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Missions and Missionaries

Subject Source: Cclanarrow

Found in 1147 Collections and/or Records:

David H. Cannon autobiography

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230244805]
Identifier: MSS SC 588
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1917

Eugene M. Cannon diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1002
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1893-1940

Alma J. Christensen report book

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230328228]
Identifier: MSS SC 3290
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1914-1915

John Q. Cannon collection

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2348
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1881

Joseph J. Cannon letter

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230305697]
Identifier: MSS SC 821
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1935 February 14

Lewis M. Cannon journal

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197225546677]
Identifier: MSS 3798
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1889

Thomas Quentin Cannon papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 8519
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1925-1928

William Capell journal

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 948
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1860-1867

The missionary diary of Brigham Y. Card

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230325059]
Identifier: MSS SC 2574
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a typewritten diary with handwritten corrections. The journal was kept from 1 Jan. 1938 to 16 March 1940. Also included are photocopies of correspondence, newspaper articles, and photographs. The materials relate to Card's mission for the Mormon Church. He was called to the French Mission and was assigned to work in the French-Swiss (Romande) District of Switzerland. The diary includes many lengthy and detailed entries which tell of Card's daily activities. Many items are...
Dates: 1938-1940

Charles Ora Card diaries

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230326347]
Identifier: MSS SC 2765
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1871-1883