Latter Day Saint missionaries
Found in 92 Collections and/or Records:
Contains Ray Hanchett's life history and mission journal, dated 1918 to 1991. The life history discusses Ray's family, college years, mission, Navy service, marriage, and service in church callings, including bishop, temple worker, and patriarch for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. It includes photographs, ticket stubs, postcards, copies of a yearbook, and other documents. The mission journal details Ray's service in the North Central States Mission from 1938 to 1940.
The Harold B. Lee scrapbook series contains a missionary scrapbook, scouting scrapbook, and papers from a book of remembrance with handwritten annotations from Harold B. Lee. Materials are dated 1893 to 1968.
Typewritten autobiography. Hess was born in Franklin County, Pennsylvania and was converted to the Mormn Church in 1834. He lived with the Mormons in Missouri and Illinois and witnessed persecutions in both places. He was a member of the "Mormon Battalion" during the war with Mexico, migrated to Utah, married several women, served as a legislator in Utah, and served as a missionary to the "Washakie" (Shoshoni) Indians.
Three handwritten items. One item contains a list of Home Missionaries for the Mormon Church who were being set apart and blessed by the Mormon leaders Lorenzo Snow (1814-1901), Joseph Edward Taylor (1830- ), Angus Munn Cannon (1834- ), and Charles Coulson Rich (1809-1883) on October 8th, 1877 in Salt Lake City, Utah. The other two documents are written accounts of Home Missionary meetings.
The Thomas Jefferson Howell Mission Journal, 1899, contains a photocopy of one mission journal. The journal, which covers from February to September 1899, was written while Howell served as the Nebraska Conference president.
Photocopy of a transcript of an interview done with George Hyde by his son, Rosel H. Hyde, on 16 Aug. 1956. George was raised in Kaysville, Utah, served on a Mormon mission to the Southern States, and spent most of his adult life in Idaho. He lived in Downey and was stake president of the Pocatello Stake for the Mormon Church for twenty-five years.
This collection consists of photocopies of Hyer's diaries. Hyer was called as a Mormon missionary to serve in the Society Islands and labored there from 1912 to 1915. From 1914 to 1915 he served as mission president of the Society Islands Mission. He was a soldier during World War I but saw no action being in Wales when the armistice was signed.