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Mormon Church -- Missions -- Texas -- History

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Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Seth Millington Blair diary and autobiography

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197231055432]
Identifier: MSS 1316
Scope and Contents

Typescript of an autobiography. Blair writes about his parents, his joining of the Mormon Church, his migration to Utah, his mission to Texas for the Mormon Church, and his life in Salt Lake City, Utah. He includes patriarchal blessings of family members. There are many gaps in the diary.

Dates: 1853-1868

Claude William Hawley diaries

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230314475]
Identifier: MSS SC 1660
Scope and Contents

Two handwritten diaries. Hawley tells about his missionary and spiritual experiences while serving in Texas.

Dates: 1910-1912

History of the Mormon Church in Texas

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230319441]
Identifier: MSS SC 2132
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a typed thesis submitted to meet the requirements for the degree of Master of Arts. Also included are photocopies of miscellaneous items relating to the research. Durning writes about Mormon missionary activities and Mormon colonization in Texas.

Dates: 1843-1906, 1964

Junius Wilford Keyes missionary diaries

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2041
Scope and Contents

Ten volumes documenting his service in the North Texas Conference of the Southern States Mission for the Mormon Chuch. His mission was from June 15, 1903 to September 17, 1905. One of the volumes contains a collection of songs compiled by the author. A transcription of the diaries, with a transcriber's note and an index of persons and places, is also included.

Dates: 1903-1905

LDS Texas Mission historical report

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230325307]
Identifier: MSS SC 2625
Scope and Contents

Handwritten history of the "South East Texas District." The item documents the missionary activity of the Mormon Church in Texas. It also reports on the meetings of the members in the area.

Dates: 1949-1952

Miranda C. Stringham diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1859
Scope and Contents

Handwritten diaries with photocopies of the materials. The items relate to Stringham's family, her activities in the Mormon Church, her writing, and her missions for the Mormon Church in the Northwestern States and Texas.

Dates: 1941-1969

Preston Thomas diaries

 Item — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 739
Scope and Contents Typewritten copies of diaries. The journals were typed by Thomas' son, Daniel H. Thomas, and entitled: "Preston Thomas: His Life and Travels." Daniel often provided introductory material between sections of the diaries. Most of the journals relate to the five missions on which he served for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Most of these were in Texas and the other southern States. On one of these missions from 1848 to 1849, Preston visited Lyman Wight, the leader of a...
Dates: 1874-1877

Elisha Warner journal

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230314137]
Identifier: MSS SC 1695
Scope and Contents

Handwritten journal of the Warners' Texas mission for the Mormon Church.

Dates: 1962-1963

William Daniel Wilcock diary

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197232491065]
Identifier: MSS 679
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of a handwritten diary. Wilcock kept this diary while serving as a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Central States Mission. Wilcock writes about his daily activities in Texas and Kansas.

Dates: 1907-1908