Albert Stephen Jones papers
Albert Stephen Jones papers
Contains diaries and photographs, including twenty stereographs, documenting Jones's experience as a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Samoa and Tonga from 1893 to 1896. The diaries detail his daily activities and talk about the nature of his work. Jones continued to write in these diaries after his return to Provo, Utah until 1902. The collections also contains a handwritten Tongan-English dictionary copied by Jones and a 1895 article on Tongan cannibalism written by Jones.
- Extent: 1 box (0.5 linear ft.). -- 3 folders (0.25 linear ft.)
- Creator: Jones, Albert Stephen, 1871-1962
- Call Number: MSS 350
- 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.
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- It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the Albert Stephen Jones diaries, photographs, and other material 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 350; Albert Stephen Jones papers; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 350, LTPSC.
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- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; Religion; Missions and Missionaries; Mormonism (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints); Mormon Church--Missions--Tonga; Tongan language--Dictionaries--English; Mormon missionaries--Tonga; Mormon missionaries--Samoan Islands; Mormon Church--Missions--Samoan Islands; Mormons--Utah--Provo; Mormons--Samoan Islands; Mormons--Tonga; Provo (Utah); Jones, Albert Stephen, 1871-1962; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--Missions--Tonga; Jones, Albert Stephen, 1871-1962--Diaries; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--Missions--Samoan Islands
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- Diaries; Electronic books; Photographs
- Appraisal Information
- 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
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- Finding Aid Title
- Jones (Albert Stephen) diaries, photographs, and other material
- Finding Aid Author
- Megan Furcini
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- This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on 2015-11-05 21:17:25 -0700.
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- Biographical Info:
Albert Stephen Jones (1871-1962) was a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Samoa and Tonga from 1893 to 1896.
Albert S. Jones was born in Provo, Utah in 1871. He later served as a missionary in the Samoan Mission of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from 1893 to 1896. Most of this time was spent working in Tonga. At the close of his mission, Jones returned to his home in Provo, Utah. He died in 1962.
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