Missions and Missionaries
Found in 1142 Collections and/or Records:
Collection contains sixty-five portraits of individuals that were given to members of the Brewer family around 1940 to 1950 while they were on their missions. Some of the photographs have a note to the recipient written on the back.
Typewritten biography of Brigham Morris Young. B. M. Young was a businessman who served two missions to Hawaii (1873-1875 and 1883) and helped organize the Young Men's Mutual Improvement Associations in numerous places for the Mormon Church. He married Armeda Snow who was the daughter of the fifth president of the Mormon Church, Lorenzo Snow (1814-1901).
The collection includes the photocopied handwritten diary, typewritten copies of the originals, and some photocopied pictures. Brimley describes the temporal and spiritual experiences of his mission.
Handwritten journal. Brinton served with his wife in the Sheffield Conference of the England Mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. The diary was written between the dates of August 9, 1900 and July 18, 1901 and is labeled as volume one.
This collection consists of a scrapbook kept by an unknown Mormon missionary while serving in the British Mission. It contains mission rules, quotes from Mormon Church and governmental leaders, jokes, poems, and songs. The purpose of the book was to be inspirational to its creator. Morst of the entries were typewritten, while the rest were written by hand.
Contains Brittany Long Olsen missionary sketchbooks, which served as her missionary diary during her mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to Tokyo, Japan. Her entries assume the form of a graphic novel and focus on daily events, people, and her personal feelings. Materials dated 2012 to 2013.
Consists of three separate manuscripts: "Religious Experiences of Thomas Walter Brookbank," "Travels and Threads of Experience," and "A Soldier's Recollections." These autobiographies recount the author's early life and conversion to Mormonism, his experiences in the Civil War (1861-1865), life in Utah and the Mormon settlements in eastern Arizona, and missionary activities in New Mexico, Texas, Mexico, and Great Britain.