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Maori language

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Joseph Peter Beck diaries

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197231042125]
Identifier: MSS 2317
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a handwritten diary. Beck writes about his preparations for a mission and about walking to San Francisco, California, to buy a ticket to New Zealand. He tells about his journey and his missionary activities in New Zealand which included his studies of the Maori language. He returned and arrived in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Dates: 1888-1892

Matthew Cowley letter

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230313907]
Identifier: MSS SC 1591
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a handwritten letter addressed to his sister, Laura, concerning the translation of Mormon scriptures into the Maori language. In 1917 Matthew Cowley helped revise the original translation of the Book of Mormon with the help of native Maori people. He went on to translate the Doctrine and Covenants and Pearl of Great Price.

Dates: 1932

Francis W. Kirkham papers on the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1908-1969

Identifier: MSS 1562 Series 4
Scope and Contents

Contains papers from Francis W. Kirkham related to his work within the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Included are correspondence, newspaper clippings, research papers, notes and various other materials. The series dates 1908-1969.

Dates: 1908-1969

Maori language manuscript

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197235231856]
Identifier: MSS 8601
Content Description

Materials include part of a manuscript for a manual for teaching the Maori language. This was likely created to assist LDS missionaries serving in New Zealand.

Dates: date of production not identified

Ezra F. Richards diaries, letters, and newspaper clippings

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2311
Scope and Contents Photocopies of microfilm copies of handwritten diaries. In the first diary, Richards, told about his experiences in New Zealand as a missionary for the Mormon Church from 1885 to 1888. He worked with the Maori people. Also included are his correspondence while he was in New Zealand at that time. Also included is a second diary Richards kept while he was on another mission to Australia and New Zealand from 1896 to 1897. He wrote about his missionary activities at that time. Some of the...
Dates: 1885-1897

George Shepherd Taylor diaries

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197231040558]
Identifier: MSS 167
Scope and Contents

Handwritten diaries in ten volumes with a book of missionary expenses. Also included are a printed copy of the New Testament in the Maori language and a printed "ready reference" book of scriptures often used by Mormon missionaries in both English and Maori. Taylor writes about his daily activities in leading the mission.

Dates: 1920-1924

William Alvin Bowles library materials, 1897-1905

Identifier: MSS SC 2956 Series 2
Scope and Contents

Includes two Maori hymnals (1905; no date); a Maori New Testament (1897); and a Maori/English, English/Maori dictionary. These items are, in many cases, annotated.

Dates: Other: 1897-1905