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Edward L. Kimball collection on Spencer W. Kimball

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 617
Contains the speeches and writings of Spencer W. Kimball that were collected by his son Edward L. Kimball. Materials were used in the production of the book, Teachings of Spencer W. Kimball, edited by Edward L. Kimball.

Dates

  • 1925-1982

Creator

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 Edward L. Kimball collection on Spencer W. Kimball must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Extent

5 boxes (2.5 linear ft.)

Biographical History

Edward L. Kimball (1930-2016) was a lawyer and law professor in Utah. He was the son of Spencer W. Kimball.
Biographical History Spencer W. Kimball (1895-1985) was the twelfth president of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, serving between 1973 and 1985.

Kimball was born on March 28, 1895 in Salt Lake City, Utah, to Andrew Kimball and Olive Woolley. He married Camilla Eyring on November 16, 1917 and they had four children. He was ordained an apostle in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on October 7, 1943, by Heber J. Grant, at age 48. He was set apart as acting president of the Quorum of the Twelves Apostles on January 23, 1970. He was later set apart as president of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on December 30, 1973, at age 78. He died on November 5, 1985, in Salt Lake City, Utah, at age 90.

Other Finding Aids

Item-level register available in repository.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Edward L. Kimball.

Appraisal

University history (University Archives collecting policy, February 2010).

Creator

Title
Register of Edward L. Kimball collection on Spencer W. Kimball
Status
completed
Author
Rose Frank
Date
2011 August 4
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

Contact:
1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States