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Latter Day Saint missionaries

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 92 Collections and/or Records:

David W. Smith and Charles Richard Shumway Letters

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230240258]
Identifier: MSS SC 394
Scope and Contents

ALS's written between Charles R. Shumway and David W. Smith, descendants of Asahel Smith, Sr., the grandfather of Joseph Smith, Jr., which relates to Smith family history. Also contains a letter from Shumway to The Ensign concerning David W. Smith and J. Winter Smith and a copy of an Ensign article about the Smiths.

Dates: 1975

Samuel H. B. Smith diary

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 870
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of photocopies of Smith's mission diary, his autobiography, some correspondence, and records of ordinances performed in the Endowment House in the 1870s. Smith kept his diary while serving on a mission to Great Britain (1860-1863). He recorded the activities and experiences of missionary life and activities. The autobiography is brief and covers from Smith's birth to 1857.

Dates: 1840-1889, bulk 1860-1863

William Snow diary and biographies

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230306182]
Identifier: MSS SC 857
Scope and Contents This collection consists of photocopies both of typescripts of excerpts from the diary of William Snow and of typescripts of two biographies of the same man. The authors of the biographies are unknown.William Snow was a captain of a wagon train en route to Utah, was sent to colonize in St. George, Utah with his families, became the bishop of the Pine Valley Ward and later, the patriarch of the St. George Stake of the Mormon Church. He was also a judge in St. George, Utah. The...
Dates: 1832-1850

Sound recordings of mission presidents seminars, 1979-1986

Identifier: UA 1197 Series 2 Sub-Series 7 Sub-Series 1

John W. Tate diary

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230307495]
Identifier: MSS SC 961
Scope and Contents Photocopies of a 224 page holograph diary. Tate, a native of Tooele, Utah, was called as a missionary to the Southern States' Mission for the Mormon Church in 1887. His diary recounts how he received this call, how he prepared for his mission, and various incidents relating to missionary activities and his personal experiences.On one occasion (23 Dec. 1887), he and his companion (Milo Hendricks) were shot with a shot gun. Tate was struck by 21 pieces of shot. Fifteen of which...
Dates: 1887-1888

Daniel Francis Thomas family papers

Identifier: MSS 3197
Scope and Contents

Collection contains materials relating to the Daniel Francis Thomas family. The collction contains photocopies of letters written by Thomas and members of his family, biographies about Thomas and members of his family, as well as legal documents. Items date from 1847-1942.

Dates: 1847-1942

University Communications files on The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1967-2000

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 5395 Series 4 Sub-Series 7
Scope and Contents note Contains newspaper clippings, news releases and photographs regarding the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from 1969 to 2000. Topics range from the Church's organization at Brigham Young University to general church topics, including temples, the Missionary Training Center, the Mormon History Association, LDS Foundation, the Sesquicentennial, missionaries, mission presidents, the Mormon Tabernacle Choir, the Encyclopedia of Mormonism, the Church Education System, the Mormon Purge,...
Dates: Other: 1967-2000

Whitney family papers, 1817-1910, 1957

Identifier: Vault MSS 76 Series 2
Scope and Contents

Contains correspondence, diaries, account books, patriarchal blessings, and other materials related to various members of the Whitney family. Includes information on the early history of the Church and the migration to Utah, as well as missionary life, personal business and social activities, and other aspects of Mormon life. Materials date from between 1817 and 1910.

Dates: 1817-1910; 1957

John Elbert Wilcox diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 875
Scope and Contents This collection consists of six notebooks on which Wilcox kept diaries while serving on three missions during the years 1887-89, 1897, and 1915-16. He served in South Dakota and in Florida. The diary entries are often brief and largely describe church activities, meetings attended, miles traveled, and the weather. This collection consists of six notebooks on which Wilcox kept diaries while serving on three missions during the years 1887-89, 1897, and 1915-16. He served in South Dakota and in...
Dates: 1887-1916

James W. Wilson diary

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2364
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a microfilmed copy of a handwritten diary. Wilson writes about his experiences and activities as a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Southern States Mission.

Dates: 1892-1895