Mormons -- New Zealand -- History
Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:
Matthew Cowley letter
Photocopy of a handwritten letter addressed to his sister, Laura, concerning the translation of Mormon scriptures into the Maori language. In 1917 Matthew Cowley helped revise the original translation of the Book of Mormon with the help of native Maori people. He went on to translate the Doctrine and Covenants and Pearl of Great Price.
William Benbow Erekson diaries
Handwritten diaries. Erekson writes about his mission to New Zealand for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and his service as the secretary of the mission and president of the Auckland Conference.
Alma Greenwood diary and scrapbook
Handwritten diary and scrapbook. The journal was kept from 1 Jan. to 31 Dec. 1883 when Greenwood was serving as a missionary in New Zealand. He reports on his daily activities in entries that are often lengthy and detailed. The scrapbook was created by Alma's wife, Florence Greenwood. It contains newspaper clippings from the 1880s that relate to Mormons, Utah, and to national happenings.
Hiram S. Kimball promissory note
Handwritten and printed promissory note. It was signed by Hiram Kimball. Kimball agreed to pay $545.52 to Hancock County, Illinois.
Francis W. Kirkham diaries
Ola Larson diaries and genealogies
Photocopies of handwritten diaries, genealogies, and patriarchal blessings. The materials are partially autobiographical. Larson writes about his conversion to the Mormon Church, his activities in New Zealand, his mission to Sweden for the Mormon Church from 1899 to 1901, and his life in Logan, Utah. Larson was employed as a gardener and as a basket weaver.
Sidney J. and Ernest A. Ottley scrapbooks
Contains five albums. The first three albums include photographs, postcards, booklets, and newspaper clippings, relating to Sidney James Ottley's mission to New Zealand from 1912-1914. The fourth album includes family photographs, announcements of weddings, deaths, and anniversaries, as well as greeting cards. The fifth album belongs to Ernest A. Ottley and covers his life in Millard County, Utah to his missionary service in New Zealand.
Sidney J. Ottley papers
Correspondence, diaries, financial ledgers, newsletters, an autobiography, greeting cards, and a scrapbook. The diaries relate to Ottley's missions for the Church in New Zealand and Great Britain and to his service as mission president also in New Zealand starting in 1951. The correspondence is between family members. The photographs in the scrapbook were taken during his mission presidency in the 1950s.
Sidney J. Ottley scrapbook
Scrapbook containing correspondence, poems, essays, magazine and newspaper clippings, and an autobiography. The correspondence is between Ottley and his stepmother, Isabella B. Erekson. They deal largely with Ottley's activities in New Zealand both as a missionary for the Church and as a teacher at the Maori Agricultural College in New Zealand. The poems and essays relate to Ottley's beliefs in the Mormon faith. The clippings deal largely with human values.
Edward James Palmer diaries
Six handwritten diaries. Palmer talks about his temporal and spiritual experiences while serving as a missionary in New Zealand for the Mormon Church.