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Missions and Missionaries

Subject Source: Cclanarrow

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Gerald N. and Florence I. Christiansen mission papers

 Collection — Box 2: Series 2 [Barcode: 31197239243709], Folder: 16
Identifier: MSS 9100
Scope and Contents Materials from Gerald N. Christiansen's missionary service for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Northwestern States Mission and Florence I. Christiansen's missionary service in the Western States Mission, both spanning from 1918 to 1920. Materials include photographs, journals, and assorted books, in addition to various documents from the rest of both Gerald and Florence Christiansen's lives in Idaho dating from 1909-1979. Also contains a missionary weekly report book...
Dates: 1896-1979; Majority of material found within 1918-1920

James B. Heywood diary

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197227606610]
Identifier: MSS 3861
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of James B. Heywood's journal from between 1884 and 1885. Documents his experiences as a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to the Northwestern States Mission. Most of his time was spent in Indiana.

Dates: 1884-1885

Arvin and Jean Palmer collection of Palmer and Thomas family mission journals

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197233647194]
Identifier: MSS 8410
Scope and Contents

Contains the missionary journals of Elijah Thomas Jr. to the Northwestern States, LeRoy Arthur Palmer to the Southern States, and Elijah and Mary Ann Petersen Thomas to the Spanish-American Mission. Also contains transcriptions of the diaries. Materials date from 1907-2013.

Dates: 1907-2013

John O. Swenson journal

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197232509643]
Identifier: MSS 6091

Collection contains photocopies of the journal kept by John O. Swenson while serving as a missionary for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to the Northwestern States Mission from 1885 to 1887.

Dates: 1885-1887

Claude L. White papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1817
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, diaries, a play script, and a missionary tracting book. The materials relate to White's activities as a missionary for the Mormon Church in the Northwestern States Mission from 1915 to 1917. The diaries are for the years from 1915 to 1916 and for 1963. Most of the correspondence are between White and family members, but some are also with Melvin J. Ballard, a Mormon official who became an apostle in 1919.

Dates: 1915-1963