Missions and Missionaries
Found in 1147 Collections and/or Records:
Photocopy of a handwritten diary kept from 21 May 1855 to 3 Oct. 1855. Billings was called to serve as a missionary to the Ute Indians in the Elk Mountain area of southeastern Utah. After some initial success the Mormon missionaries were forced to leave by the Indians. Also included are Billings' financial records from the 1850s and 1860s.
Contains materials pertaining to Willard Eugene Bingham's service as a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in South Carolina from 1885 to 1886. Includes both the original journal of Willard Eugene Bingham and a transcription created by his grandson George Bingham in 1978. Includes short, daily entries pertaining to the events of his day, individuals taught, members baptized, service administered, and areas traveled to. Dated approximately 1885-1886.
Photocopy of a microfilmed copy of a typewritten biography. George Henry Webb was born in 1865 in England. His family were members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and they migrated to Utah in 1867. He settled in American Fork, Utah. George served on missions for the Mormon Church, and he died in 1944.
Handwritten diary. Bird talks about his activities and about the places he visited while on his mission. Also included are biographies of Henry Bird's father, Edmund Bird, and notes relating to Bird family genealogy.
A missionary notebook belonging to Richard Bird in 1910.
Typescript and photocopy of missionary experiences by Edward L. Black. Black tells of many faith-promoting events while a missionary in Florida, his experiences with ministers of different denominations, and his fellow missionaries in the field.
Eight original handwritten and bound journals and typescripts of the same. The items describe the experiences of Edward L. Black while serving as a missionary in the Southern States Mission of the Mormon Church.
Handwritten diaries and letters. The diaries were kept from 1891 to 1894 when Black was serving as a missionary for the Mormon Church in Great Britain. The two letters were written to him by a son and a daughter when he was living in Manti, Utah.