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Maureen Ursenbach Beecher collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2285
Abstract

The collection contains materials gathered into four main series: (1) student and research files on Mormon women's history; (2) class notes; (3) personal files reflecting university and professional committees she served on; and (4) her personal research and address files. The addendum contains research files collected Maureen Ursenbach Beecher as well as materials from an English class.

Dates: 1909-1997; Majority of material found within 1948-1997

Burgess family diaries

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 3336
Scope and Contents Contains a typescript of journals kept by Rhoda Ann Dykes Burgess from 1881-1900 in Pine Valley, Utah, including pedigree charts, maps, and photographs (approximately 400 pages); two original journals of Ernest Hungate Burgess, Rhoda Ann's son, kept from 1899-1903 and 1904, while he was attending the Cedar City Branch Normal School, as well as bound photocopies of those journals with additional photographs (approximately 200 pages); and one original journal kept by Ernest Hungate Burgess...
Dates: 1881-1905

The missionary diary of Brigham Y. Card

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2574
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a typewritten diary with handwritten corrections. The journal was kept from 1 Jan. 1938 to 16 March 1940. Also included are photocopies of correspondence, newspaper articles, and photographs. The materials relate to Card's mission for the Mormon Church. He was called to the French Mission and was assigned to work in the French-Swiss (Romande) District of Switzerland. The diary includes many lengthy and detailed entries which tell of Card's daily activities. Many items are...
Dates: 1938-1940

John K. Fetzer papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 3205
Scope and Contents

Includes photo albums, scrapbooks, newspapers, and pamphlets from Fetzer's missionary service in Germany between 1933 and 1936, as well as correspondence and other materials from the Fetzers's activities. Also includes the autobiography of Naomi Elizabeth Steenblik Fetzer.

Dates: 1933-1965

John T. Gerber correspondence

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 138
Scope and Contents

Handwritten correspondence. Most of the items are between Gerber and Louis von Buren and John Lyman Smith. Typescripts accompany many of the letters and some of the manuscripts are in German. Gerber and his correspondents write about Switzerland and the work of Mormon missionaries there.

Dates: 1862

History of the provisional national assembly, its opinions and resolutions in Basel 1798

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 476
Scope and Contents Notes on the activities of the Swiss national assembly written in German in Basel in 1798 including its opinions and resolutions. The account was kept with notations for the various days the assembly met from Feb. 6 to April 18, 1798. The convention published the first Swiss constitution on April 12 which established the Helvetic Republic (1798-1803). The constitution was made at the insistance of the French occupation forces and was heavily influenced by the French constitution of...
Dates: 1798

John Kunz diaries

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 746
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of handwritten diaries. Volume one is not with the collection. The materials consist of volumes two through four and an account book. Kunz describes his daily activities while serving on a mission to Switzerland for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He spent most of his time in Bern, Switzerland.

Dates: 1885-1886

Les eleves de l'ecole francaise de Spiez a leurs bienfaitrices

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 549
Scope and Contents Handwritten dedication in French. The item was written to "Mesdames Cooke-Daniels et Martin" thanking them for being the benefactors of the students studying in Spiez, Switzerland, on the occasion of the French national holiday, 14 July 1917. The students are grateful for the kindnesses shown them and say they are becoming good Frenchmen, worthy of the valiant soldiers who are suffering and dying during World War I. The item is signed by various students. A typewritten English...
Dates: 1917 July 14

Letter to "my dearest wife"

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2098
Scope and Contents

Handwritten letter addressed to "My Dearest Wife" by an unknown author who served a mission for the Mormon Church. The item was written in Geneva, Switzerland. The author talks about his experiences and feelings while serving as a missionary in Switzerland.

Dates: 1862

My trip to Europe

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 198
Scope and Contents

Typewritten history. Burgener writes about her return to Switzerland for the dedication of the Mormon Temple in Bern.

Dates: 1955

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Bern (Switzerland) -- History -- Sources 1
Biography 1
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Photograph albums 1
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