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Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. General Church Board of Education


administrative history


Encyclopedia of Mormonism, viewed Mar. 19, 2013 (General Church Board of Education 1888-, govern various schools and academies of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, CES governed by the Church Board of Education for seminaries, institutes, and elementary and secondary schools, and by boards of trustees for each of the institutions of higher education, Board members include the First Presidency, three members of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, the Senior President of the Seventy, the Relief Society general president, and the Young Women general president, directed by a Superintendent of church Schools, Commissioner of the Church Education 1905)

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Financial Services records

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: UA 149
Scope and Contents Contains annual financial reports and estimates of expenses including teachers' salaries and departmental budgets, real estate sales, statements from Knight Trust and Savings Bank, and correspondence concerning financial affairs between the Office of the President of Brigham Young University, the Brigham Young University Board of Trustees and the Latter-day Saints Church Commission of Education. Includes 47 items.
Dates: 1911-1922

General Church Board of Education certificate

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 260
Scope and Contents Printed and handwritten certificate. The item is a license which authorizes Hyrum H. Anderson to teach religion classes for the Mormon Church in Provo, Utah. The item was signed by the president of the Mormon Church, Wilford Woodruff, and by George Reynolds and Karl G. Maeser.
Dates: 1892

General Church Board of Education correspondence, 1888-1901

Identifier: UA 1094 Series 2
Scope and Contents Contains the correspondence of Karl G. Maeser and other members of the Church Board of Education related to the schools of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Correspondence references difficulties related to funding and staffing a large number of schools. Materials date from 1888 to 1901.
Dates: 1888-1901

General Church Board of Education minutes, 1954-1971

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 1000 Series 2 Sub-Series 4
Scope and Contents note Contains minutes from the General Church Board of Education meetings. Materials date from between 1954 to 1971.
Dates: 1954-1971

General Church Board of Education minutes

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 1376
Abstract Mixture of volumes and folders (both bound and loose papers) of the General Church Board of Education meeting minutes from 1879 to 1970.
Dates: 1879-1970

General Church Board of Education records

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: UA 121
Scope and Contents Contains administrative codes, regulations, minutes of executive meetings and charts concerning the Church Education System and its relationship to Brigham Young University, and listings of Church positions held by Brigham Young University staff members (17 items). Materials date from between 1938 and 1943.
Dates: 1938-1943

Indices to the Board of Trustees minutes

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 5635
Scope and Contents Contains indices of minutes for various boards and committees tied to the administration of Brigham Young University. Includes index cards with information concerning administrative matters as well as information concerning individuals. Dates range from 1919 to 1988.
Dates: 1919-1988