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First Presidency letter

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 4005

Scope and Contents

Letter of First Presidency (signed by Ezra Taft Benson and Gordon B. Hinckley) to President Morris E. Peterson, Provo Utah East Stake, 29 May 1986. Reports the leaders of the Church agreeing to Peterson's recommendation to dissolve the Provo 40th Ward (singles) in accordance with the recent guidelines for singles wards.


  • 1986 May 29


Conditions Governing Access

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from First Presidency letter must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical / Historical

Ezra Taft Benson and Gordon B. Hinckley are members of the First Presidency in 1986, with Ezra Taft Benson as President and Gordon B. Hinckley as a Counsler.


1 folder (0.08 linear ft.)

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Custodial History

This item was in the possession of Lyndon Cook before it was purchased from him by the Harold B. Lee Library Special Collections in 2001.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased; Lyndon Cook; 2001.


Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).

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Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States