Archive: "missionary diaries" Tag

William Thomas Ogden missionary diaries and photographs

L. Tom Perry Special Collections is pleased to announce the availability of a new digitized collection: William Thomas Ogden missionary diaries and photographs (MSS 8999). Materials include five diaries and one autograph book from Ogden’s mission to the Samoan Islands. Also includes three oversize mounted photographs, a cabinet card portrait of Ogden, and several loose …

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Paul Ludlow journals

L. Tom Perry Special Collections is pleased to announce the availability of a new digitized collection: Paul Ludlow journals (MSS 8097). The collection contains two journals for the mission of Paul Ludlow in the Northern States Mission in the Midwestern United States during 1901-1902. He served in Michigan, and Illinois, primarily Chicago. Ludlow’s entry on April …

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George Peacock diary

L. Tom Perry Special Collections is pleased to announce the availability of a new digitized collection: George Peacock diary (MSS 1228). In this handwritten diary, Peacock writes about his mission for the Mormon Church in Scotland, his work as a judge and postmaster, and his life in Sanpete County, Utah. He also relates many incidents …

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Andrew Locy Rogers missionary diary

L. Tom Perry Special Collections is pleased to announce the availability of a new digitized collection: Andrew Locy Rogers missionary diary (MSS 6179). The diary documents Rogers’ service in the British Mission, where he served in Ireland and Scotland.  His diary documents his experiences in a series of communities from 1909-1910, and chronicles experiences with mission …

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William Harrison Maughan missionary journal

L. Tom Perry Special Collections is pleased to announce the availability of a new digitized collection: William Harrison Maughan missionary journal (MSS 4109). This journal was kept by Maughan from February 1875 to July 1876 while serving a mission in England for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from 1874 to 1876. It describes …

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Schmid and Topham family collection of Richard Benson, Alvin Benson, and William Richard Smith missionary journals

L. Tom Perry Special Collections is pleased to announce the availability of a new digitized collection: Schmid and Topham family collection of Richard Benson, Alvin Benson, and William Richard Smith missionary journals (MSS 8535).  Materials include the original missionary journals of Richard Benson, Alvin Benson, and William Richard Smith, collected by Afton Rowley Topham and …

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Duwayne Leroy Anderson missionary papers

L. Tom Perry Special Collections is pleased to announce the availability of a new digitized collection: Duwayne Leroy Anderson missionary papers (MSS 6060). Materials include a mission journal, missionary meeting notes, “Swiss and German Mission of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints” LDS Church directory, and photograph and postcard albums. All these things were …

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Henry Bird diary

L. Tom Perry Special Collections is pleased to announce the availability of a new digitized collection: Henry Bird diary (MSS SC 1959). The item is a handwritten diary dated 1865-1929 wherein Bird talks about his activities and about the places he visited while serving in the Northwestern States Mission. Also included are biographies of Henry …

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Walter J. Lewis mission journal

L. Tom Perry Special Collections is pleased to announce the availability of a new digitized collection: Walter J. Lewis mission journal (MSS 6900). The journal contains descriptions of the experiences Walter Lewis underwent during his time spent as a missionary for the LDS Church in Wales. Though much of the journal is dedicated to missionary work and …

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James Madison Flake diaries

Over the past year, patrons of Perry Special Collections have requested a large number of items from our 19th Century Mormon and Western manuscripts collection to be digitized. Most of these are small collections of original journals and letters of early members of the Mormon Church and pioneers of Utah and the American West. Many …

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