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Mormon missionaries -- Arizona

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

John A. Blythe journal

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230305325]
Identifier: MSS SC 780
Scope and Contents Photocopy of typescript. Describes his trip from Salt Lake City to the site of Joseph City and daily life in the United Order in that town. The diary also discusses the author's departure on a supply trip to Salt Lake City and concludes with his arrival in St. George, Utah en route.

A one-page autobiographical sketch entitled "History of John A. Blythe, From his birth to Feb. 3rd, 1876" is also included.
Dates: 1876-1877

John Law Blythe papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 791
Scope and Contents File includes copies of a handwritten biographical sketch of Blythe, written by one of his granddaughters, Pearl Elizabeth Mitchell Boyce; typescripts of some of Blythe's 1874 letters to Brigham Young (1801-1877) reporting on the progress of the Arizona mission and relations with the Indians; a diary covering 1857-1874 as well as extracts from 1870 and 1878-1880.The 1857-1874 diary describes Blythe's conversion to the Mormon Church in California; emigrating to Utah; and daily life...
Dates: 1870-1880

Facer family books, circa 1856-1977

 Series
Identifier: MSS 2332 Series 3
Scope and Contents Contains books belonging to the Joseph Facer family. Includes religious texts, as well as historical and genealogical works. Volumes date from approximately 1856 to 1977.
Dates: Other: circa 1856-1977

Facer family papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2332
Overview Contains books, records, diaries, correspondence, and other documents from Joseph Facer's life, dealing mainly with his service in the LDS Church. Also contains Hill and Richards family books and a detailed history on the John Kenny and Agnes Hill Richards families and the Alexander Hill and Elizabeth Currie Hill families(the grandparents and great-grandparents of Emma Richards Facer, Joseph's wife).
Dates: 1856-1977

Andrew Smith Gibbons diary

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230305473]
Identifier: MSS SC 789
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a typescript. Gap from 1858 to 1877. Author describes his travels through Arizona and Utah as well as his labors among the Indians.
Dates: 1858-1878

Arza E. Hinckley diary

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 783
Scope and Contents Photocopy of typescript. Covers the first year of Hinckley's mission to the Arizona Indians. Includes account of the author receiving his assignment from Lorenzo Snow (1814-1901), one of the Twelve Apostles of the Mormon Church; the trip to Arizona; and descriptions of Hinckley's work among the Indians. Diary entries are lengthy and very detailed.
Dates: 1882-1883

Joseph and Emma R. Facer autograph books, circa 1891-1908

 Series
Identifier: MSS 2332 Series 2
Scope and Contents note Contains the autograph books of Emma Richards Facer and Joseph Facer, used between 1891 and 1908.
Dates: Other: circa 1891-1908

Journal David H. McAllister : northern Arizona period

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230305556]
Identifier: MSS SC 806
Scope and Contents Typescript. Includes short autobiographical sketch of author's life from his birth to his mission call to Arizona in 1876. Rest of the text is a daily journal covering the trip from Salt Lake City to Arizona, daily life in the Mormon settlements, and a trip back to Utah in 1877. Almost all of McAllister's journal entries are one line in length.
Dates: 1876-1877

Andrew Locy Rogers papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 776
Scope and Contents Includes autobiographies; reminiscences; letters; and biographical sketches of various family members. Discusses growing up in pioneer Utah; courtship and marriage; and life in the Mormon settlements in Arizona.
Dates: 1932

Levi Stewart letter from Kanab, to Brigham Young, Salt Lake City, Utah

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230305499]
Identifier: MSS SC 787
Scope and Contents Photocopy of typescript. Short report to Brigham Young (1801-1877) on the efforts to organize the missionaries called to settle along the Little Colorado River. Includes list of prospective missionaries that Stewart recommended calling and a list of some who had agreed to go, but had not yet arrived in Kanab. The writer also requests counsel from Young on various matters pertaining to the mission.
Dates: Date not identified