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Missions and Missionaries

Subject Source: Cclanarrow

Found in 1160 Collections and/or Records:

John Stillman Woodbury diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 168
Scope and Contents

Handwritten diaries for the years 1851, 1853 to 1855, 1857, and 1876 to 1877. These are all missionary journals kept on various missions for the Mormon Church to Hawaii. Woodbury comments on visits from Mormon Church Apostles and writes about leaving Utah for Hawaii during the Mormon "Reformation" in 1857 and being called to return to face the approach of the U.S. Army.

Dates: 1851-1877

John Stillman Woodbury journal

 Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197239115584]
Identifier: MSS 9531
Scope and Contents

The journal of John Stillman Woodbury, kept during his third mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to the Kauai, Sandwich Islands (now Hawaii). The journal recounts his daily activities, beginning June 1, 1879, and ending October 8, 1879.

Dates: 1879 June-October

John Taylor Woodbury, Jr. mission correspondence

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 3176

This collection consists of letters that John Taylor Woodbury Jr. wrote to his family while serving an LDS mission to Turkey from 1905 to 1909. It also contains pictures of Woodbury, some of the LDS missionaries and the mission president, and the LDS Branch in Zara.

Dates: 1905-1909

Daniel Woodland journals

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197225538070]
Identifier: MSS 3217
Scope and Contents

Photocopy, typescript, and electronic CD of the journal of Daniel P. Woodland, April 1908-February 1909, written while he served a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to Japan.

Dates: 1908-1909

John D. Woodward missionary journals

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197230355742]
Identifier: MSS 7476

Contains the two missionary journals of John D. Woodward that document his mission to West Germany from 1954 to 1957.

Dates: 1954-1957

Homer Woolf diaries

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 1775
Scope and Contents

Two handwritten diaries by Homer Woolf, one typewritten biography of his wife Loila Woolf by Annie B. W. Rasmussen, and one typewritten autobiography by Eva Elmina Penrod Sabin. Homer Woolf talks about his temporal and spiritual experiences while serving in Virginia.

Dates: 1887-1889

Samuel E. Woolley statements on plural marriage

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230241157]
Identifier: MSS SC 440
Scope and Contents

Typescript of statements by early Latter-day Saint Church leaders on plural marriage with a handwritten explanation of origin of collection.

Dates: 1912

Barry Wride journal and autobiography

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 204
Scope and Contents

Holograph diary covering April, 1867 to July, 1868 while on a Latter-day Saint Church mission to Wales; retrospective account of his life 1833-1867, 1868-1901 was written in 1901. Entries continue to 1903. Also includes an 8 p. entry by George Thomas Wride, 1 p. entry by Barry Wride's grandchild, a transcript of Wride's patriarchal blessing and a family genealogical record.

Dates: 1867-1903

Alexander Wright mission journal

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 5863
Scope and Contents

Journal by Wright, March 1839 to January 1843, records his journey from Nauvoo, Illinois to the East Coast, his missionary efforts there and then his missionary labors in Scotland. He was one of the first missionaries to the country. It includes an account of his return on the Ship Sydney, and his activities in Altoona, Pennsylvania. His genealogy, financial accounts and some miscellaneous notations are included, including some work he performed on the Nauvoo Temple.

Dates: 1839-1843