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Lorenzo Brown diary and autobiography

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 497
Scope and Contents Includes Lorenzo Brown's handwritten diary and autobiography. Brown's autobiography starts in 1856 when his diary begins. Describes his conversion to the Mormon Church, life in Nauvoo, Illinois, and relationship with Joseph Smith, the first president of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Brown then describes his migration to Salt Lake City, Utah, settling in Las Vegas, Nevada, a move to the St. George, Utah area, service on a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day...
Dates: 1856-1902

James H. Buck papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 6941
Scope and Contents

Contains a journal from Buck's mission to England, some books regarding his mission, postcards, photographs, a booklet of newspaper clippings, and documents stating ordination and draft registration. Materials date from between 1886 and 1962.

Dates: 1886-1962

Asa Starkweath Calkin diary

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 3138
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a handwritten diary. The diary is in two sections, 1850-1853 and 1855-1858. In the earlier diary, Calkin writes that he arrived in Salt Lake City, Utah, and talks about hauling wood and teaching school to provide for his family. In the later diary, Calkin writes about his mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to England. He also worked in the office of tithing records in England. He includes copies of letters and blessings in his...
Dates: 1850-1858

William John Benbow Carter missionary journals

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 8258
Scope and Contents

Materials include missionary journals for Carter's service in the area of Nottingham, England. Includes descriptions of Carter's attempts to find his ancestors and relatives throughout England. The fifth journal includes a description of his return to Utah via Sydney, Australia, and his report to President John Taylor upon his return. The sixth journal includes notes Carter took on his genealogy during his missionary service. Dated 1877-1879.

Dates: 1877-1879

Frederick William Chappell diary

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 8318
Scope and Contents

Typescript of a diary kept by Chappell during his service in the British Mission. He served primarily in the Manchester Conference. Includes a description of his travels from Utah to England. Transcribed by Dorrell Chappell Vickers, son of Louise Chappell Vickers, the oldest child and only daughter of Frederick William Chappell. Dated 1890-1891.

Dates: 1890-1891

Thomas Day collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2071

The Thomas Day collection contains Day's journal (1843-1850), an account book (1843-1846), papers, and correspondence relating to his family, most all of which focuses on his LDS mission to England. He served in Lemington, Oxfordshire, Northamptonshire, and Leicestershire.

Dates: 1841-1893

Winslow Farr journals

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1420
Scope and Contents

Collection includes daily accounts of his family, his church mission to England (vol. 2), the Utah War, persecutions concerning his practice of polygamy, his subsequent prison sentence, and his life in Colonia Dublán, Chihuahua, Mexico. Typescripts of the journals are also included in the collection.

Dates: 1856-1910

James Madison Flake diaries

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 961
Scope and Contents

Handwritten diary kept from 1887 to 1889 when Flake was a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in England. Also included is a handwritten autobiography and diary. Flake summarizes his life to the year 1888 at which time he began a diary with many gaps and many short entries. Dates range from 1887 to 1929.

Dates: 1887-1929

George Lake diary

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 720
Scope and Contents

Typescript of an account covering 1870-1879 of Lake's Latter-day Saint church mission to England and his leadership of a new Mormon settlement in Arizona. Appended is the "Last Address" by Joseph Smith.

Dates: 1870-1879

William Henry Wright diary

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 1347
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a handwritten diary. Wright writes about his activities as a missionary for the Mormon Church serving in Wisconsin and England. The original is in possession of James W. Petty in Ogden, Utah.

Dates: 1882-1883

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