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Council of the Twelve Apostles (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints)


Found in 24 Collections and/or Records:

Ballard family photographs

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197233280798]
Identifier: MSS P 40
Scope and Contents

Collection includes photographs of Melvin J. Ballard, his family, and associates.

Dates: 1873-1939

Abraham H. Cannon diaries

Identifier: Vault MSS 62
Scope and Contents Nineteen volumes of diaries kept by Abraham H. Cannon from 1879 to 1895. Abraham begins his diary when he leaves his family in Utah to serve a three-year mission to Europe for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He writes of his life as a missionary in England and Germany, his return to farm life, and details of his daily life, such as the birth of children, his duties in the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, his occupation, and current world events. Includes details of his...
Dates: 1879-1895; approximately 1969

Collection on the 2009 Daily Universe caption error

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233639100]
Identifier: UA 5650
Scope and Contents

Collection contains newspaper, webpages, and press releases related to a caption error associated with a photograph of the Twelve Apostles that was found in the April 6, 2009 issue of the Daily Universe. Materials date from between April 6 and 9, 2009.

Dates: 2009 April 6-9

Declaration of the Council of the Twelve Apostles

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230241942]
Identifier: MSS SC 457
Scope and Contents

Handwritten, unsigned declaration stating that Joseph Smith, Jr. gave the Council the keys and powers he held and the responsibility of leading the Latter-day Saint Church.

Dates: 1844 March

An epistle of the Council of the Twelve Apostles to the Saints in California under Samuel Brannan

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230241504]
Identifier: MSS SC 468
Scope and Contents

Tells of the status of the Latter-day Saint Church immigrating to Utah and gives advice to the Saints in California.

Dates: 1847 August 7

General Authorities photographs

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197225524542]
Identifier: MSS 3242
Scope and Contents

Collection consists of three black and white, framed photographs of General Authorities taken between 1960 and 1963. The first depicts the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles in 1960, the second the First Presidency in 1963, and the third the Quorum of the Twelve in 1963.

Dates: 1960-1963

John Hafen papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 356
Abstract This collection consists of correspondence, a diary of John's wife, Thora Hafen (January 1901-May 1901), a notebook, certificates, family genealogies, mementos, illustrated programs of Hafen's art exhibits, and newspaper clippings which laud Hafen's art. Part of the collection was represented in a catalog entitled A Step Beyond: Artist's Archives and Creative Process, presented by the Special Collections and Archives and Manuscripts of Brigham Young University,...
Dates: 1879-1918

Photographs of Lyman E. Johnson's headstone

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197227643043]
Identifier: MSS 4087
Scope and Contents

This collection contains two color photographs of the Lyman E. Johnson headstone. Lyman E. Johnson is buried in the Evergreen Cemetery in Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin. Although various histories give his date death as 20 Dec. 1856, the headstone clearly gives the date as 20 Dec. 1859.

Dates: approximately 2004

LDS Church administration papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 3275

Contains materials related to the growth and organization of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Also contains information about geography and sociology in the 20th century.

Dates: 1901-2000

Office of the President correspondence with the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1980-1981

Identifier: UA 1030 Series 6
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Contains correspondence with the First Presidency, the Council of the Twelve, the Quorum of the Seventy, auxiliaries and various general authorities. Covers seminars and meetings, Holland's articles in church magazines, and speeches given to or by the general authorities. Includes requests and other information on committee appointments within the church. Materials date from 1980 to 1989.

Dates: 1980-1981