Cowley, Matthew, 1897-1953

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Matthew Cowley (1897-1953) was a lawyer, missionary, and ecclesiastical leader Utah and Oceania. He served a Mormon mission president in New Zealand between 1938 and 1945, and as an apostle of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints between 1945 and 1953.

From the description of Matthew Cowley photographs, circa 1940s. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 367827709

Apostle in the Mormon Church, 1945-1953. He served in New Zealand as a missionary for the Mormon Church.

From the description of Letter, 1932. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122553188

From the guide to the Matthew Cowley letter, 1932, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections)

LDS Apostle and mission president and his wife.

From the description of Papers of Matthew and Elva T. Cowley, 1914-1980. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122597882

Member of the Council of the Twelve Apostles.

From the guide to the MS 109 Matthew Cowley papers 1914-1953 (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, Church History Library)

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Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn PH 8187, Brigham Young University-Idaho. Spencer W. Kimball photograph collection 1897-2000 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
creatorOf Cowley, Matthew, 1897-1953. Matthew Cowley photographs, circa 1940s. American Primers
creatorOf MS 4016, Young, Gordon Claridge 1898-1989. Gordon C. Young papers 1948-1972 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
referencedIn Royall family sound recordings, 1952-1957 L. Tom Perry Special Collections20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts
creatorOf MS 13711, Rudd, Glen Larkin 1918-. Glen L. Rudd collection 1905-1987 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
referencedIn Matthew Cowley newspaper clippings, 1924-1953. American Primers
creatorOf AV 467, Moyle, Henry Dinwoodey 1889-1963. Henry D. Moyle collection 1950-1963 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
referencedIn Murphy, Castle Hadlock, b. 1886. Castle Hadlock Murphy photographs of the Hawaiian Mission, circa 1900-1940s. Brigham Young University, Harold B. Lee Library
creatorOf MS 1299, Herrick, John Lester 1868-1960. John L. Herrick collection 1908-1961. Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
referencedIn NZ-01-00004, Kia Ngawari Trust. Kia Ngawari Trust New Zealand missionary work collection 1884-2012 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
creatorOf Matthew Cowley letter, 1932 L. Tom Perry Special Collections20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts
referencedIn Kofford, Verna C., 1931-. Interview, 1994. American Primers
creatorOf NZ-01-00003, Kia Ngawari Trust. Kia Ngawari Trust Matthew Cowley collection 1941-2003 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
referencedIn NZ-01-00005, Rudd, Glen Larkin 1918-. Glen L. Rudd collection 1889-2010 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
creatorOf AV 3456, New Zealand-South Pacific Area. New Zealand Church History Centre Audiovisual Collection. Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
referencedIn PH 7986, Hardy, Rufus Kay 1878-1945. New Zealand photograph collection 1897-1938 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
creatorOf MS 13850, Cowley, Matthew 1897-1953. Matthew Cowley papers 1915-1952 (bulk 1915-1920; 1938-1943) Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
creatorOf MS 4266, Cowley, Matthew 1897-1953. Matthew Cowley correspondence 1922-1953 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
creatorOf Cowley, Matthew, 1897-1953. Letter, 1932. American Primers
referencedIn AV 1059, Updike, Lisle Chandler 1890-1976. Historic sites footage circa 1945 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
creatorOf Cowley, Matthew, 1897-1953. Papers of Matthew and Elva T. Cowley, 1914-1980. American Primers
referencedIn Royall family sound recordings. American Primers
referencedIn USU student folklore genre collection of character legends, 1960-2011 Utah State University. Merrill-Cazier Library. Special Collections and Archives.Fife Folklore Archives
creatorOf MS 109, Cowley, Matthew 1897-1953. Matthew Cowley papers 1914-1953 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
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associatedWith Barker, Ellis W. person
associatedWith Brigham Young University-Idaho corporateBody
associatedWith Central Pacific Mission corporateBody
correspondedWith Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints corporateBody
associatedWith Cowley, Abigail Hyde 1863-1931 person
associatedWith Cowley, Elva T. person
associatedWith Cowley family. family
associatedWith Cowley, Matthias Foss 1858-1940 person
associatedWith Fife Folklore Archives corporateBody
associatedWith First Presidency corporateBody
associatedWith Foss, Calvin, d.1953. person
associatedWith Foss, Ezra Carter 1833-1919 person
associatedWith Gardner, William 1846-1932 person
associatedWith Glad, Ruby L.R., d.1953. person
associatedWith Grant, Heber Jeddy 1856-1945 person
associatedWith Hardy, Rufus Kay 1878-1945 person
associatedWith Harmon, Carrie C., d.1948. person
associatedWith Herrick, John Lester 1868-1960 person
associatedWith Jarvis, George Young 1904-2000 person
associatedWith Kia Ngawari Trust corporateBody
associatedWith Kia Ngawari Trust corporateBody
associatedWith Kimball, Spencer Woolley 1895-1985 person
associatedWith Kofford, Verna C., 1931- person
associatedWith Lambert, James N. person
associatedWith Lambert, James Needham 1876-1927 person
associatedWith McKay, David Oman 1873-1970 person
associatedWith Moyle, Henry Dinwoodey 1889-1963 person
associatedWith Murphy, Castle Hadlock, b. 1886. person
associatedWith New Zealand Mission corporateBody
associatedWith New Zealand Mission corporateBody
associatedWith New Zealand-South Pacific Area corporateBody
associatedWith Nicholls, Samuel. person
associatedWith Puriri, Ra person
associatedWith Romney, Marion George 1897-1988 person
associatedWith Rudd, Glen Larkin 1918- person
associatedWith Smith, George Albert, 1870-1951. person
associatedWith Smith, Jesse K., d.1953. person
associatedWith Talmage, James Edward 1862-1933 person
associatedWith Updike, Lisle Chandler 1890-1976 person
associatedWith Young, Dow H., d.1952. person
associatedWith Young, Gordon Claridge 1898-1989 person
associatedWith Young, Levi Edgar 1874-1963 person
Place Name Admin Code Country
French Polynesia--Tahiti
Samoan Islands
Cook Islands--Rarotonga
China
Oceania
Australia
Mormon Pioneer Memorial Bridge (North Omaha, Neb.)
New Zealand
New Zealand
Subject
Mormon church--Apostles
Te Karere
Mormon Church--Sacred books--Translating
Religion
Mormonism (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints)
Mormons--New Zealand--History--Sources
Maori language
Church government
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Mormon Church--Missions
Mormon Church--History
Mormons--History--Sources
Missionary work
Mormon Church--Apostles--Correspondence
Occupation
General Authorities
Missionaries
Mission presidents
Function

Person

Birth 1897-08-02

Death 1953-12-13

Male

English,

Tonga (Tonga Islands)

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