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Brief histories of the wives of the LDS General Authorities in 1980

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Identifier: MSS 6163
Abstract This is a compilation of brief life summaries and pictures of the wives of the General Authorities who served under President Spencer W. Kimball in 1980, collected in honor of Camilla Kimball's 86th birthday on 7 December 1980. It contains brief life histories and pictures of each of the women as well as personal messages to Camilla on her birthday.

First Presidency letter

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Identifier: MSS SC 2041
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a typewritten letter signed by Spencer W. Kimball and other members of the First Presidency of the Mormon Church. Letter includes guidelines for local Church authorities when interviewing members for callings, temple recommends, or missionary service. Includes instructions for local leaders to avoid indelicate inquiries into marital relations, as well as an interpretation of oral sex as constituting an unnatural, impure, or unholy practice.

Spencer W. Kimball letter to Francis W. Kirkham

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Identifier: MSS SC 2495
Scope and Contents Typewritten and signed letter dated 25 Feb. 1960 and addressed to Francis W. Kirkham. Kimball thanks Kirkham for sending him a copy of his book "A New Witness for Christ in America--Volume II." Kimball writes that he will read it and that he appreciates Kirkham's efforts.

Bernardino Rivadavia letter

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 536
Scope and Contents Handwritten and signed letter. The item was addressed to a chief engineer in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Rivadavia gives the engineer permission to close a contract. Also included is a typed and signed letter from Spencer W. Kimball describing Rivadavia as "one of the most honest and finest builders of Argentina."

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