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Latter Day Saints -- Germany -- History

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

Die Konferenz der Kirch Jesu Christi printed broadside

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230340074]
Identifier: MSS 81

The folder contains a printed broadside inviting the public to come to a missionary meeting for the Mormon Church probably in Berlin, Germany in an unspecified year, circa 1900. The item is in German, and an English translation has been provided.

Dates: 1900

Roy P. Frost diaries and account book

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230318989]
Identifier: MSS SC 2106
Scope and Contents

Two handwritten diaries and one account book. Frost writes about some of his experiences as a missionary in Germany primarily in the Munich area. Many entries are lengthy and detailed.

Dates: 1901-1903

Gail S. Halvorsen collection of artifacts, 1948-2011

Identifier: MSS 2220 Series 2 Sub-Series 3 Sub-Series 14
Scope and Contents

Contains artifacts, including parachutes, hankerchiefs, other textiles and memorabilia related to Halvorsen's post-military retirement. Dated approximately 1948-2011.

Dates: 1948-2011

Gail S. Halvorsen collection of ephemera from schools, 1989-2017

Identifier: MSS 2220 Series 2 Sub-Series 3 Sub-Series 3
Scope and Contents

Contains items given to Gail S. Halvorsen by schools in recognition of Operation Little Vittles. Includes projects created by school children and learning packets related to the Candy Bomber. Materials dated 1989-2017.

Dates: 1989-2017

Gail S. Halvorsen ephemera from events, 1974-2018

Identifier: MSS 2220 Series 2 Sub-Series 3 Sub-Series 1
Scope and Contents

Papers from events attended by Gail S. Halvorsen in the U.S. and Europe, including military events, candy drops, autograph sessions, museum openings, guest appearances at performances, and awards ceremonies. Also includes brochures, itineraries, invitations, name tags, and other papers. Materials are dated 1974-2018.

Dates: 1974-2018

Gail S. Halvorsen papers on post-military retirement, 1948-2018

Identifier: MSS 2220 Series 2 Sub-Series 3
Scope and Contents

Contains papers, media, and memorabilia documenting the life of Gail S. Halvorsen after his retirement from the United States Air Force. Includes records of his continued contact with Germany, his humanitarian activities, and candy drops and visits he performed at various locations around the globe. Materials dated 1948-2017.

Dates: 1948-2018

Roger P. Minert papers

Identifier: MSS 8956
Scope and Contents Contains autobiographical writings, diaries, and audiocassette recordings and transcripts of oral histories with German members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints living in Germany and Austria during World War II. Materials were collected by Roger P. Minert between approximately 2000 and 2011 as he was researching and writing two books, "In Harm's Way," and "Under the Gun," both detailing the lives of German Latter-Day Saints prior to and during the War. Also contains scanned...
Dates: approximately 2000-2011

Oral histories, approximately 2000-2011

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 8956 Series 3
Scope and Contents

Contains audiocassette recordings of German members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints speaking about their lives, especially the period occuring during World War II, as compiled by Roger P. Minert. The histories were collected mostly through personal or telephone interviews between Roger and the member in either Utah or Germany. Materials created approximately 2000 to 2011.

Dates: approximately 2000-2011

Papers on the autobiography of Gail S. Halvorsen, 1990-2010

Identifier: MSS 2220 Series 2 Sub-Series 3 Sub-Series 4
Scope and Contents

Includes papers and ephemera relating to the creation and publication of Gail S. Halvorsen's autobiography, The Berlin Candy Bomber. Includes manuscripts and excerpts, cover paintings, and promotional material. Materials dated 1990-2010.

Dates: 1990-2010

Boyd S. Parrish diary

 Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230323088]
Identifier: MSS SC 2413
Scope and Contents

Handwritten diary. Parrish kept his diary while serving as a missionary for the Mormon Church in Germany. Parrish writes about his experiences and impressions while in Germany. He describes some of the rule breaking done by the missionaries and the condition of the Mormon Church membership. There are many gaps in the record.

Dates: 1924-1927