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Mormon missionaries -- Samoan Islands

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

David Foster Cluff mission diaries

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197231030427]
Identifier: MSS 6700
Abstract

The David Foster Cluff mission diaries consist of five diaries from David Cluff's mission to Samoa from 1894-1898.

Dates: 1894-1898

Albert Stephen Jones papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 350
Scope and Contents Contains diaries and photographs, including twenty stereographs, documenting Jones's experience as a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Samoa and Tonga from 1893 to 1896. The diaries detail his daily activities and talk about the nature of his work. Jones continued to write in these diaries after his return to Provo, Utah until 1902. The collections also contains a handwritten Tongan-English dictionary copied by Jones and a 1895 article on Tongan cannibalism...
Dates: 1893-1902

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

Arla Renee Mitchell papers

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197239250811]
Identifier: MSS 9017
Scope and Contents

Arla Renee Mitchell's letters to her parents, journal, and ephemera from when she was a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Samoan mission. Materials written about and collected while in the Samoan islands from 1955 to 1957.

Dates: 1955-1957

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

Ray Elmer Stewart diaries

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197230331941]
Identifier: MSS SC 3212