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Journal of my mission : Swiss Italian German Mission / by John Kunz Jr.

Journal of my mission : Swiss Italian German Mission / by John Kunz Jr.

Dates: 1976

Contains the transcripts of journals of John Kunz, jr., as he served a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Switzerland, Germany, and Italy in the late 1800s.

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.1 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Kunz, John, 1844-1918
  • Call Number: MSS 8002
  • 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 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 Journal of my mission : Swiss Italian German mission by John Kunz jr. 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 8002; Journal of my mission : Swiss Italian German Mission / by John Kunz Jr.; 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 8002, LTPSC.
Acquisition Information
Donated by Phillip Kunz in 2011.
Subject Terms
Kunz, John, 1844-1918--Diaries; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; Religion; Missions and Missionaries; Mormonism (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints); Mormon missionaries--Germany--Diaries; Mormon missionaries--Italy--Diaries; Mormon missionaries--Switzerland--Diaries
Genre / Form
Books; Diaries
Processing Information
Processed; Elizabeth Ballif, student manuscript processor, and John M. Murphy, curator; 2012.
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.) Contains the missionary journals of John Kunz, Jr, which document his service in the Swiss Italian German mission.
Finding Aid ID Number
UPS_MSS8002
Finding Aid Title
Journal of my mission : Swiss Italian German Mission / by John Kunz Jr.
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Elizabeth Ballif, student manuscript processor, or John M. Murphy,
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2012-05-02T09:37-0600
Finding Aid Language
English.
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

John Kunz (1844-1918) settled Bern, Idaho.

John Kunz was born February 7, 1844, in Bern, Switzerland. He was baptized November 11, 1868, into the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints by Karl G. Maeser. He immigrated to the United States in 1878, and was asked by Brigham Young to settle Bear Lake, and later Bern, Idaho. In 1884, he served a mission to Italy, Switzerland, and Germany. He was called to work in the Logan Temple after his mission. He served as a bishop of the Bern, Idaho Ward for twenty-five years. He died January 16, 1918.



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John Murphy
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