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Latter Day Saints -- Wales -- History

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 11 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

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

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

Ann Rogers Snow biography

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230315548]
Identifier: MSS SC 1782
Scope and Contents

One typewritten booklet. It contains a brief history of Ann Rogers Snow. She was born in Pembrokeshire, South Wales. She converted with her family to the Mormon faith and migrated to Utah. Gardner also emphasizes Snow's spiritual experiences.

Dates: 1977-1980

John Walters letters

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197232489390]
Identifier: MSS 552
Scope and Contents

Handwritten letters. Walters writes to relatives about various family matters. He tells of the deaths and illnesses of many persons. Walters may have been a member of the Mormon Church because he once said, "and I hope to meet you in Zion."

Dates: 1874-1883

Daniel Edward Williams diary and autobiography

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 667
Scope and Contents

Handwritten autobiography and diary with photocopies of the item. The account of Williams' early life was written from notes and from his memory in 1852. Williams, a native of Penally, Pembroke, South Wales, was converted to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the 1840s. He served on a mission in Wales for that faith from 1846 to 1852.

Dates: 1852