Mormon missionaries -- Southern States -- History
Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:
A photocopy of a family history and autograph book of Thomas Jarvis Yates and his descendants, 1987.
Scrapbook includes photographs, newspaper clippings, and related ephemera gathered during Ernest Bosgieter's service as a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Southern States Mission between 1927 and 1929.
Diaries (1893, 1940, 1943, and 1945), correspondence (1892-1947), reports of the Southern States Mission (1908-1934), sermons, articles, personal certificates, speeches, patriarchal blessings, and miscellaneous items. These materials deal with a wide range of Mormon theological and administrative issues. They also deal with personal and family matters.
Photocopy of handwritten diaries. The collection consists of two diaries. The first was kept from 1879 to 1880 while Carver was serving in the Southern States. The second was kept from 1898 to 1899 while Carter was working in the Northwestern States. Also included is an account of Carter's interview with a female servant of the infamous John D. Lee, who was associated with the Mountain Meadows Massacre of 1857.
Typescript of missionary journal for George Edmond (or Edmund) Miles' service in the Southern States Mission from July 1896-November 1897. Includes nearly daily entries describing Miles' experiences as a missionary. Journal is in two volumes: Volume 1 is July 1896-April 1897 and Volume 2 is May-November 1897.
Typed transcript of personal histories. The first portion of the transcript deals with Burk's experiences as a Mormon missionary in the Southern States Mission of the Mormon Church as recorded in his missionary journal. The second portion of the item relates to Burk's experiences as a Mormon temple worker in the Mesa, Arizona Temple.