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Latter Day Saint missionaries -- Great Britain -- Diaries

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:

Inez Knight Allen diary

 Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230306968]
Identifier: MSS SC 932
Scope and Contents

Holograph manuscript written by Inez Knight Allen before she married. It is a diary kept from 1898 to 1899 while she was on a mission for the Mormon Church in England. Lengthy entries describe her missionary activities and her travels in England. There are many gaps in the record.

Dates: 1898-1899

William Walton Burton journal

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230316736]
Identifier: MSS SC 2055
Scope and Contents

Handwritten journals and photocopies of this item. The materials relate Burton's experiences as a missionary for the Mormon Church in Great Britain. The entries talk about his daily activities and travels. Part of the journal was written in shorthand.

Dates: 1852-1853

Thomas Gledhill journal

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 3081
Scope and Contents Original, manuscript copy of the British Missionary Journal of Thomas Gledhill, September 1892-December 1893, plus a typescript of the mission journal, including typed copy for the year 1894 (location of original for that year unknown). The typescript, edited by Randall L. Christensen, 1993, is bound and indexed and includes a map of the mission. Also included with the journal is a CD with five electronic photographs of Gledhill and his family, scans of the original journal, and an...
Dates: 1892-1894

Appleton Milo Harmon autobiography and diary

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 75
Scope and Contents Handwritten diaries. Includes several pages of family genealogy. Volume 1 describes Harmon's overland journeys in 1847, 1848, 1849 and 1850. Harmon traveled from Nebraska to the Upper Platte Ferry (1847), from Nebraska to Salt Lake City (1848), from Salt Lake City to the Upper Platte Ferry (1849), and from Salt Lake City to the East Coast to serve a mission to England (1850). Harmon writes about weather, Indian encounters, and the nature of the trail. Volume 2 describes Harmon's overland...
Dates: 1850-1853

Charles Alfred Harper diary

 Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197231045268]
Identifier: MSS 1198
Scope and Contents

Handwritten diary. Harper writes about his journey to Great Britain from Utah and describes his service as a Mormon missionary in that country.

Dates: 1852-1855

Abram Hatch diaries

 File — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197235227599]
Identifier: MSS 365
Scope and Contents

Handwritten diaries. Hatch writes about his daily activities from the time he left Salt Lake City, Utah, until he returned. He spent much of his time working in the northern areas of England such as Birmingham and Manchester.

Dates: 1864-1867

Leigh and Berry family papers

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197225538112]
Identifier: MSS 3319
Scope and Contents Contains various papers related to the family of William David Leigh and Elizabeth Wood, and the family of William Shanks Berry and Rebecca Rocena Beck. Includes a journal and other documents related to William David Leigh's service as a missionary for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the British Mission from 1888-1891. Also includes some genealogical information and family histories related to the William David Leigh and William Shanks Berry families. Dated approximately...
Dates: approximately 1888-1967

Albert Harris Powell diary

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230316769]
Identifier: MSS SC 2059
Scope and Contents

Handwritten diary and photocopies of the item. Powell kept this diary while serving as a missionary for the Mormon Church in Great Britain. At least part of that time he served in Belfast, Ireland. Most of the entries are short.

Dates: 1908-1910

William Franklin Pratt diary

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197225538039]
Identifier: MSS 3327
Scope and Contents

Missionary diary kept by William Franklin Pratt from 1899-1900 while he was serving a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the British Isles. Diary is approximately three hundred pages in length and has fairly descriptive entries. A note on the inside cover reads, "W. F. Pratt Franklin Oneida Co Idaho. Bought in Philadelphia Pa. Feb 14. 1899."

Dates: 1899-1900

Job Smith diary and autobiography

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197232489010]
Identifier: MSS 881
Scope and Contents Handwritten diary and autobiography. Smith writes about his conversion to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in England, his immigration to the United States in 1843, and life at Nauvoo, Council Bluffs, and Winter Quarters. The account is retrospective until 1849 and some of the early materials are written in Pitman shorthand. Smith returned to England in 1849 and served as president of the Bedfordshire Branch for five years. Smith concluded his mission in 1854 and made the...
Dates: 1849-1877