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Latter Day Saints -- Hawaii -- History

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 17 Collections and/or Records:

Gwynn W. Barrett collection on Hawaii

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197230231851]
Identifier: MSS 683
Scope and Contents

Typewritten theses by Jason Horn, Gwynn Barrett, and Esther Leonore Sousa relating to Mormons in Hawaii. Other materials include the papers of Walter Murry Gibson, an early leader of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Hawaii and Polynesia.

Dates: 1885-1960

Edwin W. Fifield diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 1549
Scope and Contents

Four handwritten notebooks. Three contain Fifield's diaries of the Hawaiian mission and the fourth is an account of his subsequent teaching career.

Dates: 1896-1902

Irvin F. Fisher diary

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230312982]
Identifier: MSS SC 1545
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a typescript of a handwritten diary by Irvin F. Fisher. He writes about his experiences as a missionary, describes Christmas on the Islands, gives a description of the Kilauea Volcano on the Big Island, and tells of the overthrow of the Hawaiian Queen by British and American Troops.

Dates: 1890-1894

James Hamilton Gardner diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 1733
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of a handwritten diary. Gardner talks about his temporal and spiritual experiences while serving as a missionary in Hawaii.

Dates: 1880-1884

John Thomas Giles diaries

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197232486941]
Identifier: MSS 994
Scope and Contents

Handwritten diaries and teaching notes. Giles writes about his daily activities in Provo, Utah; his two missions for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Hawaii (1890-1897 and 1905-1907); his work at a lime kiln; his work on a railroad; and his teaching of Sunday School for the Church.

Dates: 1890-1927

Ephraim Green diary

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 227
Scope and Contents

Handwritten diary. The item documents Green's mission for the Mormon Church in Hawaii. He writes about his travels to and from Hawaii and the establishing of missionary activities there.

Dates: 1852-1855

Charles W. Hancock papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 3806
Scope and Contents Collection contains the personal journals of Charles W. Hancock documenting his life from the time of his mission call in 1896 until 1942. The journals include five volumes, along with an additional volume containing a record of baby blessings, priesthood confirmations, baptisms, and other events that occurred during his mission service. Also included in the collection are thirty-six photographs taken during his mission. Images include mission companions, people he served, the mission homes,...
Dates: approximately 1896-1942

Frederick William Hurst diary

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230326404]
Identifier: MSS SC 2774
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a typescript of an autobiography and a diary. Hurst writes about his early life and his conversion to the Mormon Church. He kept his diary from 1855 to 1860 and from 1867 to 1877. Hurst tells about his service as a missionary for the Mormon Church in Hawaii and about his life in Logan, Utah.

Dates: 1855-1877

Isgreen family correspondence

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 612
Scope and Contents

Holographs, two printed items and one typescript. The collection includes 28 letters written by or to members of the Isgreen family, 15 of which are written by or to Emil Isgreen. The correspondence is generally family news with a few business letters, two missionary letters from Wales and a description of Mattie Isgreen's travel in Hawaii. Also included are an invitation to a ball, 1896, the Democratic ticket for Provo, Utah, ca. 1900, and a thought on prayer.

Dates: 1894-1907

Mission of love

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230320639]
Identifier: MSS SC 2239
Scope and Contents

Typewritten correspondence, newspaper clippings, and autobiographical materials relating to Murphy and the Mormon Church in Hawaii.

Dates: 1935-1981