Latter Day Saint missionaries
Found in 92 Collections and/or Records:
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Collection of folklore on the Latter-day Saint missionary experience during the COVID-19 pandemic, 2020 March-December
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.