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Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Brigham Young University 1st Ward (Provo, Utah)

 Organization

Dates

  • Existence: 1956-1973

Administrative History

The Brigham Young University 1st Ward was an ecclesiastical unit for Brigham Young University students that began in 1956 in Provo, Utah. The ward began as the Brigham Young University 1st Ward in the Brigham Young University Stake with the first bishop being Russell D. Lewis and Antone K. Romney as the first stake president. On April 17, 1960, Brigham Young University expanded to three stakes and Brigham Young University 1st Ward was placed in the Brigham Young University 3rd Stake. In approximately 1961, Rulon Gerald Craven was sustained as the bishop of the Brigham Young University 1st Ward. On June 1, 1964, the Brigham Young University 1st Ward was made part of the newly formed Brigham Young University 6th Stake. In 1965, Robert Ernest Parsons was sustained as bishop of the Brigham Young University 1st Ward. In approximately 1968, Alvin H. Price was sustained as bishop of the Brigham Young University 1st Ward.

Citation

Brigham Young University 1st Branch quarterly historical reports, approximately 1956-1977 (Brigham Young University 1st Ward was organized on 8 January 1956 as part of the newly formed Brigham Young University Stake in Provo, Utah; first bishop was Russell D. Lewis; on 17 April 1960 the 1st Ward was moved to the newly formed BYU 3rd Stake; on 1 June 1964 the 1st Ward was moved to the 6th Stake; in 1973 the 1st Ward was renamed the Brigham Young University 1st Branch)

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Brigham Young University 1st Branch quarterly historical reports

 Item — oversize: 1
Identifier: MSS 9011
Scope and Contents Contains historical reports of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Brigham Young University 1st Branch (Provo, Utah), the first student branch at Brigham Young University. Descibes the Branch's activities, callings and releases. Includes lists of sustainings and releases, lists of all the Branch's callings, and quarterly reports. Also covers the history of the Brigham Young Universty First Branch from approximately 1956-1977, including being twice reassigned to a different stake,...
Dates: approximately 1956-1977