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Latter Day Saint missionaries -- Sweden

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Asa Herman Farley diaries

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 353
Scope and Contents

Handwritten diaries mostly in Swedish. Farley writes about his missionary experiences in Sweden. Also included are his lists of expenses and some poems.

Dates: 1899-1902

Johannes Johansson missionary diary

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230309350]
Identifier: MSS SC 1185
Scope and Contents

Handwritten diary (262 pages) written in Swedish by Johannes Johansson while he was serving as a missionary in the Scandinavian Mission in Sweden. Details his travels and proselyting activity. Also includes transcriptions of letters he received while in Sweden. Dated May 1885 to April 1888.

Dates: 1885-1888

John Peter Sorenson journals, 1879-1908

Identifier: MSS 1453 Series 1
Scope and Contents

Contains 17 volumes of journals kept by Sorenson from 1879 to 1908. Includes information about his service in the Australasian Mission in New Zealand and Australia from 1879 to 1881, and in the Scandanavian Mission in Denmark and Sweden in 1887-1889.

Dates: 1879-1908

John Peter Sorenson record books, 1881-1970, bulk: 1881-1920

Identifier: MSS 1453 Series 2
Scope and Contents

Contains four volumes of records created by Sorenson. Includes a brief history of his life, genealogical records, temple records, and a financial ledger. Also includes a handwritten transcription of book on the teachings of Jesus Christ that came from Nauvoo, Illinois in the 1840s, and a handwritten report from Sorenson's mission to Scandinavia in the 1880s.

Dates: 1881-1970; Majority of material found within 1881-1920

Gustaf Henry Johnson diary

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 883
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a diary kept by Johonson from 1905 to 1906 while serving on a mission to Sweden. His record tells about church meetings, proselyting activities, and conduct of the missionaries.

Dates: 1905-1906

John David Larson papers

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197232481793]
Identifier: MSS 2286

The collection contains the journals, hymn notebook, and missionary notebook of J. David Larson and David H. Larson.

Dates: 1903-1927

Bengt Mathias Ravsten diaries

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230322106]
Identifier: MSS SC 2334
Scope and Contents

Handwritten diary kept in Swedish. The bulk of the entries relate to the years 1863 and 1869 when Ravsten was serving as a missionary in his native Sweden.

Dates: 1863-1881

John Peter Sorensen papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1453
Scope and Contents Collection includes diaries, genealogy, finanical records, and an autobiography, dated from 1879 to 1920. Sorensen writes about his dreams, family, finances, and opinions of various books, church meetings, and the doctrine of plural marriage. He also tells about his experiences as a missionary for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in New Zealand, Australia, Denmark, and Sweden. Genealogy records included in a family record detailing the births, marriages, and deaths of John...
Dates: 1879-1970