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Latter Day Saints -- Japan -- History

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Joseph Frederic Featherstone diary

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230319342]
Identifier: MSS SC 2062
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of a handwritten diary. Featherstone was called on a mission for the Mormon Church to Japan and was accompanied by his wife, Anna Marie Snow Featherstone. The diary was kept from 26 June 1902 to 14 Nov. 1903 and records the Featherstone's daily activities in Japan. Also included is a typescript of the funeral oration for Anna Featherstone by her daughter, Marie Featherstone Hill.

Dates: 1902-1982

Oral history interviews with Russell N. and Annette A. Horiuchi

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197231017606]
Identifier: MSS 7595
Scope and Contents

Contains three oral history interview transcripts created as assignments for a Brigham Young University course of modern Japanese history in 2008. Includes interviews with Russell and Annette Horiuchi. In the interviews, Russell and Annette describe their lives, growing up in Hawaii and Japan, their roles and experiences in World War II, their courtship and marriage, and their conversion to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Dates: 2008

Lloyd Oscar Ivie diaries

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197232488913]
Identifier: MSS 871
Scope and Contents

Handwritten diaries. Ivie writes about his daily activities while serving on a mission to Japan for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Dates: 1910-1914

Special West Central district conference

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2124
Scope and Contents

Conference held at the Osaka Mainichi Hall, Japan. Contains addresses concerning "The Mormon Church in Japan," and "The Book of Mormon" and "The Conversion of Brother Aki." Speakers include Brother Tokiichih Yanagida, Katayama Okamachi, President Paul C. Andrus, and Sister & Brother Peterson. Also includes a postcard written in Japanese conji with a photograph of two women and LDS missionary.

Dates: 1959 May 19

Joseph H. Stimpson diaries

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 562
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of handwritten diaries. The items cover the years 1908-1913, 1915-1921, and 1960-1961. Stimpson served as a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Japan from 1906 to 1912. He returned to Japan with his wife, Ann Mary Christensen Stimpson, where he served as a mission president for the Church from 1915 to 1921. Many of the entries for 1916 were made by Mrs. Stimpson. The latest diaries were kept when Stimpson was retired in Riverdale, Utah.

Dates: 1908-1961

Alma O. Taylor diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 166
Scope and Contents

Handwritten diaries and two folders of correspondence and newspaper clippings. Taylor was called to serve on a mission to Japan for the Mormon Church in 1901. He presided over the Japan Mission from 1905 to 1910. A few diary entries were made between 1911 and 1946. Also included are correspondence relating to the mission and newspaper clippings about the work of translating the Book of Mormon into Japanese.

Dates: 1901-1946