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Mormon Church -- Missions -- Southern States

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 28 Collections and/or Records:

Reuben Gardner Miller mission papers, 1888-1890

Identifier: MSS 418 Series 2
Scope and Contents

Contains six diaries, fifteen letters, and three envelopes. Included are diaries concerning his mission in the Southern States for the Church of Jesus Chirsit of Latter-day Saints, and various mission-related correspondence.

Dates: 1888-1890

Hugh Roberts journals

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2316
Scope and Contents

The collection contains the journals, notebooks, and documents of Hugh Roberts while serving a mission in the Southern States from April 1899 - July 1901. Typescripts of the collection have been made by Brian C. Roberts and are contained in the collection.

Dates: 1899-1902

Southern States Mission records

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197235217491]
Identifier: MSS 1273
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and typewritten reports, correspondence, receipts, and certificates (51 items). The materials document the finances, organization, and operation of the Southern States Mission.

Dates: 1898-1899

Edward F. Stevens missionary journal and family newsletter

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2080

This collection contains a journal written by Edward F. Stevens during his LDS mission to the Southern States, 1896-1898, and a photocopy of the journal. It also contains a family newsletter of the Stevens family, from 1978.

Dates: 1896-1978

Lewis Swensen missionary journal

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 8031

Account of Swensen's time serving in the LDS Southern States mission, 1897-1899, and published copy.

Dates: 1897-1899

John W. Tate diary

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230307495]
Identifier: MSS SC 961
Scope and Contents Photocopies of a 224 page holograph diary. Tate, a native of Tooele, Utah, was called as a missionary to the Southern States' Mission for the Mormon Church in 1887. His diary recounts how he received this call, how he prepared for his mission, and various incidents relating to missionary activities and his personal experiences.On one occasion (23 Dec. 1887), he and his companion (Milo Hendricks) were shot with a shot gun. Tate was struck by 21 pieces of shot. Fifteen of which...
Dates: 1887-1888

Charles H. White and John Francis Perkins journals

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197231043578]
Identifier: MSS 2209
Scope and Contents

The collection contains six journals of Charles H. White beginning on May 17, 1899 - March 5, 1901, plus one missionary notebook. It also contains one volume of the Southern States Mission Journal of John Francis Perkins, July 14, 1899 - June 11, 1900, and two copies of Perkins' missionary blessing given by President Seymour B. Young.

Dates: 1899-1901

James W. Wilson diary

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2364
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a microfilmed copy of a handwritten diary. Wilson writes about his experiences and activities as a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Southern States Mission.

Dates: 1892-1895