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Latter Day Saint missionaries -- History

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

Joseph Y. Card diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1522
Scope and Contents

Handwritten diaries. Card lived in Logan and Salt Lake City, Utah and in Cardston, Alberta. He farmed and ran an insurance business. He held many positions in the Mormon Church including mission president of the Western Canadian Mission in Edmonton.

Dates: 1900-1956

Francis Asbury Hammond papers

 Collection — Box 7: [Barcode: 31197233598173]
Identifier: MSS 18
Scope and Contents Collection contains materials related to Hammond dealing with the early settlement of San Juan County in southern Utah and the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS) business of the San Juan Stake which comprised a large portion of southern Utah as well as parts of Colorado and Arizona. The collection includes personal and family correspondence, ecclesiastical correspondence, and journals. Personal and family correspondence relates to pioneer life in southern Utah in...
Dates: approximately 1851-1937

Harran Hall Haynie family scrapbook

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197227634356]
Identifier: MSS 3803
Scope and Contents

The collections contains scrapbooks, which include printed copies as well as photocopies of family histories, family recipe books, and family history items.

Dates: 1907-1993

Orson Hyde autobiography and funeral

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197232484490]
Identifier: MSS 444
Scope and Contents Typewritten copy of an autobiography. Hyde writes about his early life and religious experiences. He tells about his conversion to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and the many missions he served for that faith. He also recounts his experiences with the first president of the Church, Joseph Smith (1805-1844), and his activities in Kirtland, Ohio. Also included is a typewritten copy of the funeral for Hyde in Spring City, Utah on 1 Dec. 1878. A eulogy of him was given by the...
Dates: approximately 1842-1878

Jess Green collection of Mormon history materials, 1908-1921

 Series — Carton 8: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 31197232568540], Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 3883 Series 3
Scope and Contents

Contains Mormon history materials collected by Jess Green. These include newsletters, newspapers, certificates, photographs, and a weekly report kept by Woodruff H. Jensen in the Southern States Mission. Materials date from 1908-1921.

Dates: 1908-1921

LDS Missionary Oral History Project transcripts and case files, 1992-1995

Identifier: MSS 7752 Series 26
Scope and Contents

Includes contract forms and contact information for participants in the LDS Missionary Oral History Project, as well as the original audio recordings of the oral history interviews, and transcripts for those interviews, 1992-1995.

Dates: 1992-1995

David Pettigrew autobiography and diary

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 473
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a handwritten autobiography and diary with a typescript of the item. Pettigrew (apparently also spelled Pettegrew) started his autobiography in 1840. His diary is sporatic and has many gaps. Pettigrew writes about his conversion to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1832, his life in Missouri during the persecutions of Mormons there, his experiences in Nauvoo, Illinois, his work as an LDS missionary, his participation in the migration of Mormons from Nauvoo,...
Dates: 1840-1861

Richard Edmond Bennett research notes and drafts of publications, 2002-2009

 Series — Carton 6: Series 2
Identifier: MSS 7670 Series 2
Scope and Contents

Contains drafts, quotes, source lists, and notes for Richard Edmond Bennett and John P. Livingstone's unpublished manuscript, "Already to Harvest" on the history of Latter-day Saint missionary work. Also contains copy of How on Earth Did Jesus Become a God? by Larry W. Hurtado, annotated by Bennett. Materials dated 2002 to 2009.

Dates: 2002-2009

John Andreas Widtsoe letter to Francis W. Kirkham

 Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230349786]
Identifier: MSS 4058

A letter from John A. Widtsoe to Francis W. Kirkham in Salt Lake City, 1943.

Dates: 1943

Winters-Seely and Tebbs-Burnes family letters

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 8074

Correspondence between members of the Tebbs family, 1861-1932, and between members of the Winters family, 1899-1931.

Dates: 1861-1932