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Mormon Church -- Missions -- Switzerland

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

John Q. Cannon collection

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2348
Scope and Contents

This collection contains the 1881 diary of John Q. Cannon, including a typescript, the agenda book of John Q. Cannon (though written in by Annie Wells Cannon), a talk titled, "Spirituality in the Sunday School, and two portraits of John Q. Cannon and George Q. Cannon.

Dates: 1881

The missionary diary of Brigham Y. Card

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230325059]
Identifier: MSS SC 2574
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a typewritten diary with handwritten corrections. The journal was kept from 1 Jan. 1938 to 16 March 1940. Also included are photocopies of correspondence, newspaper articles, and photographs. The materials relate to Card's mission for the Mormon Church. He was called to the French Mission and was assigned to work in the French-Swiss (Romande) District of Switzerland. The diary includes many lengthy and detailed entries which tell of Card's daily activities. Many items are...
Dates: 1938-1940

The challenges and the joys of one lifetime

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230340918]
Identifier: MSS SC 2912
Scope and Contents Two-part autobiography written primarily in 1981 and 1995. Part one recalls his early life in Peterson, Utah, 1918-1931; and Morgan, Utah, 1931-1936. Also recounts experiences as undergraduate and graduate student at Brigham Young University, 1936-1942; PhD candidate at Stanford University, 1942-1945; and faculty member and administrator at Brigham Young University, 1945-1983. Part two covers period 1982-1995. Subjects include his participation in BYU study abroad program in Vienna, 1982;...
Dates: 1981-1995

William Lawrence Hansen photograph album

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 9171
Scope and Contents Photograph album that was likely used by William Lawrence Hansen while serving in the Swiss and German Mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from 1887 to 1890. Many of the photographs are unidentified cabinet card albumen portraits of individuals and families taken in various studios across England, Denmark, Switzerland and Germany. These are likely missionaries or members that Hansen met on his mission. Within the album is included cabinet card albumen portraits from...
Dates: approximately 1887-1890

Letter to "my dearest wife"

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230319078]
Identifier: MSS SC 2098
Scope and Contents

Handwritten letter addressed to "My Dearest Wife" by an unknown author who served a mission for the Mormon Church. The item was written in Geneva, Switzerland. The author talks about his experiences and feelings while serving as a missionary in Switzerland.

Dates: 1862

Thomas E. McKay papers

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197232544731]
Identifier: MSS 1442
Scope and Contents

Collection includes letters and correspondence with family members, Latter-day Saint Church First Presidency, National Association of Railroad and Utility Commissioners and friends; four diaries, biographical sketches of family members; articles written by McKay; patriarchal and missionary blessings; funeral register, miscellaneous newspaper clippings, programs and announcements.

Dates: 1885-1958

George Harding Mortimer journal

 Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197238103854]
Identifier: MSS 3223
Scope and Contents

Journal documents Mortimer's service as a Mormon missionary in Switzerland and Germany, as well as later family, professional, and Church life. Entries date from between 1925 and 1963.

Dates: 1925-1963

Ann Pitchforth collection

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197223103133]
Identifier: MSS 1374
Scope and Contents Collection includes correspondence of Samuel Jackson (born 1764) of Providence Green, Yorkshire, England; of his brothers, Richard and James; and of his son, Samuel (born circa 1803). Also includes letters by Ann Pitchforth, sister-in-law of the latter Samuel Jackson, and by others, mostly members of the Jackson family. The correspondence relates primarily to family and business concerns. Several of the Richard Jackson letters were written from Staten Island, New York, between 1810 and...
Dates: 1793-1930

Albert William Winkler papers

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230313626]
Identifier: MSS SC 1630
Scope and Contents

Typewritten copies of letters, blessings, and a diary. The four letters were sent to Albert's brother, Wilford Winkler, when Wilford was on a mission for the Mormon Church in Switzerland. These items are from Albert and his wife, Emma Fowles Winkler. Also included are five Mormon Church blessings given to Emma and Albert. The diary covers the years 1907-8 and covers the time when Albert was on a mission for the Mormon Church in Switzerland.

Dates: 1894-1912