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Richard Bird missionary notebook from the Swiss/Austrian mission

Richard Bird missionary notebook from the Swiss/Austrian mission

Dates: 1910

Includes one missionary notebook belonging to Richard Bird, which he kept while serving as an LDS missionary in the Swiss/Austrian mission in 1910.

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.02 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Bird, Richard, 1889-1951
  • Call Number: MSS 3938
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
Languages and Scripts
English
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the Richard Bird missionary notebook from the Swiss/Austrian mission must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS 3938; Richard Bird missionary notebook from the Swiss/Austrian mission; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 3938, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by John Bluth in 1987.
Acquisition Information
Donated; John Bluth; 1987.
Subject Terms
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; Religion; Missions and Missionaries; Mormonism (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints); Mormon Church--Missions--Switzerland-Austria
Processing Information
Processed; Meghan Mathews; May 2007.
Appraisal Information
LDS cultural, social, and religious history (Collection development policy of 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts).
Finding Aid ID Number
UPB_MSS3938
Finding Aid Title
Bird (Richard) missionary notebook from the Swiss/Austrian mission
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Benjamin Sipes
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-07-08T12:05-0600
Finding Aid Language
English
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Richard Steel Bird was born July 24, 1899 in Mapleton, Utah. He served in the Swiss/Austrian mission circa 1910. He later married Ella Finch on June 21, 1916 in Salt Lake City, Utah. Richard died December 13, 1951 in Provo, Utah.



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Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts
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