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Hawaii -- History

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:

Mission of love

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230320639]
Identifier: MSS SC 2239
Scope and Contents

Typewritten correspondence, newspaper clippings, and autobiographical materials relating to Murphy and the Mormon Church in Hawaii.

Dates: 1935-1981

Mormon Church in Hawaii

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230318369]
Identifier: MSS SC 1962
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of correspondence, reports, histories, petitions, resolutions, and miscellaneous items relating to the Mormon Church in Hawaii. Most of the materials are associated with missionary work, and most date from the nineteenth century. A few items are in the Hawaiian language. One letter was written by the Mormon prophet, Brigham Young (1801-1877), and several letters are addressed to Daniel H. Wells, the Mormon apostle.

Dates: 1851-1976

The Mormon Hawaiian missionary journals of Francis Asbury Hammond, 1852-1857, 1864-1865 / transcript by John J Hammond

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 3293
Scope and Contents Collection contains nine spiral bound typescript volumes or Francis Asbury Hammond's Mormon missionary journals. The journals chronicle his first and second missions to the Sandwich (Hawaiian) Islands from 1852-57 and 1864-65. Typescripts were prepared in 2005 by John J Hammond of Kent State University. The journals are divided into nine volumes: Volume I: February 5, 1852- April 13, 1853. Volume II: April 14, 1853- October 26, 1853. Volume III: October 27, 1853- April 11, 1854; Volume IV:...
Dates: 2005

Origin of the Hawaiian people

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230337229]
Identifier: MSS 481
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a handwritten essay. The item includes translated folklore from the native peoples of Hawaii. Johnson argues the the Hawaiian traditions support the thesis that the Hawaiians are descendents of Adam, as found in the Bible, and of Lehi, a figure from the Book of Mormon.

Dates: approximately 1900

Photo postcards of Lahaina, Hawaii

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197239248393]
Identifier: MSS 9258
Content Description

Contains four photo postcards with images of sites in Lahaina, Hawaii, on the island of Maui, dating from the 1930s. Includes two images of the Lahainaluna High School, an image of men working in sugar cane fields, and an image of building next to a stream dating from 1833. All the postcards have inscriptions on the verso side giving more description of the images. The author of these inscriptions and the photographer are unknown.

Dates: approximately 1930s

Genevieve Tietjen papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1857
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, speeches, memorabilia, newspaper clippings, biographies, autobiographies, and patriarchal blessings for the Mormon Church. The materials relate to Genevieve Tietjen and her husband, Henry Roland Tietjen, particularly when Henry served as a mission president for the Mormon Church in Hawaii. The biographies and autobiographies relate largely to Sarah' ancestors.

Dates: 1857-1982