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Emery F. Barrus letters and diary

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 947
Scope and Contents Nine handwritten letters and 6 pages of Elder Emery F. Barrus' journal kept while he served as a missionary for the Mormon Church in the Southern States Mission in 1899. Letters and journal describe both Barrus' travels and attempts to preach the restored gospel, primarily to people of Tennessee and Missouri. Both letters and journal pages are photocopied for patron use. Also included are the funerary program and a newspaper obituary of Ruth Hammond Barrus.
Dates: 1889-1980

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

Charles A. Callis papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 22
Scope and Contents Diaries (1893, 1940, 1943, and 1945), correspondence (1892-1947), reports of the Southern States Mission (1908-1934), sermons, articles, personal certificates, speeches, patriarchal blessings, and miscellaneous items. These materials deal with a wide range of Mormon theological and administrative issues. They also deal with personal and family matters.
Dates: 1892-1947

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

Darwin Engstrom mission journal

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 7657
Scope and Contents Contains the mission journal of Darwin Engstrom. The journal documents his train ride to the Southern States Mission, his visits with church members, and the cottage and fast meetings he attended. Entries date from between 1931 and 1932.
Dates: 1931-1932

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Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 7
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Southern States Mission 4
Smith, Joseph, Jr., 1805-1844 3
Bean, Willard Washington, 1868-1949 2
Barrus, Emery F., 1865-1937 1