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Administrative history of the Church Educational System (CES), 1888-1994

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Identifier: MSS 2373
Scope and Contents Describes the origins, organization, and history of both religious and secular education within the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The purpose of the work was to help archivists place in historical context, corporate papers entering the Church Historical Department (Salt Lake City, Utah). The paper discusses administrative changes and developments in centralized education including: a board of education, a board of examiners, the office of superintendent and later commissioner of...
Dates: 1995

The establishment of the L.D.S. Church schools

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Identifier: MSS 634
Scope and Contents Typewritten and signed history on one page of the founding of Mormon Church schools composed in 1913. Dwyer writes of a meeting in his bookstore in 1886 in which the idea of church schools was discussed. Also included is a reproduction of a pen-and-ink drawing of the meeting published in 1910.
Dates: 1910-1913

Jerusalem Center for Near Eastern Studies

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 3034
Scope and Contents Brief historical account of the construction of Brigham Young University's Jerusalem Center for Near Eastern Studies. Includes details of land purchase, construction, individuals involved in planning and construction, pictures of the center, a letter to the author from the mayor of Jerusalem, and text of the dedicatory prayer for the facility.
Dates: 1998

Oral history interview with Larry C. Porter

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 8958
Scope and Contents Collection contains an audiocassette and printed transcript of Susan Easton Black's interview with Larry Porter on his personal history. The oral history covers Larry C. Porter's time at Utah State University in 1951, his dealings with Truman Madsen, and his time as a member of the faculty at Brigham Young University. Materials dated January 2007.
Dates: 2007 January

Franklin L. West oral histories

 Collection — Carton: 1
Identifier: MSS 8353
Scope and Contents Contains the personal oral histories of West, recorded between 1950 and 1959 on twelve Mylar reels and eighteen audiocassettes. Includes details about his time with the Department of Education of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Dates: 1950-1959

Oral history interview with Lester Whetten

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 6156
Abstract This is an interview that Don Norton had with Lester Whetten in 1983 concerning the struggle of LDS students as they tried to coincide their testimonies and education during the 1930s. 10 pages.
Dates: 1983