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Mormon Church -- Missions -- New Zealand

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:

John Austin Abbott mission diaries

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197233618799]
Identifier: MSS 7963
Scope and Contents

Contains five volumes of photocopied pages from the mission diaries of John Austin Abbott. Abbott served in the New Zealand Mission, and these diaries detail his daily occasions. He talks about his time with the Mormon Church, their lives, the weather, and baptism numbers. Dated 1899-1901.

Dates: 1898-1901

William Frank Atkin papers

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197232484912]
Identifier: MSS 341
Scope and Contents Correspondence, diaries, and a biography. The diaries relate to Atkin's missions to New Zealand from 1903 to 1906 and from 1916 to 1918. The correspondence is from family members and friends and largely relates to family matters and to Atkin's missionary activities. The biography is a history of Atkin's father, Thomas Atkin (1833-1919), who was a Mormon pioneer that was active in Tooele County politics. The biography also includes information about the Mormon response to the Utah...
Dates: 1883-1919

William Alvin Bowles papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 2956

William Alvin Bowles papers includes personal mission diaries, his mission library, including hymn books, a dictionary, and scriptures; mission photographs; and related mission ephemera.

Dates: 1906-1910

Matthew and Elva T. Cowley papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1470
Scope and Contents

Holographs, typescripts (some duplicated), printed material and newspaper clippings (photocopies). Contains journals, correspondence, mission papers, speeches and notes, newspaper clippings, and memorabilia concerning Cowley's mission to New Zealand, time as a student in Washington, D.C., his life as a mission president and Apostle, and the development of missionary activity in the South Pacific and Orient. Also included are an autobiography by Elva T. Cowley and Cowley family histories.

Dates: 1914-1980

George Shepherd Taylor correspondence, circa 1881-1887

 Series — Box 29: Series 9 [Barcode: 31197233604666]
Identifier: MSS 1544 Series 9
Scope and Contents

Contains Taylor correspondence concerning Cannon stock herd sale and his missionary service in New Zealand, circa 1881-1887.

Dates: circa 1881-1887

Harold Alonzo Hinckley journal

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 7857
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a journal from the mission of Hinckley, who served in New Zealand. Though he served a four-year mission (1915-1919), this journal only covers the period from 1916 to 1917, when he worked mainly in the mid-west portion of New Zealand's northern island. Elder Hinckley provides a detailed account of day-to-day life as a missionary: prayers in the morning, followed by visits, meetings, and religious discussions with individuals and families studying the Church of Jesus Christ of...
Dates: 1916-1917

Andrew Oldroyd mission journals

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197233631057]
Identifier: MSS 8167
Scope and Contents

Contains five mission diaries kept by Andrew Oldroyd during his service in New Zealand. Includes records of his baptisms and meetings, as well as dicussions of his daily activities in the field. Dated 1901-1903.

Dates: 1901-1903

Photographs of Maori members, 1908-1909

Identifier: MSS SC 2956 Series 3 Sub-Series Sub- 2
Scope and Contents

Includes photographs of Maori members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Because of their unique nature, annotations have been included.

Dates: Other: 1908-1909

Photographs of missionaries, 1906-1910

Identifier: MSS SC 2956 Series 3 Sub-Series Sub- 1
Scope and Contents

Contains annotated photographs of missionaries for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in New Zealand. Annotations are general and include greetings and addresses.

Dates: Other: 1906-1910

Photographs of New Zealand, 1906-1910

Identifier: MSS SC 2956 Series 3 Sub-Series Sub- 3
Scope and Contents

Contains photographs of New Zealand street scenes, wagons, and a military parade.

Dates: Other: 1906-1910