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Latter Day Saint missionaries

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 107 Collections and/or Records:

Henry Harvey Butler diary

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230306232]
Identifier: MSS SC 864
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of photocopies of a typed copy of Butler's missionary diary. The record has been edited to complete fragmentary words and improve spelling errors. Butler's entries were often lengthy and detailed. He recounts his spiritural experiences, confrontations with anti-Mormon mobs and individuals, and other activities as a missionary.

Dates: 1891-1893

Asa S. Calkins diary

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230236496]
Identifier: MSS SC 226
Scope and Contents

Holograph diary which contains blessings given to Calkins in 1850, experiences as a worker in the Mission home and as Mission President, letters received from Brigham Young and family, and letters sent to Brigham Young and family. A short biography is included with the diary.

Dates: 1855-1858

Joseph J. Cannon letter

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230305697]
Identifier: MSS SC 821
Scope and Contents

This autographed typewritten letter was written 14 February 1935 by Joseph J. Cannon, then President of the British Mission of the Mormon Church to Francis W. Kirkham, then Secretary to Chief Justice Hughes of the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington D.C. The subject of this letter is Kirkham's son, Grant, who "determined" to leave his mission four months early, and Cannon's efforts to dissuade him.

Dates: 1935 February 14

William Capell journal

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 948
Scope and Contents

Bound journal and loose pages of a journal contain specifics of daily minutiae, especially spiritual events, Mormon meetings, and tracting contacts while he was still living in England.

Dates: 1860-1867

Edward Pulliam Carpenter papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 6782

The Edward Pulliam Carpenter papers include scrapbooks, an autobiography, certificates, awards, and other ephemera pertaining to his personal and professional life. The collection dates from 1870 to 1995. Much of the collection has to deal with his church life, in particular with his service as a bishop.

Dates: 1870-1995

Jared Carter journal

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230242601]
Identifier: MSS SC 547
Scope and Contents

Typescript. The journal describes his spiritual and missionary experiences, healing of the sick and his reaction to Alexander Campbell's anti-Mormon literture.

Dates: 1831-1833

Reuel E. Christensen papers

 Collection — Carton 1: [Barcode: 31197227625420]
Identifier: MSS 5995
Scope and Contents

Personal Papers of Reuel E. Christensen, 1924-1983. Materials include: copies of his mission journals, including photographs that have been transferred to photo archives; written testimonies of missionaries while he served as President of the Great Lakes Mission; Great Lakes Mission publications, from his time serving as mission president there; his autobiography; correspondence; copies of newspaper clippings about him; and family history work.

Dates: 1924-1983

Gerald Niels Christiansen letters

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230236892]
Identifier: MSS SC 273
Scope and Contents

ALS's with family and Florence Ida Wheeler while serving as a missionary in the Northwestern states.

Dates: 1917-1920

Elizabeth Touchstone Clayton collection of family letters

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 7809
Scope and Contents Contains letters between immediate and extended family members of Elizabeth Touchstone Clayton, which come from various states including Texas, Alabama, Washington, New York, and New Jersey. A majority of the letters are between husband, William D. Craig, and wife, Bessie Graham Craig. Also includes letters from Gavin Drummond Hunt to his sister, Mary Craig, and letters from Allie G. Hunt. The letters date before, during, and after the American Civil War, and some letters include...
Dates: 1838-1976

Collection of folklore on the Latter-day Saint missionary experience during the COVID-19 pandemic, 2020 March-December

Identifier: FA 45 Series 1
Scope and Contents

Contains interviews conducted by or under the direction of Christine Elyse Blythe with Latter-day Saint missionaries around the world about their experiences and beliefs during the COVID-19 pandemic. Most of the items are audio recordings and associated transcriptions, as well as photographs, videos, and notes. Dated from March to December 2020.

Dates: 2020 March-December