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Southern States Mission

Founded 1876


Mission Summary


Mission Details


Sources

Southern States Mission history, 1832-1964, Church History Library.

Chronological history of the mission containing information about missionaries, members, and units, compiled from mission reports, journals, news articles, and other documents.

Latter Day Saints Southern Star.

Often shortened to the Southern Star, this newspaper was printed weekly at Chattanooga, Tennessee in the interests of the Southern States Mission. Its first issue appeared in December 1898 and the last issue ran two years later in December 1900. It detailed the work taking place in the mission and provided a history of the Church in the South.

The Elders' Journal of the Southern States Mission.

The official periodical of the Southern States Mission from 1903 to 1907. It was printed at Atlanta, Georgia and Chattanooga, Tennessee. It was combined with The Liahona to become Liahona, The Elders’ Journal in 1907. It contains information about arrivals, transfers, and releases of missionaries, as well as a some mission photographs.

Liahona, the Elders' Journal.

Printed at Independence, Missouri, as the periodical for the United States missions of the Church. It was a combination of The Liahona of the Central States Mission and The Elders’ Journal of the Southern States Mission. Liahona, the Elders’ Journal was published from 22 June 1907 to 27 February 1945. It contains information about arrivals, transfers, and releases of missionaries, as well as a number of mission photographs.