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Alfred Alder diary

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2501
Scope and Contents

Handwritten diary covering the dates from 27 Feb. to 31 May 1883 while Alder was serving on a mission for the Mormon Church in England. Alder writes of his daily activities and of the conditions of the Mormon Church in England. Also included are notes on the Alder's genealogy.

Dates: 1883

Ira Bennion diary

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1943
Scope and Contents

Handwritten diary. Bennion records his activities from the time he left Salt Lake City, Utah through his first year as a missionary for the Mormon Church in England.

Dates: 1894

John Watts Berrett diary

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 611
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a handwritten diary. The original journals are in four volumes and are located in the LDS Church Library-Archives in Salt Lake City, Utah. Berrett was a convert to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in England who served on a mission for that faith in his native country. Berrett writes about his daily activities as a Mormon and as a missionary in England.

Dates: 1856-1863

C. D. Brinton diary

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1172
Scope and Contents

Handwritten journal. Brinton served with his wife in the Sheffield Conference of the England Mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. The diary was written between the dates of August 9, 1900 and July 18, 1901 and is labeled as volume one.

Dates: 1900-1901

Lorenzo Brown diary

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1880
Scope and Contents

Collection contains a handwritten diary (approximately 200 pages ; 16 x 11 cm). Except for a few pages, the item covers the years 1875-1877 when Brown served as a Mormon missionary in England. Brown was living in St. George, Utah when called as a missionary. He describes his trip to and from England and his daily activities there. Dated 1875-1880. Also includes an unedited transcription.

Dates: 1875-1880

Malcolm Butler diary

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2107
Scope and Contents

Handwritten diary. Butler writes about his work as a Mormon missionary in entries that are often lengthy and detailed. Butler also records numerous scriptural references of personal interest.

Dates: 1900

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 diary

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2048
Scope and Contents

Handwritten diary. The record covers from March to July in 1879 when Carter was returning from his mission to England by ship and by rail. Also included are entries for February and March 1882 starting when Carter married Lottie R. Smith in St. George, Utah.

Dates: 1879-1882

William Clayton diary

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 423
Scope and Contents Typewritten copy of a handwritten diary. Clayton kept this diary from 1 Jan. 1840 to 13 Feb. 1842. Clayton writes about his missionary activities for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in England and his return to the United States. He also writes about his daily activities in Nauvoo, Illinois. This item was typed by Alan S. Young in 1961. Also included are extensive footnotes relating to Clayton's entries into his journal. Clayton's diary was published by James B. Allen...
Dates: 1840

Joel Grover diary

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 1832
Scope and Contents

Microfilm copy of a handwritten diary covering the years from 1867 to 1869. Also included are notes and Grover family patriarchal blessings dating to 1912. Also in the collection are two cassette sound tapes and a partial typed transcription of the diary covering the years from 1867 to 1869. The item tells about Grover's experiences as a missionary for the Mormon Church in England.

Dates: 1867-1912

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Alder, Alfred, 1851-1931 1
Bennion, Ira, 1864-1929 1
Berrett, John Watts 1
Brinton, C. D. 1
Brown, Lorenzo, 1823-1902 1