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Mormon missionaries -- Southern States

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

Facer family books, circa 1856-1977

Identifier: MSS 2332 Series 3
Scope and Contents

Contains books belonging to the Joseph Facer family. Includes religious texts, as well as historical and genealogical works. Volumes date from approximately 1856 to 1977.

Dates: Other: circa 1856-1977

First installment of Levi James Taylor papers, 1868-1935

Identifier: MSS 2200 Series 1
Scope and Contents note

Nancy Jane Gates (Taylor) journal and notebook; Levi James Taylor journals; records of Taylor family genealogy including LDS Church ordinances.

Dates: Other: 1868-1935

Items of or regarding Pleasant Green Taylor [Levi James Taylor’s father], 1890-1917

Identifier: MSS 2200 Series 2 Sub-Series 1
Scope and Contents note

Account book, genealogy and accounts notebook, and collection of stories about Taylor.

Dates: Other: 1890-1917

Joseph and Emma R. Facer autograph books, circa 1891-1908

Identifier: MSS 2332 Series 2
Scope and Contents note

Contains the autograph books of Emma Richards Facer and Joseph Facer, used between 1891 and 1908.

Dates: Other: circa 1891-1908

Joseph Facer missionary papers, circa 1885-1952

Identifier: MSS 2332 Series 1
Scope and Contents note

Contains books carried by Joseph Facer on his mission to the southern United States (1897-1899); ordinations and blessings before and during his mission; letters to Joseph Facer, his companion, and the other missionaries in the Southern States Mission; and original hymn lyrics by Joseph Facer.

Dates: Other: circa 1885-1952

Mary Elizabeth Clark Barrus family papers, 1897-1961

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 3070 Series 2
Scope and Contents

Contains diaries and autobiographical writings written by Mary Elizabeth Clark Barrus. These writings outline her life, her testimony and dreams, and poetry penned by Barrus. Also included are photographs, circa 1940. Materials created between 1897 and 1961.

Dates: 1897-1961

Miscellaneous Levi James Taylor notebooks, 1913-1927

Identifier: MSS 2200 Series 2 Sub-Series 5
Scope and Contents note

Four notebooks: notes on his farm and plantings, quotes from Rolins Ancient History, Taylor family history and genealogy, and volume of 'Ropp's Business Calculator.'

Dates: Other: 1913-1927

Missionary journal of Amos Moroni Taylor, 1915-1917

Identifier: MSS 2200 Series 2 Sub-Series 2
Scope and Contents note

Red leather cover. 9 x 15 cm. Approximately 200 pages, 90% written on. Details his mission to Virginia.

Dates: Other: 1915-1917

Orlando Clark Barrus papers, 1917-1922

 Series — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 31197239252478], Folder: 6-16
Identifier: MSS 3070 Series 3
Scope and Contents

Contains materials relating to the mission of Orlando Clark Barrus, including mission journals, outgoing letters, and certificates. Also included is his patriarchal blessing, given in 1917. Materials created between 1917 and 1922.

Dates: 1917-1922

Orrin Orlando Barrus family papers, 1922-1958

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 3070 Series 1
Scope and Contents

Contains autobiographical writings by Orrin Orlando Barrus, including a photocopy of his written will, circa 1940-1949. Also included are letters written by various officials of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to Barrus regarding the death of his son, and an invitation to serve in the Logan temple. Materials created between 1922 and 1958.

Dates: 1922-1958