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Latter Day Saints -- Samoan Islands -- History

Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Alva Christopher Merkley diary and notes

 Digital Record
Identifier: MSS_SC_1941

Jesse J. Bennett diaries

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197231055523]
Identifier: MSS 1406
Scope and Contents

Handwritten diaries. Bennett writes about his leaving Meadow, Utah, to serve on a mission for the Mormon Church in the Samoan Islands. He tells about his journeys and his activities there.

Dates: 1889-1892

Claude Q. Cannon diary and an autograph book

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197231188225]
Identifier: MSS 2000
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of a typescript of a diary and of handwritten entries in an autograph book. The materials were created while Cannon was serving as a missionary for the Mormon Church in Samoa. Cannon writes, often in great detail, about his daily activities and his impressions.

Dates: 1903-1906

Joseph Hatten Carpenter letters

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197231045300]
Identifier: MSS 1202
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed letters written while Carpenter was serving as a missionary for the Mormon Church in the Samoan Islands. Carpenter describes his activities.

Dates: 1890-1893

Joseph W. Grow diaries

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 3922
Scope and Contents

Collection includes four volumes of Grow's diary from his mission to Samoa, covering the period between 1924 and 1926. Diaries describe Grow's daily activities and pursuits, including prostyletizing, teaching school, working on a plantation, and social activities.

Dates: 1924-1926

Alva Christopher Merkley diary and notes

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230317874]
Identifier: MSS SC 1941
Scope and Contents

Handwritten diary and notes. The diary covers the years from 1902 to 1904 while Merkley served as a missionary for the Mormon Church in the Samoan Islands. Some of the notes are in Samoan.

Dates: 1902-1904

Casse Lyman Monson papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 9107
Scope and Contents

Contains writings on Samoan history, ecclesiastical and lingual lesson plans, and photographs from Casse Lyman Monson. Collection materials come from her time as a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Samoa. Her ecclesiastical papers include Relief Society materials sent from Salt Lake City. Her historical papers include facsimile portraits of Samoan rulers, Samoan LDS history, and Samoan speeches. Dated approximately 1960-1962.

Dates: approximately 1960-1962

Earl Stanley Paul diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1797
Scope and Contents Handwritten diaries kept in 10 volumes from 1912 to 1979. There are many gaps. Paul writes about his mission to Samoa from 1912 to 1916, his service in the United States Army from 1918 to 1919 in France, his marriage, Mormon church activities, and his second mission to Samoa. He also includes autobiographical materials with the diary entries. Also included area typewritten autobiography, a family history, a volume of miscellaneous correspondence and certificates, and drafts of his writings....
Dates: 1912-1979

Edwin H. Smart journals

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 1608
Scope and Contents

Seven handwritten journals, three miscellaneous items enclosed, and photocopies of the enclosures which include a letter, a poem in Samoan, and a pass. The journals describe missionary experiences in Samoa.

Dates: 1897-1901

Frank Victor Van Cott diary

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1744
Scope and Contents

Bound typescript of a diary. Van Cott writes about receiving his mission call in Salt Lake City, Utah, travelling to and from the Samoan Islands, and about his daily activities while working as a missionary there.

Dates: 1891-1894