays

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2272
Scope and Contents Typewritten talk, a biography of Bean's father, Willard Washington Bean, and a biography of Alvin Pliny Bean by Vicki Zimmerman. The biography of Willard Bean relates his missionary experiences for the Mormon Church in the Southern States, 1882-1884. The other items emphasize Alvin Bean's experiences in Palmyra.
Dates: approximately 1978

Willard Washington Bean autobiography,|f1880-1978.

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1529
Scope and Contents Softbound photocopy of a typewritten autobiography which includes a newsclipping from "The Church News." Willard W. Bean served the Mormon Church for 29 years and acquired many properties for the Mormon Church in New York State, including the Hill Cumorah.
Dates: 1880-1978

Willard Washington Beans papers

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2271
Scope and Contents Photocopies of a typewritten autobiography, a newspaper clipping, a Mormon Church blessing, and an essay. Also included are photocopies of handwritten letters received by Bean. These items include letters received from Mormon Church leaders Heber J. Grant and J. Golden Kimball. Bean was a missionary to the Southern States and lived in Palmyra, New York from 1915 to 1939.
Dates: 1893-1978

Edward L. Black journals

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1603
Scope and Contents Eight original handwritten and bound journals and typescripts of the same. The items describe the experiences of Edward L. Black while serving as a missionary in the Southern States Mission of the Mormon Church.
Dates: 1896-1898

George H. Carver diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 524
Scope and Contents Photocopy of handwritten diaries. The collection consists of two diaries. The first was kept from 1879 to 1880 while Carver was serving in the Southern States. The second was kept from 1898 to 1899 while Carter was working in the Northwestern States. Also included is an account of Carter's interview with a female servant of the infamous John D. Lee, who was associated with the Mountain Meadows Massacre of 1857.
Dates: 1879-1899

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

James G. Duffin diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1696
Scope and Contents Handwritten and bound diaries. Also included are bound photocopies of the handwritten journals. The items are for the years 1887 through 1889 when Duffin served as a missionary for the Mormon Church in the Southern States Mission. The diaries also cover the years 1901 through 1906 when Duffin was president of the Southwestern States Mission (1900-1904) and of the Central States Mission (1904-1906) also for the Mormon Church. Duffin includes handwritten copies of letters both sent and...
Dates: 1887-1906

John Claiborne Harper papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 185
Scope and Contents Handwritten diary, letters, certificates, paroles, and Mormon Church blessings. The diary was kept while Harper served on a mission to the Southern States for the Mormon Church from 1887 to 1888. Also included is an autograph book signed by Mormons in the Utah State prison for polygamy in 1889. The certificates and letters relate to Mormons in Mexico, to Harper's civic appointments in Payson, and to family matters. Two paroles were given to Harper on 10 April 1865 at Appomattox Court House,...
Dates: 1856-1899

Thomas Ephraim Harper missionary journals

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 3181
Scope and Contents Thomas Ephraim Harper served as a missionary for the Mormon Church in the Southern States Mission (1884-1887) working largely in Virginia and West Virginia Harper gives a detailed account of his missionary experiences, including run-ins with anti-Mormon mobs. The transcription includes title page, preface, guide to the editorial procedures used, 12 illustrations, transcripts of the journals, and photocopies of the items. Also included in the collection is a life sketch of Thomas Harper,...
Dates: 1884-1887

John Childs Holt papers

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 1680
Scope and Contents Handwritten diaries, appointment books and miscellaneous items. The materials document Holt's activities as a missionary for the Mormon Church. They include a typewritten copy of a priesthood blessing given to Holt by George Reynolds.
Dates: 1895-1898

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Smith, Joseph, Jr., 1805-1844 3
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Black, Edward L. (Edward Lenox), 1868- 1
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