Skip to main content

Latter Day Saint churches -- Missions -- Canada

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:

Arza Adams autobiographies and diaries

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230332592]
Identifier: MSS SC 3260
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of microfilm copies of handwritten diaries. Adams joined the Mormon Church in 1836 and served as missionary for that faith in Canada. He moved to Nauvoo, Illinois, and worked on the Nauvoo Temple. He came to Salt Lake City, Utah, in 1849.

Dates: approximately 1840-1858

Lee T. Cox collection of photographs from the Canadian Mission

 Collection — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 31197235222459]
Identifier: MSS 8368
Scope and Contents

Materials include 73 photographs of Latter-day Saint missionaries between 1950 and 1952 and a newspaper clipping on Latter-day Saint missionaries. The missionaries have written notes to Lee T. Cox on the back of their photographs. 72 of the photographs are from the Canadian Mission. There is also a photocopy of a newspaper clipping of a Canadian Latter-day Saint basketball team.

Dates: 1950-1952

Margaret Elizabeth Schutt Gordon papers

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197232572310]
Identifier: MSS 8253
Content Description

Collection contains the autobiography of Margaret Elizabeth Schutt Gordon. The collection dates from 1866-1954 and accounts her life on the frontier in both Utah and Alberta, as well as financial and family hardships, church service, and transcontinental travel. Provides insight into the experience of Mormon women in the late nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Dated approximately 1866-1954.

Dates: Approximately 1866-1954

Thomas Hall diary

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 2860
Scope and Contents

Account of his mission to Canada for the Mormon Church. Describes traveling east from Salt Lake City by handcart in the spring of 1857, and his missionary labors in Ontario, particularly in the vicinity of London.

Dates: 1857-1858

Hart family papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1439
Scope and Contents

Includes 19 diaries, a Pitman shorthand legal phrase book, correspondence, newspaper clippings and various religious documents.

Dates: 1886-1934

Gabriel Huntsman diary

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230232701]
Identifier: MSS 724
Scope and Contents

Handwritten diaries in two volumes. The earliest item is for the year 1857 when Huntsman was serving as a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Iowa and Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The later item covers the years 1871 and 1872 during which Huntsman was on a mission in Illinois, Ohio, and Indiana.

Dates: 1857-1872

Lee T. Cox photographs of members from the Canadian mission, approximately 1950-1952

 Series — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 31197235222459], Folder: 3
Identifier: MSS 8368 Series 2
Scope and Contents

Materials include photographs of members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Canadian Mission between 1950 and 1952. They were given as gifts to Lee T. Cox.

Dates: approximately 1950-1952

Lee T. Cox photographs of missionaries from the Canadian Mission, 1950-1952

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 8368 Series 1
Scope and Contents

Materials include photographs of missionaries for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints who served in the Canadian Mission between 1950 and 1952. Many of them have written notes on the back of the photograph to Lee T. Cox.

Dates: 1950-1952

Octave W. Ursenbach religious papers, 1832-1986

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 3116 Series 3
Scope and Contents

Contains publications, correspondence, writings, photographs, and other materials relating to Octave W. Ursenbach's service as a mission, stake, and temple president.

Dates: 1832-1986

Paul Willes and Beth Dixon Cheney papers on Canada Winnipeg and Halifax missions, 1975-1984

Identifier: MSS 8423 Series 1 Sub-Series 1
Scope and Contents

Contains materials relating to the missions served by Paul Willes and Beth Dixon Cheney to the Canada Halifax and Canada Winnipeg family history missions. Includes journals, correspondence, a branch history, a missionary release certificate and other writings collected by the Cheney family during their missionary service. Materials dated 1975-1984.

Dates: 1975-1984