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Mormon missionaries -- Samoan Islands

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 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