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Lloyd Oscar Ivie and Heber J. Grant letters

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 3950

Scope and Contents note

Contains ninty-six letters between Japanese Mission President Lloyd Oscar Ivie and President Heber J. Grant, dated February 1921 through December 1923. Photocopies of each letter included. The collection also includes three telegrams to Tokyo, and the floor plan of the mission home in Tokyo.

Dates

  • Other: 1921-1923

Creator

Conditions Governing Access note

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use note

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the Lloyd Oscar Ivie and Heber J. Grant letters must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

Lloyd Oscar Ivie (1890-1967) was the President of the Japan Mission.

Lloyd Oscar Ivie was born to James Oscar Ivie and Annie Catherine Mortensen on October 9, 1890 in Salina, Sevier County, Utah. He served his first mission to Japan circa 1909-1914. He married Nora Blamires on December 24, 1920 in Salt Lake City, Utah. He was the President of the Japan Mission circa 1921-1924. Some of his children were born during his second mission. In all, Lloyd and Nora Ivie had six children: Ruth Tomoe (1921-1948), Janet Chie (1923-1924) and four still recorded as living in 2007. Lloyd Oscar Ivie passed away on May 7, 1967 in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Biographical History

Heber Jeddy Grant was born November 22, 1856 in Salt Lake City, Utah. In 1901 he was sent to open and run the Japanese mission of the LDS church until 1903, and then he presided over the British and European missions. He became the 7th president of the LDS church in 1918, succeeding Joseph F. Smith. His administration was most well known for enforcing the church's manifesto on plural marriage. Heber died May 14, 1945 in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Extent

1 half box (0.25 linear ft.)

Language

English

Abstract

96 letters between Japanese Mission President Lloyd Oscar Ivie and President Heber J. Grant.

Custodial History note

Donated by William Elbert Ivie in 1991.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Donated; William Elbert Ivie; 1991.

Appraisal note

LDS cultural, social, and religious history (Collection development policy of 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts).

Related Archival Materials note

MSS 871 Ivie, Lloyd Oscar, 1890-1967 Diaries, 1910-1914. Handwritten diaries. Ivie writes about his daily activities while serving on a mission to Japan for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

MSS 3949 Lloyd Oscar Ivie Records, 1911-1924. Financial records, photographs, personal notes, papers from Lloyd O. Ivie’s service as Japanese Mission President.

Processing Information note

Processed; H. Christine Broomhead; 25 May 2007.
Title
Register of Lloyd Oscar Ivie and Heber J. Grant letters
Status
Completed
Author
H. Christine Broomhead and Karen Glenn, student processors; John Murphy, curator
Date
2009
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

Contact:
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