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Emery F. Barrus letters and diary

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 947
Scope and Contents

Nine handwritten letters and 6 pages of Elder Emery F. Barrus' journal kept while he served as a missionary for the Mormon Church in the Southern States Mission in 1899. Letters and journal describe both Barrus' travels and attempts to preach the restored gospel, primarily to people of Tennessee and Missouri. Both letters and journal pages are photocopied for patron use. Also included are the funerary program and a newspaper obituary of Ruth Hammond Barrus.

Dates: 1889-1980

Alvin Pliny Bean essays

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2272
Scope and Contents

Typewritten talk, a biography of Bean's father, Willard Washington Bean, and a biography of Alvin Pliny Bean by Vicki Zimmerman. The biography of Willard Bean relates his missionary experiences for the Mormon Church in the Southern States, 1882-1884. The other items emphasize Alvin Bean's experiences in Palmyra.

Dates: approximately 1978

Willard Washington Bean autobiography

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1529
Scope and Contents

Softbound photocopy of a typewritten autobiography which includes a newsclipping from "The Church News." Willard W. Bean served the Mormon Church for 29 years and acquired many properties for the Mormon Church in New York State, including the Hill Cumorah.

Dates: 1880-1978

Willard Washington Beans papers

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2271
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of a typewritten autobiography, a newspaper clipping, a Mormon Church blessing, and an essay. Also included are photocopies of handwritten letters received by Bean. These items include letters received from Mormon Church leaders Heber J. Grant and J. Golden Kimball. Bean was a missionary to the Southern States and lived in Palmyra, New York from 1915 to 1939.

Dates: 1893-1978

Christen Frank Christensen autobiography

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 179
Scope and Contents

Typescript of an autobiographical sketch. Christensen writes about settling in Kanosh, Utah, his experiences as a missionary for the Mormon Church in the Southern States, and his marriage to Clara A. Kimball in 1886.

Dates: 1940

Andrew F. Smith diary

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 494
Scope and Contents

Handwritten diary. Smith writes short statements about his daily activities while serving on a mission for the Mormon Church in the Southern States.

Dates: 1896-1897

James G. Duffin diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1696
Scope and Contents Handwritten and bound diaries. Also included are bound photocopies of the handwritten journals. The items are for the years 1887 through 1889 when Duffin served as a missionary for the Mormon Church in the Southern States Mission. The diaries also cover the years 1901 through 1906 when Duffin was president of the Southwestern States Mission (1900-1904) and of the Central States Mission (1904-1906) also for the Mormon Church. Duffin includes handwritten copies of letters both sent and...
Dates: 1887-1906

Warren N. Dusenberry diary

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 1060
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a handwritten diary dept from January 1 to December 31, 1868 while Dusenberry was serving on a mission for the Mormon Church in the Southern States.

Dates: 1868

Charles Love Flake diary

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 982
Scope and Contents Photocopies of typescript journal which was transcribed from the holograph original by Albert J. Levine. Flake was born in Beaver, Utah but spent most of his life in Arizona. He attended Brigham Young Academy in Provo, Utah and served as a missionary for the Mormon Church in Mississippi (1883-1885). He supplied lumber to the Woodruff Co-op store and carried mail from Holbrook, Arizona to Ft. Apache.He was murdered in 1892(??). His brother, Oz Flake, gave an account of...
Dates: 1881-1892

John Claiborne Harper papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 185
Scope and Contents Handwritten diary, letters, certificates, paroles, and Mormon Church blessings. The diary was kept while Harper served on a mission to the Southern States for the Mormon Church from 1887 to 1888. Also included is an autograph book signed by Mormons in the Utah State prison for polygamy in 1889. The certificates and letters relate to Mormons in Mexico, to Harper's civic appointments in Payson, and to family matters. Two paroles were given to Harper on 10 April 1865 at Appomattox Court...
Dates: 1856-1899

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Smith, Joseph, Jr., 1805-1844 3
Bean, Willard Washington, 1868-1949 2
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Southern States Mission 2
Shupe, David Crockett, 1877-1940 2
Barrus, Emery F., 1865-1937 1