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Patriarchal blessings (Mormon Church)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 206 Collections and/or Records:

John Smith personal papers, 1852-1962

Identifier: Vault MSS 803 Series 3
Scope and Contents

Contains papers related to Smith's personal and family life, genealogical information, business interests, and his role as Presiding Patriarch of the LDS Church. Includes patriarchal blessings given to him, as well as those he gave to others. Also includes tithing receipts, legal documents, documents regarding stock held by Smith, commendations for Smith, miscellaneous correspondence, documents related to Joseph Smith III, and articles regarding John Smith. Dated 1852-1962.

Dates: 1852-1962

John Steele church service papers, 1843-1936

Identifier: Vault MSS 528 Series 7
Scope and Contents

Contains records related to Steele's service in the LDS Church, including records related to his missions to England, Las Vegas, and Europe; temple work; patriarchal blessings received by Steele and his family; and, addresses given and visions had by Church leaders and others collected by Steele. Dated 1843-1936.

Dates: 1843-1936

John Taylor revelation at Salt Lake City, 1882 October 13

 File — Box 7: [Barcode: 31197233294625], Folder: 15
Identifier: Vault MSS 790

Samuel Stephen Jones papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1435
Scope and Contents

Collection contains diaries and autobiography, biographies, family history, correspondence, legal documents and newspaper clippings related to his personal life, pioneer memories, missionary experiences, political activities as mayor and member of the Democratic party, LDS Church activities, and leadership in business and civic activities in Utah. Also includes copies of his poetical writings.

Dates: 1902-1918

Joseph F. Smith blessing for Calvin Schwartz Smith, 1918 February 8

 File — Box 2: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 31197233604062], Folder: 11
Identifier: MSS 8922 Series 1
Scope and Contents

Typescript of a blessing Calvin Smith received from his father, Joseph F. Smith, prior to leaving for service as chaplain during World War I. Others participating in the blessing include Anthon H. Lund, Charles W. Penrose, George Albert Smith, Patriarch Hyrum Gibbs Smith, and Bishop Charles W. Nibley. Dated February 8, 1918.

Dates: 1918 February 8

Joseph Facer letters and patriarchal blessing

 Digital Record
Identifier: MSS2332_b2_f7

Joseph Facer letters and patriarchal blessing, 1901-1902

 File — Box 2: Series 1 [Barcode: 31197230231380], Folder: 7
Identifier: MSS 2332 Series 1
Scope and Contents One letter is to Elder Joseph Facer, Snowflake, Arizona from J. Golden Kimball, Jos. W. McMurrin, B.F. Grant, and Thomas Hull, Missionary Committee, (Salt Lake City, December 11, 1901) [2]p. The second item is a Patriarchal Blessing given to Elder Joseph Facer by Patriarch John Reidhead, (Woodruff, Arizona, November 21, 1901) [3]p. (Elder Facer served as the scribe for this event.) The third item is a letter to Elder Joseph Facer, c/o Jos. W. Smith, (Snowflake, Arizona) from J.G. Kimball,...
Dates: Other: 1901-1902

Joseph Smith Senior blessed as patriarch of the church

 File — Carton 11: [Barcode: 31197231194157]
Identifier: MSS 1839

Joshua K. Whitney missionary blessing

 Digital Record
Identifier: VMSS76_S2_SS3_SSS3_B7_F6_I3

Joshua K. Whitney missionary blessing, 1863 April 9

 Item — Box 7: Series 2 [Barcode: 31197233284006], Folder: 6
Identifier: Vault MSS 76 Series 2 Sub-Series 3 Sub-Series 3 Item 3
Scope and Contents

Blessing given to Whitney by Wilford Woodruff, Amasa M. Lyman, and Lorenzo Snow, setting him apart for a proselyting mission to Europe, 9 April 1863.

Dates: 1863 April 9