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Lorraine Morton Ashton collection on Ermel J. Morton

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 6273
Scope and Contents

Collection consists of papers relating to the dictionary Ermel J. Morton, a Mormon missionary who went to Tonga, created from English to Tongan and Tongan to English, his accounts of his mission and translating the Book of Mormon, a history of his wife, a catalog of his materials from home, a typed copy of the talks at his funeral and a Tongan grammar book. There is also a book written about the time the family spent in Tonga.

Dates: 1956-2011

George R. Blake papers

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 7982
Scope and Contents

Contains materials relating to Blake's life during the war and his mission. Includes a tyepwritten history of Blake's correspondence with a German prisoner of war, a letter in German, a history of prisoners of war in Orem during World War II, images of some of these prisoners, and a history of the end of Blake's mission to Germany. Dated 1943-2009.

Dates: 1943-2009

Sybren van Dyk diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 2175
Scope and Contents

Contains handwritten diaries by Van Dyk, as well as a typed translation. The diaries record Van Dyk's experiences and the work in which he was involved as mission president in the Netherlands in short entries.

Dates: 1871-1881

Mary Ellen Edmunds papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 7643
Scope and Contents Contains personal and professional papers of Edmunds, including resources from her work at the Missionary Training Center in Provo, Utah, especially training in foreign languages and instruction of senior missionaries. Some materials deal with human services missions in countries such as India and Ghana. Collection also contains work from Edmunds' work on the Relief Society General Board, including teaching manuals, cards, and correspondence between various members of the Board. Also...
Dates: approximately 1971-2015

Santry Elmer papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 9214
Scope and Contents Collection includes mission journals and other personal ephemera belonging to Santry Elmer; missionary teaching material; historical reports related to the fall of South Vietnam to northern Communism; and related Church and governmental publications. Subjects of materials relate to Elmer's experience serving as a missionary in Vietnam until missionaries were evacuated in April 1975, their subsequent waiting in Hong Kong, and being reassigned to serve in Vietnamese refugee camps in...
Dates: approximately 1955-1980; Majority of material found within 1974-1976

William Farrer diaries and letters

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1521
Scope and Contents

Contains seven handwritten volumes, plus typescripts which focus on Farrer's Hawaiian Mission, 1850-1854. Volume one contains accounts of his work in the California gold fields prior to his mission call. Volume seven is entirely in the Hawaiian language. Also included are photocopies of typescripts of 71 letters written to and by Farrer when he served in the Hawaiian Islands.

Dates: 1849-1860

Gustave Waldemar Forsberg photographs

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 8641
Scope and Contents

Materials include several photographs of the Forsberg family during the time that Gustave served as the mission president in Sweden. Materials also include other photographs taken in the US including photographs of Yellowstone National Park. Dated approximately 1925-1943.

Dates: approximately 1925-1943

Delbert R. Hales missionary journal

 Item — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 3011
Scope and Contents

Bound diary produced by Hales describing his experiences as a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the German-Austrian Mission. The journal begins with him in Salt Lake City and continues in Meerane, Aschersleben, and Leipzig, Germany. The last few pages of the volume contain street addresses and notes.

Dates: 1936-1938

Gail S. Halvorsen papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2220
Scope and Contents Contains letters, emails, photographs, video and audio recordings, awards, ephemera and other memorabilia from the personal collection of Gail S. Halvorsen. Most of the material is directly related to his role as the "Candy Bomber" during the Berlin Airlift, which he continued to receive recognition for long after the end of the blockade. Included are items relating to his military career after the Berlin Airlift, including material on the Cold War, his retirement activities, his family, and...
Dates: 1905-2018; Majority of material found within 1920-2018

William Lawrence Hansen photograph album

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 9171
Scope and Contents Photograph album that was likely used by William Lawrence Hansen while serving in the Swiss and German Mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from 1887 to 1890. Many of the photographs are unidentified cabinet card albumen portraits of individuals and families taken in various studios across England, Denmark, Switzerland and Germany. These are likely missionaries or members that Hansen met on his mission. Within the album is included cabinet card albumen portraits from...
Dates: approximately 1887-1890

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