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Ralph Bay Hutchings papers regarding Zaire Kinshasa Mission

Ralph Bay Hutchings papers regarding Zaire Kinshasa Mission

Dates: 1987-1988

The collection contains Ralph Bay Hutching's journal from the period he served as mission president for the Zaire Kinshasa Mission, 1 July 1987 to 17 March 1988. Included is the dedicatory prayer as well as a letter from President and Sister Hutchings at the end of their mission.

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.01 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Hutchings, Ralph Bay, 1917
  • Call Number: MSS 6845
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84606; 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 Ralph Bay Hutchings papers regarding Zaire Kinshasa 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 6845; Ralph Bay Hutchings papers regarding Zaire Kinshasa Mission; 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 6845, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by Ralph B. Hutchings in 1991.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Ralph B. Hutchings; 1991.
Related Material
See also the Ralph Bay Hutchings mission journal (MSS 6851).
Subject Terms
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Zaire Kinshasa Mission--History--Sources; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--Missions--Congo (Democratic Republic)--History--Sources; Religion; Missions and Missionaries; Mormonism (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints); Mormon missionaries--Congo (Democratic Republic)--History--Sources
Genre / Form
Diaries; Letters
Processing Information
Processed; Katie Connors; 25 August 2008.
Appraisal Information
LDS cultural, social, and religious history (Collection development policy for 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts, August 2007).
Finding Aid ID Number
UPB_MSS6845
Finding Aid Title
Hutchings (Ralph Bay) papers regarding Zaire Kinshasa Mission
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Katie Connors, student processor, and John Murphy, curator
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2010-10-08T09:23-0600
Finding Aid Language
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Ralph Bay Hutchings (b. 1917) is a physician in California. He served in France as a young missionary and graduated from medical school. He presided over the France Toulouse Mission and served in Zaire, Africa, with his wife as a missionary.



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John Murphy
Curator - 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts
john_m_murphy@byu.edu