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Brigham Young Academy. Theological Organization

 Organization

Dates

  • Existence: 1876 - 1895

Administrative History

The Theological Organization (1876-1895) was a religious instruction program operated by Brigham Young Academy. The program was later reorganized in the model of an academic department in 1895 as the Department of Theology.

Citation:
Circular of Brigham Young Academy, 1879: p. 3 (Theological Organization; provided daily religious instruction, opening and closing exercises daily, priesthood meetings on Tuesdays, and divine service on Wednesdays)

Brigham Young University, 1975: vol. 1 p. 178 (after first term in 1876-1877, determined theology classes to be mandatory) p. 181 (in 1883, missionary classes added to program curriculum)

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Benjamin Cluff Jr. theological notes

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: UA 191
Scope and Contents

Contains bound notes on theology (240 pages), articles by Cluff, education notes, world situation notes, and titles of library books, 1882-1885.

Dates: 1882-1885

Theological Organization minutes and references

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: UA 238
Scope and Contents

Collection includes theological minutes and references.

Dates: 1879

Theological Organization records

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: UA 192
Scope and Contents

Contains minutes of missionary meetings, started in 1883, to prepare young men to serve as Mormon missionaries, 1889-1891.

Dates: 1889-1891

Theological Organization records

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: UA 193
Scope and Contents

Contains transcripts of the minutes of the general theological class, 1888-1889.

Dates: 1888-1889

Theological Organization records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 228
Scope and Contents

Contains minutes of meetings for the General Theology class and Priesthood meetings held in the Brigham Young Academy.

Dates: 1876-1883