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Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Young Men's Mutual Improvement Association

 Organization

The Young Men's Mutual Improvement Association was a youth organization for young men associated with the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Established in 1875, the organization was later reorganized as the Aaronic Priesthood MIA in 1972.

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Brief history of Brigham Morris Young

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1999
Scope and Contents Typewritten biography of Brigham Morris Young. B. M. Young was a businessman who served two missions to Hawaii (1873-1875 and 1883) and helped organize the Young Men's Mutual Improvement Associations in numerous places for the Mormon Church. He married Armeda Snow who was the daughter of the fifth president of the Mormon Church, Lorenzo Snow (1814-1901).

Contributor (Salt Lake City, Utah) letter

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2043
Scope and Contents One typewritten letter addressed to William M. Palmer in Aurora, Utah and signed with "The Contributor Co." The letter asks Palmer to continue his work of finding subscribers for the periodical.

R. A. Dowdle diaries

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 530
Abstract Five handwritten diaries, with photocopies, documenting Robert A. Dowdle's mission to the Society Islands. Also included is a journal of the MIA Stake Mission of the Utah Stake.

Eliza R. Snow and Brigham Morris Young papers

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 737
Scope and Contents Printed programs of musical productions largely on Mormon themes, a hymn written by Eliza R. Snow, and a typewritten history of the founding of the Young Men's Mutual Improvement Association of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Records of the Young Men's and Young Women's Mutual Improvement Associations at Brigham Young University

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: UA 224
Scope and Contents Contains the minutes, program notes, history, and newsclippings of the weekly M.I.A. assemblies held at BYU.