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Brown, Hugh B., 1883-1975

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1883 - 1975

Biographical History

Hugh B. Brown (1883-1975) was a lawyer, entrepreneur, and ecclesiastical leader for the CHurch of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Hugh Brown Brown was born October 24, 1883 in Granger, Utah. He served a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to the British Isles, and later served as president of the British Mission. After successful careers in law and oil development, he became the Assistant to the Quorum of the Twelve in 1953. On April 10, 1958, he was sustained as a member of the Quorum of the Twelve, and three years later, as a counselor in the First Presidency. He served as a counselor to President David O. McKay for nearly nine years. He died December 2, 1975 in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Citation:
His An abundant life, 1988: CIP t.p. (Hugh B. Brown) galley (Hugh B. Brown (1883-1975) served in the First Presidency of the LDS Church; from 1961 to 1970)

Utah history encyclopedia, via WWW, Oct. 4, 2011 (Hugh B. Brown; Hugh Brown Brown; b. Oct. 24, 1883 in Salt Lake City, Utah; d. Dec. 2, 1975; m. 1908 to Zina Young Card; served mission to England, 1904-1906; cowboy, farmer, soldier, businessman, lawyer, head of the Lethbridge Stake; moved to Salt Lake City, Utah in 1927; president of the British Mission, 1937-1940, 1944-1946; professor of religion at Brigham Young University, 1946-1949; assistant to the Quorum of the Twelve, 1953; member of the Quorum of the Twelve, 1958; member of the First Presidency, 1961-1970)

Wikipedia, Oct. 4, 2011 (b. in Granger, Utah; d. in Salt Lake City, Utah)

UPB files, September 21, 2011 (Hugh B. Brown was born 24 Oct. 1883 in Granger, Utah; he served an LDS mission to the British Isles, and later served as president of the British Mission; after successful careers in law and oil development, he became the Assistant to the Quorum of the Twelve in 1953; on 10 April 1958, he was sustained as a member of the Quorum of the Twelve, and three years later, as a counselor in the First Presidency; he served as a counselor to President David O. McKay for nearly nine years; he died 2 Dec. 1975 in Salt Lake City, Utah)

Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

Hugh B. Brown address

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: UA 304
Scope and Contents

Address given for Faculty Honor Night 1958.

Dates: Publication: 1958

Hugh B. Brown letter

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2590
Scope and Contents

Typewritten and signed letter addressed to Mary Jean Freebairn of Salt Lake City, Utah and dated 15 March 1963. Brown writes to Freebairn about how the Mormon Church handles public relations.

Dates: 1963 March 15

Hugh B. Brown research files

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 3084
Scope and Contents

Collection includes correspondence, books, pamphlets, lectures, and manuscripts. The material was written, received, or collected by Brown. The bulk of the material is from the 1960s and religious in nature, although many files also address political issues.

Dates: 1934-1972

Hugh B. Brown scrapbook

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 7758
Scope and Contents

Contains two digital copies of a scrapbook of Hugh B. Brown on five CD-ROMs. The scrapbooks contain materials that document his mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Great Britain, with materials dating from between 1937 and 1938.

Dates: 1937-1938

Hugh B. Brown uniform

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 8319
Scope and Contents

Materials include a Canadian dress uniform and hat, which belonged to Hugh B. Brown when he was an officer during the first World War (1914-1918). The uniform is red with white trim and gold metal on the shoulders. The hat is black and white.

Dates: 1914-1918

Eugene E. Campbell papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2012
Scope and Contents

This is a collection of the personal papers of Eugene Campbell (1915-1986). It includes correspondence, research notes, school works, photographs, and rough drafts of publications.

Dates: 1909-1986

First Presidency letter to all mission presidents in foreign areas

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 6067
Abstract

Letter to all mission presidents in foreign areas from the First Presidency concerning “purchase of future branch meetinghouse sites in foreign areas,” 1961.

Dates: 1961

Hugh B. Brown incoming correspondence, circa 1935-1969

 Sub-Series — Box: 19, Folder: 3
Identifier: MSS 3192 Series 2 Sub-Series 1 Sub-Series 9
Scope and Contents

Correspondence from children and also various students and faculty of Brigham Young University following his devotional address given at BYU in May of 1969. Dated circa 1935-1969.

Dates: circa 1935-1969

Hugh B. Brown outgoing correspondence, circa 1905-1960

 Sub-Series — Box: 19, Folder: 4-7
Identifier: MSS 3192 Series 2 Sub-Series 1 Sub-Series 10
Scope and Contents

Contains correspondence from Hugh B. Brown to his wife and children; (hereafter, primarily to “Dot,” “Birdie,” and “Ed & Mary”). Topics include daily life, Hugh B. Brown's work, and family news. Dated circa 1905-1960.

Dates: circa 1905-1960

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Type
Collection 8
Archival Record 3
Digital Record 2
 
Subject
Letters 7
Photographs 4
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints 3
Mormon Church -- History 3
Correspondence 2