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Aaronic Order

 Organization

Dates

  • Existence: 1943-

Biographical History

The Aaronic Order (est. 1943) is a religious sect headquartered in Utah.

Citation

Levitical writings, 1978: t.p. (Aaronic Order) foreword (in 1942 Dr. M.L. Glendenning was instructed to incorporate the Aaronic Order as a church under the laws of the state of Utah)

Lineal Israel in the latter days, 1950? (Order of Aaron)

Journal of Mormon history, 2018: volume 44, number 1, page 95 (near Eskdale, Utah is the largest series of settlements established in the mid twentieth century by the House of Aaron, a revitilization of a sect that broke off from Mormonism in the 1930s; worship on Saturday)

Wikipedia, website viewed June 19, 2018 (House of Aaron; less commonly known as the Aaronic Order or The Order of Aaron; religious sect classified as an offshoot of the Latter Day Saint movement centered in Eskdale, Utah, a small farming community in Millard County; additional branches in Partoun and Murray, Utah; founded in 1943 by Maurice L. Glendenning; membership estimated between 1500 and 2000)

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Mormon splinter groups collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 1634
Scope and Contents Papers, research notes, and correspondence. These items relate to the numerous off-shoots of the two largest Mormon denominations, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormon Church or LDS Church) and the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (RLDS church) and their leaders. Also included is a photocopy of a letter by the Mormon prophet, Joseph Smith (1805-1844).

Floyd Craig Wolverton letters

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 400
Scope and Contents ALS, TL, and TLS's collected by Wolverton from spokesmen for seven Latter-day Saint Church-related groups describing their history and present activities.