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American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions letter received

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 2197
Scope and Contents Materials include a five page unsigned handwritten letter dated October 2, 1833, to Reverend D. Green, secretary of the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions, from the chairman of a committee in Jacksonville, Illinois, requesting the Board's aid in outfitting a missionary group to the "Indians West of the Rocky Mountains." This letter is accompanied by a two page manuscript copy of a petition titled "Incipient measures in relation to the establishment of a mission," with...
Dates: 1833

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 1849-1850....
Dates: approximately 1843-1941; Majority of material found within 1843-1850

Adrian David Cook notebooks

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 237
Scope and Contents Holograph notebooks which relate to Cook's Latter-day Saint Church mission to the Western States. Includes a printed mission journal and a daily diary.
Dates: 1906-1908

Carl Otto Holm papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1894
Scope and Contents Handwritten diaries, autobiographies, and a ledger. Also included are typescripts of some of the items. Holm writes about his life in Idaho, his mission for the Mormon Church in the Western States, his excommunication from the Mormon Church over a dissagreement on polygamy, and his family. With the materials are diaries of Holm's wife Victorina Holm in Sweden.
Dates: 1898-1950

Wilford D. Lee papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1553
Abstract This collection contains the papers of Wilford D. Lee. It includes unpublished manuscripts; drafts of short stories, essays, dramas; personal and family history papers; correspondence; educational papers; and other miscellaneous papers, dated circa 1915-1981.
Dates: approximately 1915-1981

Jesse Bigler Martin diaries

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 446
Scope and Contents Handwritten diaries with a typed copy of one volume. Martin kept diaries apparently in three volumes. The second and third volumes covering the time from 1854 to 1857 are found with the collection. A typed copy of the first diary covering the years from 1853 to 1854 is also included. Martin writes about his work as a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in England. He returned to the United States in 1857 and traveled by rail to Iowa City, Iowa. Martin writes in detail...
Dates: 1853-1857

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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