Provo Utah Temple
The Provo Utah Temple (1972-) is a temple operated by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.
The Provo Utah Temple was announced on August 14, 1967, and its groundbreaking was held on September 15, 1969. It was dedicated on February 9, 1972 in the largest temple dedication in the church's history. Seventy thousand people attended through broadcasts held across Brigham Young University campus.
The temple was the sixth temple in Utah and the first in Utah County. Today it is one of the church's busiest temples.
Citation:LDS Church Temples, via WWW, Oct. 15, 2014 (Provo Utah LDS; Announced 14 August 1967; groundbreaking 15 September 1969; dedicated 9 February 1972; 70,000 attended through satellite services across Brigham Young University campus; largest temple dedication in the church's history to that point; sixth temple in Utah; first temple in Utah County; one of the church's busiest temples)
Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
Auxiliary Services slides of Provo Temple dining, 1970
Contains slides of employees and the process of food preparation at the Provo Temple dining center, 1970.
Dedicatory prayer of the Provo Temple
Emil B. Fetzer architectural rendering of the Provo Temple
Architectural rendering of the Provo Temple by Emil B. Fetzer. The rendering has been affixed to a cardboard sheet and is in color. The item is undated.
Harold Glen Clark scrapbooks and photographs, 1902-1985
Contains the scrapbooks and photographs of Clark. The scrapbooks detail the events of his life beginning in 1902 and ending in 1984. The photographs, newsclippings, letters, correspondence, and journal entries making up the scrapbooks were organized into Early Years, 1929-1944, Temple Years, Mission to Sri Lanka, and Final Years, 1902 to 1985. Also includes negatives.
Harold Glen Clark transcripts of diaries, 1902-1979
Contains printed transcripts of diaries, letters, and other materials created by Harold Glen Clark. The transcripts were created by Clark's children. The majority of the transcripts are from Clark's diaries, while others are categorized by subjects, including his mission to Sri Lanka, temple work, and photographs taken from the collections. Materials dated 1902 to 1979.
Predictions made by President Brigham Young
Typewritten and notarized affidavits. The materials purport that the second president of the Mormon Church, Brigham Young (1801-1877), visited Provo, Utah, on numerous occasions and predicted that there would be a Mormon temple built on a bench of land northeast of the town. He also predicted that a railroad line would go west from Ogden, Utah, across the Great Salt Lake. These items are stories handed down by word of mouth through family members in Provo, Utah.
Sound recordings of temple groundbreakings, 1969-1981
Contains audio recordings of groundbreakings and laying of cornerstones of the Provo and Jordan River temples. Dated 1969 to 1981.