Missions and Missionaries
Found in 1147 Collections and/or Records:
David H. Cannon autobiography
Typewritten autobiography which describes emigration from England to Utah, 1842-1847, his church missions to California, England and Utah's Dixie and his experiences as an immigrant leader. Gives data on church positions, including his calling as president of the St. George, Utah Latter-day Saint Temple.
Eugene M. Cannon diaries
Handwritten diaries in ink and pencil. Cannon writes about his first mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Tahiti starting in 1893 and about his activities in Salt Lake City, Utah. Also included are notes on the Tahitian language.
Alma J. Christensen report book
This collection contains thirty-nine letters written to and by John M. Cannon, a Salt Lake City attorney. There are business letters and personal correspondence. The business letters deal mainly with business: mining, ranching, buying and selling of farm land, closing of bank accounts, etc. The contents of the collection span the years between 1893 and 1914 and are arranged chronologically.
John Q. Cannon collection
This collection contains the 1881 diary of John Q. Cannon, including a typescript, the agenda book of John Q. Cannon (though written in by Annie Wells Cannon), a talk titled, "Spirituality in the Sunday School, and two portraits of John Q. Cannon and George Q. Cannon.
Joseph J. Cannon letter
This autographed typewritten letter was written 14 February 1935 by Joseph J. Cannon, then President of the British Mission of the Mormon Church to Francis W. Kirkham, then Secretary to Chief Justice Hughes of the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington D.C. The subject of this letter is Kirkham's son, Grant, who "determined" to leave his mission four months early, and Cannon's efforts to dissuade him.
Lewis M. Cannon journal
Lewis M. Cannon's journal covers the period from March 8, 1889 to October 20, 1889, the final months of Cannon's mission to Europe. Although much of the journal discusses his activities in Hamburg and Berlin, Germany, Lewis travelled frequently, reaching 22 cities in Germany and Bohemia during the period. The journal concludes with his sea journey through England and Ireland en route to the United States aboard the ship Nevada.
Thomas Quentin Cannon papers
Materials include records related to Cannon's mission to Germany from 1925-1928. Includes primarily letters to his mother and father and other family members. Also includes statistical reports for the Sturemborg Conference where Cannon was serving as a missionary, dated 1925 to 1927. Collection as includes some photographs and ephemera related to his mission. Dated 1925-1928.
William Capell journal
Bound journal and loose pages of a journal contain specifics of daily minutiae, especially spiritual events, Mormon meetings, and tracting contacts while he was still living in England.
The missionary diary of Brigham Y. Card
Charles Ora Card diaries
Photocopies of handwritten diaries. The diaries are excerpts of a much larger work and were kept from 1871 to 1872 and for 1883. Card writes about travelling in the East United States on a "winter mission." Card also writes about the construction of the Logan Temple of the Mormon Church in 1883.