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Henry William Bigler diary

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 3095
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilmed copy of a typescript. The item is "extracts from missionary experiences. Copied from original diary owned by Delbert Bigler, Provo, Utah." The extracts start in 1853 when Bigler was on a mission for the Mormon Church in Hawaii. He writes about a smallpox epidemic and missionary experiences. He returned to Utah in 1855. He married Cynthia Jane Whipple in November of 1855. He went on another mission to Hawaii in 1857 and returned in 1858. He talks about his...
Dates: 1853-1899

Biographies of Beesley family

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 853
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a letter to LeGrand Baker, an archivist at BYU, briefly discussing the ancestors of Mrs. Fifield, biographies of Frederick Beesley and his wife Elizabeth Ellen Solomon Beesley, and a short history of the Beesley Music Co.Frederick Beesley was a musician who conducted the Mormon Tabernacle Choir, an accountant, a shoemaker, one of the founders (along with his father) of the Beesley Music Co., and the secretary/treasurer of the Salt Lake Philharmonic...
Dates: 1975

Brief history of Brigham Morris Young

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1999
Scope and Contents

Typewritten biography of Brigham Morris Young. B. M. Young was a businessman who served two missions to Hawaii (1873-1875 and 1883) and helped organize the Young Men's Mutual Improvement Associations in numerous places for the Mormon Church. He married Armeda Snow who was the daughter of the fifth president of the Mormon Church, Lorenzo Snow (1814-1901).

Dates: approximately 1970s

Benjamin Cluff diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1667
Scope and Contents

Contains four diaries and their respective transcripts covering the period from 1881-1909 and detailing Cluff's time as a student at Brigham Young Academy and the University of Michigan, as well as his subsequent appointment as President of the Academy. Also describes his activities and experiences as a plantation owner in Tabasco, Mexico.

Dates: 1881-1909

James Hamilton Gardner diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 1733
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of a handwritten diary. Gardner talks about his temporal and spiritual experiences while serving as a missionary in Hawaii.

Dates: 1880-1884

John Thomas Giles diaries

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 994
Scope and Contents

Handwritten diaries and teaching notes. Giles writes about his daily activities in Provo, Utah; his two missions for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Hawaii (1890-1897 and 1905-1907); his work at a lime kiln; his work on a railroad; and his teaching of Sunday School for the Church.

Dates: 1890-1927

Ephraim Green certificates

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 180
Scope and Contents

Printed and handwritten certificates. These items certify that Green is of good character and is travelling to Hawaii on a mission for the Mormon Church. Two of the manuscripts are signed by the second president of the Mormon Church, Brigham Young.

Dates: 1852

Ephraim Green diary

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 227
Scope and Contents

Handwritten diary. The item documents Green's mission for the Mormon Church in Hawaii. He writes about his travels to and from Hawaii and the establishing of missionary activities there.

Dates: 1852-1855

Charles W. Hancock papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 3806
Scope and Contents Collection contains the personal journals of Charles W. Hancock documenting his life from the time of his mission call in 1896 until 1942. The journals include five volumes, along with an additional volume containing a record of baby blessings, priesthood confirmations, baptisms, and other events that occurred during his mission service. Also included in the collection are thirty-six photographs taken during his mission. Images include mission companions, people he served, the mission homes,...
Dates: approximately 1896-1942

Thomas Karren mission journals

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 4065
Scope and Contents Materials include two original volumes of journals kept by Karren while serving as a missionary in the Sandwich Islands (Hawaii). He describes learning the language, teaching doctrines and principles, developing the branch, and attending and holding conferences as well as dealings with ministers of other religions, miracles that occurred, and international events affecting the Sandwich Islands. The end of volume II includes some poems and song lyrics by Karren. Folders three through five...
Dates: 1853-1854

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