Hawaii -- History
Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:
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.
The Mormon Hawaiian missionary journals of Francis Asbury Hammond, 1852-1857, 1864-1865 / transcript by John J Hammond
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.
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.
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.