William H. Blunck mission journal

William H. Blunck mission journal

Dates: 1933-1935

Collection contains the mission journal of William H. Blunck while he served in the Eastern Central States as an missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The collection contains the original diary, a transcript of the diary, and a cd which contains a scanned photograph, his obituary, and a digital copy of the journal transcript.

  • Extent: 2 folders (0.2 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Blunck, William Hammon, 1906-1987
  • Call Number: MSS 7651
  • 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
Materials are in English.
Arrangement
Materials were left in original order.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the William H. Blunck mission journal 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 7651; William H. Blunck mission journal; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 7651, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by Harold Oaks in 2010.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Harold Oaks; 2010.
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--East (U.S.)
Genre / Form
Diaries
Processing Information
Processed; Elizabeth Ballif, student processor, and John M. Murphy, curator; 2011.
Appraisal Information
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy 5.VII, August 2007.) Documents the LDS mission of William H. Blunck, who served in the East Central States mission from 1933 to 1935.
Finding Aid ID Number
UPB_MSS7651
Finding Aid Title
Blunck (William H.) mission journal
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Elizabeth Ballif, student processor, and John M. Murphy, curator
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2012-09-21T14:12-0600
Finding Aid Language
English
Biographical Info:

Biographical history

William H. Blunck (1906-1987) was a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the 1930s.

William Hammon Blunck was born November 5, 1906, in Rexburg, Idaho, to Henry C. and Hedwig Staub Blunck. From 1933 to 1935, he served a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the East Central States mission. He married Ruth Mae Henderson on January 21, 1936, and they had 3 children. William died on October 26, 1987.



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