Emmett R. Hayes missionary papers

Emmett R. Hayes missionary papers

Dates: circa 1919-1928

Collection contains photocopies of missionary diaries of Emmett R. Hayes during his Mormon mission as the thirteenth missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to enter post-WWI Germany. Also contained are a series of photocopied outgoing letters from Emmett Hayes during this period to his family, primarily his parents. A small collection of mission-related ephemera is contained.

  • Extent: 1 half box (0.25 linear ft.). -- 1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Hayes, Emmett R.
  • Call Number: MSS 7586
  • 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
Location of Originals
Originals of this collection remain with the donor.
Arrangement
Materials are left in their original order.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Emmett R. Hayes missionary papers 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 7586; Emmett R. Hayes missionary papers; 19th Century Western and Mormon manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 7586, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by Emmett Hayes in 2004. Donated by Emmett Hayes in 2011.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Emmett Hayes; 2004. Donated; Emmett Hayes; 2011.
Subject Terms
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--Germany--History--20th century; Hayes, Emmett R.; Religion; Germany--Church history--20th century; Missions and Missionaries; Mormonism (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints); Mormon missionaries--Diaries
Genre / Form
Diaries; Letters; Photocopies; Printed ephemera
Processing Information
Processed: Nicholas Walker, student manuscript processor; 2009. Processed; Elizabeth Ballif, student manuscript processor, and John M. Murphy, curator; 2011.
Appraisal Information
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (19th Century Mormon and Western Manuscripts). Illustrates missionary life in post-WWI Germany.
Finding Aid ID Number
UPB_MSS7586
Finding Aid Title
Hayes (Emmett R.) missionary papers
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Nicholas Walker, student manuscript processor; Elizabeth Ballif, student manuscript processor; and John M. Murphy, curator
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-07-08T12:04-0600
Finding Aid Language
English
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Emmett Richards Hayes (1900-1973) became the thirteenth Mormon missionary to enter Germany directly after World War I.

Emmett Richards Hayes was born October 17, 1900, in Pleasant Grove, Utah. His parents were William Lehi Hayes and Harriet Asenath Richards. Hayes became the thirteenth missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to enter Germany directly after World War I. Hayes married Myrtle Adelhi Johnson on September 7, 1929, in Tijuana, Baja, California Norte, Mexico. Emmett R. Hayes died on May 16, 1973, in Los Angeles, California.



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Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts
ryan_lee@byu.edu