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Missions and Missionaries

 Subject
Subject Source: Cclanarrow

Found in 1142 Collections and/or Records:

Ralph M. Aldous letters

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197230218007]
Identifier: MSS 1695
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed letters. Aldous writes to Phyllis whom he often refers to as "sweetheart" and "my dear." Aldous talks about his missionary experiences, complains that his parents never write, and asks about what is happening at home.

Dates: 1914-1917

Inez Knight Allen diary

 Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230306968]
Identifier: MSS SC 932
Scope and Contents

Holograph manuscript written by Inez Knight Allen before she married. It is a diary kept from 1898 to 1899 while she was on a mission for the Mormon Church in England. Lengthy entries describe her missionary activities and her travels in England. There are many gaps in the record.

Dates: 1898-1899

Margaret S. Allen photograph collection of missionaries and friends

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2657
Scope and Contents

Collection of 91 photographs gathered by Allen. Includes photographs by R. H. Carling, W. Stocks, Warren, Photo SO. Shields, S. & D. Jack, Columbia, N. S. Seaward, Leo. Legge, Western, John A. Kraus, Rotary, R. Johnston and Son, Auty, T. Taylor, Whyte and Sons, Northern Photo Co., Toynter, Gales Studio, K. J. Hey, Davidson Brothers, Thirlivell, Paterson, Ronald's Studio, Chase, W. H. Elliott, Kenworthy, Miss Wright.

Dates: approximately 1910

William Wilford Allen : his journal and other chapters of his life

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197232533627]
Identifier: MSS 7746
Scope and Contents

Contains a transcription of William W. Allen’s journal with commentary and other notes on his life, written and compiled by Allen C. Christensen. Also included is an electronic copy of the manuscript.

Dates: 2006

Alva Christopher Merkley diary and notes

 Digital Record
Identifier: MSS_SC_1941

Alvin Benson papers, 1898-1903

 Series
Identifier: MSS 8555 Series 3
Scope and Contents

Contains the personal papers of Alvin Benson (1859-1942), including two missionary journals and a letter written to him. All documents are dated between 1898-1903.

Dates: 1898-1903

American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions letter received

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 2197
Scope and Contents Materials include a five page unsigned handwritten letter dated October 2, 1833, to Reverend D. Green, secretary of the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions, from the chairman of a committee in Jacksonville, Illinois, requesting the Board's aid in outfitting a missionary group to the "Indians West of the Rocky Mountains." This letter is accompanied by a two page manuscript copy of a petition titled "Incipient measures in relation to the establishment of a mission," with...
Dates: 1833

Andrew Amundsen autobiography and diary

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230326420]
Identifier: MSS SC 2845
Scope and Contents

Typescript of an autobiography and of a diary. Amundsen writes about his early life, conversion to the Mormon Church, his migration to Utah, his missions for the Mormon Church in Arizona and Norway, and his life in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Dates: 1882-1883

Duwayne Leroy Anderson missionary papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 6060
Scope and Contents

Materials contain papers dated from 1922 to 1925, which include a mission journal and accompanying transcription, missionary meeting notes, "Swiss and German Mission of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints" LDS Church directory, and photograph and postcard albums. All these things were created in conjunction with Anderson's missionary service in Germany from 1922 to 1925.

Dates: 1922-1925

George Edward Anderson diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1477
Scope and Contents

Handwritten diaries for the years 1895-1904, 1908-1909, 1914-1915, and 1919-1920. Anderson writes about his family life, his studio in Springville, Utah, and his travels throughout southern Utah with his tent gallery. Three of the items deal with his mission for the Mormon Church in England and describe Anderson's photographing of Mormon history landmarks in the Eastern United States.

Dates: 1895-1928