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Mormon missionaries -- California

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Biography of Jean Elizabeth Fossum May

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2083
Scope and Contents Compiled by James A. May about his mother, Jean Fossum May, drawing heavily on her letters, journals, and notes. Gives detailed information about her life in Baker, Oregon, 1906-1959; service as a missionary in the California Mission of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1927-1928; marriage to Andrew May, 1930; family life (as a widow after 1933); service as head resident of Stover Hall (men's housing) on the campus of Brigham Young University, 1959-1969; and efforts to restore a...
Dates: 1990-1998

Santry Elmer papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 9214
Scope and Contents Collection includes mission journals and other personal ephemera belonging to Santry Elmer; missionary teaching material; historical reports related to the fall of South Vietnam to northern Communism; and related Church and governmental publications. Subjects of materials relate to Elmer's experience serving as a missionary in Vietnam until missionaries were evacuated in April 1975, their subsequent waiting in Hong Kong, and being reassigned to serve in Vietnamese refugee camps in California....
Dates: approximately 1955-1980; Majority of material found within 1974-1976

Heber and Genevieve Moulton collection of Laotian refugee stories and photographs

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 6194
Abstract A collection of escape stories and photos from Laotian refugees living in Fresno, California.
Dates: 1988-1991

Clyde Stanley Romney mission papers

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197231016632]
Identifier: MSS 7600
Scope and Contents Contains the mission materials of Clyde Stanley Romney, dating from 1941 to 1944. These include his missionary journal, mission records, missionary handbook, church materials, and church books.
Dates: 1941-1944

Max H. Russell mission papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 6202
Abstract The collection consists of two folders from the mission of Max. H. Russell from 1932-1934. It contains correspondence, photographs, booklets, as well as a transcribed interview with Max H. Russell. Most of the documents are regarding the use of the Book of Mormon tour using a film strip showing archaeological sites at ancienct ruins to spark interest in the church.
Dates: 1933-1936

Max Hoover Russell interview

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2998
Scope and Contents Typescript of an interview taken from the included audiocassette. Russell was interviewed by David Whittaker on 9 Feb. 1988 for the Joint Oral History Program of the Brigham Young University Archives and the BYU Alumni Association Emeritus Club. Russell talks about his mission in California, the Book of Mormon and archaeology, and early visual aids used by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Dates: 1988

Job Smith autobiography and letters received

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230320589]
Identifier: MSS SC 2202
Scope and Contents Typewritten autobiography and photocopies of handwritten letters received by Smith. Also included are typescripts of Job Smith's "Recollections" of the first president of the Mormon Church, Joseph Smith (1805-1844), and photocopies of handwritten and typewritten certificates. The letters are from prminent Mormon Church leaders. Also included is a photocopy of a handwritten patriarchal blessing received by Smith.
Dates: 1860-1902

Arthur L. Tanner papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 2629
Scope and Contents Handwritten correspondence, certificates, receipts, Article of Faith cards, and miscellaneous items. Most of the letters (over 50 items) were written by Tanner to his girl friend, May McLoughlin, in Salt Lake City, Utah. Tanner writes to "Miss McLoughlin" about his missionary activities and about personal matters. They were later married.q
Dates: 1901-1902