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Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. St. Joseph Stake (Arizona)



The St. Joseph stake of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints was established in 1883 and was the basis of an academy for pioneer children.

The St. Joseph stake was organized by John Taylor in February 1883 in the Gila River valley in Arizona. The stake later formed the St. Joseph Stake Academy, which later became Eastern Arizona College, to educate pioneer children.

Church of Jesus Christ Newsroom, via WWW, August 3, 2020 (est. 1883, John Taylor, St. Joseph Academy)

History of the St. Joseph Stake, 1877-1963 (Gila River valley)

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

History of the St. Joseph Stake

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 336
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a typescript. McClellan writes a history of the St. Joseph Stake of the Mormon Church and of the Gila River Valley of Arizona. The item includes a bibliography, photographs, and a photocopy of the Thatcher Academy yearbook for 1903.

Dates: 1903-1963 ; 1877-1938