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Mormon missionaries -- East (U.S.)

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Ralph M. Aldous letters

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197230218007]
Identifier: MSS 1695
Scope and Contents Handwritten and signed letters. Aldous writes to Phyllis whom he often refers to as "sweetheart" and "my dear." Aldous talks about his missionary experiences, complains that his parents never write, and asks about what is happening at home.
Dates: 1914-1917

Henry William Bigler diary

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 3132
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a handwritten autobiography and diary. Bigler wrote about his early life from 1815 to 1846 when his diary began. He was born in West Virginia, had encounters with Indians in that state, and joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1837. He moved to Far West, Missouri, in 1838; met Joseph Smith, the first president of the Mormon Church; suffered persecutions in Missouri; moved to Qunicy, Illinois, in 1839; and served on a mission for the...
Dates: 1846-1899

Biographies

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230313915]
Identifier: MSS SC 1592
Scope and Contents Photocopies of typewritten biographies of Henry Bailey Jacobs and Zina Diantha Huntington Young, along with photocopies of typed and handwritten letters. The items, which relate to family matters and marriage relationships, include a letter from the LDS Historical Department regarding the marriages of Zina to Joseph Smith and Brigham Young, and a letter from the U.S. Customs Court in New York denying the existence of any records relating to a divorce between Henry and Zina.
Dates: 1844-1976

Thane J. Packer : a Mormon scouter and family man

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230332865]
Identifier: MSS 2384
Scope and Contents This autobiographical account discusses Packer's youth in Fielding, Utah, his mission to the Eastern States, his education, his marriage and children, his involvement with the Boy Scouts of America, and his teaching at Brigham Young University. It also gives brief histories of his parents.
Dates: 1950

Edward D. Whiting diary

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 3265
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilmed copy of a handwritten diary. Whiting writes about his mission to the Eastern States Mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints from 1898 to 1900. He describes his daily activities and the nature of the work.
Dates: 1898-1900