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Mormon missionaries -- England -- History

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 45 Collections and/or Records:

Alfred Alder diary

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230324474]
Identifier: MSS SC 2501
Scope and Contents Handwritten diary covering the dates from 27 Feb. to 31 May 1883 while Alder was serving on a mission for the Mormon Church in England. Alder writes of his daily activities and of the conditions of the Mormon Church in England. Also included are notes on the Alder's genealogy.
Dates: 1883

Wendell J. Ashton collection on the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints' 150th Anniversary in England

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197232477577]
Identifier: MSS 6222
Abstract The collection consists of speeches made by President Ronald Reagan, Gordon B. Hinckley, Ezra Taft Benson and Sir Rhodes Boyson at the celebratory 150th anniversary dinner of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in England. It also includes letters by David Whittaker to the donor Wendell J. Ashton.
Dates: 1987

Lorenzo Brown diary

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230317445]
Identifier: MSS SC 1880
Scope and Contents Collection contains a handwritten diary (approximately 200 pages ; 16 x 11 cm). Except for a few pages, the item covers the years 1875-1877 when Brown served as a Mormon missionary in England. Brown was living in St. George, Utah when called as a missionary. He describes his trip to and from England and his daily activities there. Dated 1875-1880. Also includes an unedited transcription.
Dates: 1875-1880

Asa Starkweath Calkin diary

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230330562]
Identifier: MSS SC 3138
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a handwritten diary. The diary is in two sections, 1850-1853 and 1855-1858. In the earlier diary, Calkin writes that he arrived in Salt Lake City, Utah, and talks about hauling wood and teaching school to provide for his family. In the later diary, Calkin writes about his mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to England. He also worked in the office of tithing records in England. He includes copies of letters and blessings in his...
Dates: 1850-1858

David Candland diary and pamphlets

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197231210987]
Identifier: MSS 1627
Scope and Contents Collection includes Candland's personal diary, covering 1841 to 1861, and with brief entries on his birthday in both 1900 and 1901. Candland documents his missionary service in the British Isles in the 1840s, and in the Eastern States and Canada in the early 1850s. He also describes some of his experiences during the Utah War of 1857 and 1858. A typescript of the diary is also included. Also includes photocopies of pamphlets in defense of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints created...
Dates: 1841-1907

William Clayton diary

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230336510]
Identifier: MSS 423
Scope and Contents Typewritten copy of a handwritten diary. Clayton kept this diary from 1 Jan. 1840 to 13 Feb. 1842. Clayton writes about his missionary activities for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in England and his return to the United States. He also writes about his daily activities in Nauvoo, Illinois. This item was typed by Alan S. Young in 1961. Also included are extensive footnotes relating to Clayton's entries into his journal. Clayton's diary was published by James B. Allen and...
Dates: 1840

George Crane Missionary Journal

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197225522280]
Identifier: MSS 3182
Scope and Contents The journal describes George Crane's activities as a missionary between 1879 and 1880. It also includes a list of livestock he owned in 1890 and a brief biographical sketch of President John Taylor.
Dates: 1879-1880

The diary of Joseph Lawson : while serving on a mission to England for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints from October 15, 1866 to January 10, 1868

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230348853]
Identifier: MSS 3914
Scope and Contents Joseph Lawson Mission Diary (typed). 79 pages. 15 October 1866 to 10 January 1868. Joseph Lawson was called to serve a mission to England during a General Conference on 8 April 1866. The people in England were excited about his being there from Salt Lake City, his "mountain home," but weren't as interested in the Church at first. Joseph often felt inadequate but prayed for strength to do some good. The journal includes some family history information Joseph found while serving in England. It...
Dates: 1866-1868

William Cameron Dunbar letter

 Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197232489374]
Identifier: MSS 550
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a typewritten letter dated September 26, 1854 and addressed to the president and members of the "39th quorum of Seventies" of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The item was written when Dunbar was serving as a missionary in England. Dunbar writes about opening up an area near Taunton, England, for preaching and about various aspects of missionary work.
Dates: 1854

Thomas Durham autobiography and diary

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230349190]
Identifier: MSS 517
Scope and Contents Typewritten copy of an autobiography and diary. Durham wrote his autobiography in 1854 and started his diary the same year. The journal is sketchy in many places and has many gaps. Durham wrote about his youth in England, his conversion to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, his mission in England, his spiritual manifestations, blessings, and his migration to Utah. He left Florence, Nebraska, on 23 Aug. 1856 and arrived in Salt Lake City, Utah, on 30 Nov. 1856. He apparently...
Dates: 1854-1871