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Latter Day Saint churches -- Missions -- Tennessee -- History

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

James Holt autobiography

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230235910]
Identifier: MSS SC 190
Scope and Contents

Typescript of an autobiography. Holt writes about his childhood, conversion to the Mormon Church, mission for that faith in Tennessee, and migration to Salt Lake City, Utah. He also tells about the confusion in the Mormon Church after the death of its first president, Joseph Smith.

Dates: 1881

John D. Lee diary

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 449
Scope and Contents

Handwritten diary with a typed copy of the item. Lee kept this diary while serving in Tennessee as a missionary for the Mormon Church. Lee writes about his experiences as a missionary, the people with whom he stayed, the distances he travelled, and the debates he held with local ministers. He also includes poems, illustrations, and some genealogical notes.

Dates: 1840-1841

Albert Ricks Smith diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 2097
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and bound journals. The items cover the time when Smith served as a Mormon missionary in Tennessee and Georgia. Smith tells about his work as a missionary in entries that are often lengthy and detailed.

Dates: 1887-1889

The Tennessee massacre

 Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230335801]
Identifier: MSS 1256
Scope and Contents

Carbon copy of a typewritten essay. Livingston recounts the murders of two Mormon misisonaries and their protectors at Condor's Farm, Cane Creek, Tennessee, on 10 Aug. 1884. She also relates how the bodies were retrieved by her father, B. H. Roberts, while he was disguised as a common tramp.

Dates: 1930