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Mormons -- England -- History

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 52 Collections and/or Records:

Patience Loader Archer autobiography

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 3238
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a handwritten autobiography. Patience tells about her early life in England and her conversion to the Mormon Church. She presents one of the best accounts from the Martin handcart company and goes into considerable detail on the ordeal. Patience tells about the rescue and the continuous efforts of the people in the ill-fated handcart company to survive. She also writes about her arrival in Salt Lake City, Utah, and about the efforts by Brigham Young, second...
Dates: 1872

Ira Bennion diary

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230318724]
Identifier: MSS SC 1943
Scope and Contents Handwritten diary. Bennion records his activities from the time he left Salt Lake City, Utah through his first year as a missionary for the Mormon Church in England.
Dates: 1894

John Watts Berrett diary

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197232489960]
Identifier: MSS 611
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a handwritten diary. The original journals are in four volumes and are located in the LDS Church Library-Archives in Salt Lake City, Utah. Berrett was a convert to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in England who served on a mission for that faith in his native country. Berrett writes about his daily activities as a Mormon and as a missionary in England.
Dates: 1856-1863

A brief history of the life of Frederick Weight by himself

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197227650519]
Identifier: MSS SC 3200
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typescript . Weight wrote about his early life in England and his conversion to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. He migrated to the United States in 1849 and came to Utah in 1851. He settled first in Salt Lake City, Utah, where his wife died in child birth. Weight married Mary Milnes. He wrote about grasshopper troubles in 1854 and about his move to Springville, Utah, in 1856. He worked as a plasterer and a general laborer and faced...
Dates: Approximately 1895

C. D. Brinton diary

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230309467]
Identifier: MSS SC 1172
Scope and Contents Handwritten journal. Brinton served with his wife in the Sheffield Conference of the England Mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. The diary was written between the dates of August 9, 1900 and July 18, 1901 and is labeled as volume one.
Dates: 1900-1901

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

James Bullock autobiography and diary

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233284519]
Identifier: Vault MSS 52
Scope and Contents Handwritten autobiography and diary. Bullock writes about his life from 1830 to 1853 at which time he starts a diary which he kept from 13 Nov. to 18 Dec. 1853. Also included is a diary Bullock kept from 1 to 21 Jan. 1859 while serving on a mission for the Mormon Church in England.
Dates: 1853-1859

Burton and Fielding family papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 4133
Scope and Contents The Burton genealogy includes biographical information and sketches about James and Isabella Burton and their descendants. The Fielding family correspondence consists of photocopies of handwritten letters, most written while Joseph Fielding was serving as a missionary in England.
Dates: 1838-1967

George H. Butler diary

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230325927]
Identifier: MSS SC 2726
Scope and Contents Two copies of a photocopied and handwritten diary kept while Butler was serving as a missionary for the Mormon Church in England. Butler writes about his daily activities; the death of his brother William, who was also serving on a mission to England at the same time; and his proposal to Rosanna Clack and subsequent marriage to her.
Dates: 1882

Malcolm Butler diary

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230318864]
Identifier: MSS SC 2107
Scope and Contents Handwritten diary. Butler writes about his work as a Mormon missionary in entries that are often lengthy and detailed. Butler also records numerous scriptural references of personal interest.
Dates: 1900