Mormon Church -- Missions -- East (U.S.) -- History
Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:
Photocopy of a handwritten diary. Druce was born in England; was apprenticed as a baker in London in the 1830s; moved to Manchester; joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1842; migrated to the United States in 1846; worked as an engraver in New York State; migrated to Utah in 1861; settled in Salt Lake City, Utah; and served on a mission for the Church in the Eastern States in 1876.
Typewritten biography by an unknown author with a handwritten addition. The author was a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Eastern States Mission in 1919 when he first met McCune who was then the president of the mission. The author presents a copy of his diary describing this meeting. A biography of McCune then follows.
Photocopy of a handwritten biography of Albert Merrill. Merrill was born on Long Island, New York; joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1841; moved to Nauvoo, Illinois, in 1843; migrated to Utah in 1852; and settled in Provo, Utah. He served on a mission for the Church to the Eastern States from 1869 to 1870 and was made a patriarch of the Church in 1873.
Typescript of an autobiography. Noble writes about his conversion to the Mormon faith, his missionary work in the Eastern United States and England, his service with Zion's Camp in 1834, and his work as a bishop in Nauvoo, Illinois, and in Winter Quarters, Nebraska.
Handwritten diaries. Most of the entries were made while Rappleye was serving a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Eastern States. Also included are items related to Rappleye's life after his return to Cowley, Wyoming, and his job in a Billings, Montana, sugar factory.
Photocopy of a handwritten letter, addressed to George A. Smith, and dated 10 July 1860. Samuel Smith writes while he is on a mission for the Mormon Church. He tells about a visit with Joseph Smith (1832-1914), the first president of the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, and seeing Emma Hale Smith Bidamon and her husband.
Photocopy of a typescript. Smith writes about his experiences as a missionary for the Mormon Church in the Eastern United States and records the establishment of the "School of the Prophets."
Photocopy of a handwritten autobiography. Tanner writes about joining the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1831; participating in Zion's Camp in 1834; life in Kirtland, Ohio; his mission to the Eastern States for the Church; and his life in Far West, Missouri, and in Nauvoo, Illinois. He also tells about his interaction with early leaders of the Church and about troubles with mobs in Missouri and Illinois.
Handwritten diary with photocopies. Tracy writes about his activities as a missionary for the Mormon Church in the East of the United States and in Great Britain. He also writes about his life after returning to Ogden.