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Latter Day Saint churches -- Missions -- Wales -- History

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

Frederick Cooke diary

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230319847]
Identifier: MSS SC 2165
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of a handwritten diary including some introductory notes by Frederick Cooke's granddaughter Alice Cooke Zabriskie in 1954. The diary covers the years 1838 to 1842. Frederick describes his conversion to the Mormon Church and his missionary experiences in Wales.

Dates: 1838-1954

John Evans diary and autobiography

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 1951
Scope and Contents

Typescripts of diary and an autobiography. In his 1881 diary, Evans describes his activities as a Mormon missionary in Wales. In his personal history, he writes about his conversion to the Mormon faith in Great Britain, his migration to Utah, and his experiences in Brigham City, Utah.

Dates: 1881-1917

Frederick Lewis diaries

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230318468]
Identifier: MSS SC 1956
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a handwritten diary and a typescript. Lewis talks about his missionary experiences while serving a mission for the Mormon Church in Wales. He talks about his daily activities and emphasizes the spiritual dimension of his mission within the framework of Mormon theology.

Dates: 1884-1885

John A. Lewis diary

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230330661]
Identifier: MSS SC 3133
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a handwritten diary. Lewis wrote about his experience as a Mormon missionary in Wales. He told of his experiences while teaching, his hopes for the souls of Wales, his testimony of the truthfullness of the Mormon Church, his family members, his visits to his cousins, and the challenges of teaching. He visited Cardiff, Wales, where he was born, and he travelled to many other areas as well.

Dates: 1884-1885

Thomas C. Martele diary

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230318542]
Identifier: MSS SC 1986
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of a handwritten missionary journal. Martell writes about his experiences while serving in Carmarthen and Cardigan Counties, Wales as a missionary for the Mormon Church.

Dates: 1875-1876

Mission journal John Davis Rees

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230314681]
Identifier: MSS SC 1705
Scope and Contents

Typewritten diary including a map of South Wales based on Bartholomew's contured maps. Rees describes his temporal and spiritual experiences as a missionary.

Dates: 1866-1868

John Needham diary and autobiography

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197232489978]
Identifier: MSS 612
Scope and Contents

Typewritten copy of a diary from 1840-1842. Needham writes about his conversion, missionary activies in England and Wales, faith promoting experiences, persecutions, and also gives details of the organization of branches in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, including names and dates of baptisms and ordinations of the members. Also included is a five-page typescript of an autobiography written late in the nineteenth century when Needham lived in Logan, Utah.

Dates: approximately 1840-1890

William Griffiths Reese diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1952
Scope and Contents

Handwritten diaries with photocopies of the items. Reese writes about his work as a teacher and as a school administrator, his missions to Wales and Australia for the Mormon Church, his service as a local politician, and his assignments as a local Mormon leader. Reese also tells about personal and family matters and records partriarchal blessings and lists important dates in family history. Materials dated 1882-1979.

Dates: 1882-1979

Lorenzo T. Shepherd diary

 Item — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 735
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of a handwritten diary. Shepherd writes about his daily activities while serving as a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Wales.

Dates: 1893-1895

John Thomas diaries

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 182
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a handwritten diary kept while Thomas served on a mission for the Mormon Church in England and Wales. Also included are entries while Thomas was in the Utah prison for polygamy.

Dates: 1887-1891