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Latter Day Saint missionaries

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 107 Collections and/or Records:

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

Margaret Ann Thomas Whitaker correspondence, 1897-1942

Identifier: MSS 3197 Series 2 Sub-Series 2
Scope and Contents

Contains correspondence to and from Margaret Ann Thomas Whitaker. Letters are from her friend Annie Collins, her brother-in-law Sam Whitaker and cousin Dan dating between 1897 and 1942.

Dates: 1897-1942

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

Miscellaneous items : letter and poems

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230335231]
Identifier: MSS SC 3118
Scope and Contents The collection contains: (1) a letter to Oswald Johnson from a fraternity brother named Bill, serving a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Kolberg [Kolobrzeg, Poland], dated 26 September 1929. Four pages. (2) A poem, "Two Elders in S.C.", composed by Robert A. Paxton of Kanosh, Millard Co., Utah, who died while serving a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Grover, North Carolina according to a note at the end of the poem written by...
Dates: 1894-1929

Godfrey J. Fuhriman mission journal

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230244201]
Identifier: MSS SC 638
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of a handwritten journal which relates his experiences in the Swiss-German Mission and other European countries. Describes native lifestyle as well as his exposure to art, history, and culture. Describes his attendance at Prince Regent Leapold's funeral.

Dates: 1911

Missionary pamphlets of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197231190056]
Identifier: MSS 6001

Missionary pamphlets of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, circa 1899-1981.

Dates: 1899-1981

Missionary postcards to Orville Stanley Cox

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 7716
Scope and Contents

This collection includes seventy-six postcards with pictures of different Mormon missionaries from the Northern States Mission in 1919-1922. The postcards were written to Orville Stanley Cox who served his mission in the Northern States Mission.

Dates: 1919-1922

Jessie E. Murphy diary

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 1010
Scope and Contents

Holograph diary. Murphy describes his activities as a missionary for the Mormon Church in the Southern States Mission.

Dates: 1867-1869

John E. Myers journal

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 538
Scope and Contents

Holograph journal which tells of his experiences while in England, with a trip to Paris in 1891.

Dates: 1891-1892