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Latter Day Saint missionaries

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 92 Collections and/or Records:

Jessie E. Murphy diary

 Digital Record
Identifier: MSSSC1010
Dates: 1867-1869

Brigham Johnson journals

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230241256]
Identifier: MSS SC 434
Scope and Contents

Holograph journals which relate experiences and observations while on his mission.

Dates: 1889-1892

George Lake diary

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230237692]
Identifier: MSS SC 720
Scope and Contents

Typescript of an account covering 1870-1879 of Lake's Latter-day Saint church mission to England and his leadership of a new Mormon settlement in Arizona. Appended is the "Last Address" by Joseph Smith.

Dates: 1870-1879

Charles J. Langston papers

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197221961250]
Identifier: MSS 8674
Scope and Contents

Materials include photographs, letters, and documents related to Charles J. Langston's mission to Tonga from 1916 to 1918 and his death in Tonga in 1918. There is a letter to the family from the First Presidency and signed by Heber J. Grant, a photograph of Langston's tombstone in Tonga taken in 2002, letters from his mission president, and a letter home written by Langston himself. Dated 1916-2002.

Dates: 1916-2002; Majority of material found within 1916-1918

Alof Pratt Larson and Margaret Smith Larson papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 8763
Scope and Contents

The collection contains the papers of Alof Pratt and Margaret Smith Larson, residents of Snowflake, Lakeside, Phoenix, and Taylor, Arizona. Includes correspondence, photographs, scrapbooks, school notes, items from the Taylor Cash Store, legal papers, missionary notes and journals, family history research and stories, and notes from Alof's various careers and church service. Materials are dated 1900-1973.

Dates: approximately 1900-1973

Latter-day Saint Missionary postcard collection

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197227654867]
Identifier: MSS 3679
Scope and Contents

This collection contains 86 postcards of Utah scenes and postcards of LDS missionaries serving LDS missions in England. Several of the postcards have been written on.

Dates: 1914-1917

Jesse Holyoak LeFevre journal

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230315290]
Identifier: MSS SC 1803
Scope and Contents

Leatherbound handwritten journal of a Mormon missionary in the Southern States including Georgia and Tennessee. There is a handwritten copy of Jesse Lefevre's patriarchal blessing at the end of the journal.

Dates: 1900-1902

Commodore Perry Liston autobiography

 Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230330703]
Identifier: MSS SC 3109
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typescript. The item is a ten-page autobiography of Commodore Perry Liston. Also included is an index to the item. Liston describes how he was born in Ohio in 1821 and joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormons) in 1851. He came to Utah in 1852 and moved to Cedar City. He was present at Mountain Meadows in 1857 when the Fancher Train was destroyed. He thought "there were some good people among them, consequently I did oppose Killing...
Dates: 1877

McDonald Family letters

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230310499]
Identifier: MSS SC 1315
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and typed correspondence between members of the McDonald Family. The items are primarily concerned with personal and family matters including letters home by members of the family serving missions for the Mormon Church.

Dates: 1918-1951

Milton V. Backman Jr. mission papers, approximately 1990-2013

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 8785 Series 2
Scope and Contents Contains mission journals, tapes, photographs, and other mission materials from Milton Backman's various missions for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Topics included in these are photographs of Nauvoo or pertaining to the city; documentation on the Kirtland, Ohio region including records of famous members such as Sidney Rigdon and Philo Dibble; and VHS/DVDs of talks made by Backman and Elder Russel M. Nelson for the Carthage Martyrdom program held in Carthage, Illinois on...
Dates: approximately 1990-2013