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Church Educational System (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints). Department of Seminaries and Institutes of Religion

 Organization

Dates

  • Existence: 1970?-

Administrative History

The Department of Seminaries and Institutes is an administrative unit within the Church Educational System. It is responsible for the seminary and institute religious education programs in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Citation:
nuc86-90489: Presidentes de la Iglesia, 1981 (hdg. on UU rept.: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. Church Educational System. Dept. of Seminaries and Institutes of Religion; usage: Departamento de Seminarios e Institutos de Religión)

notfound: The quest [SR] p1977: label (Department of Seminaries and Institutes of Religion/The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints)

Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

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

 File — Folder: 1
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...
Dates: 1995

Autobiography and biography of Thomas Jarvis Yates

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 6831
Abstract

A photocopy of a family history and autograph book of Thomas Jarvis Yates and his descendants, 1987.

Dates: 1989

J. Wyley Sessions papers on career and full-time church assignments, 1919-1978

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 156 Series 3
Scope and Contents

Contains papers regarding his profession and church service. Includes materials related to missions he served as the president of, his service with the Institute program, his work at Brigham Young University, and other papers regarding his career.

Dates: 1919-1978

J. Wyley Sessions papers on civic activities, 1949-1965

 Series
Identifier: UA 156 Series 4
Scope and Contents

Contains correspondence, notes, and other materials related to civic and business activities by Sessions. Materials date from between 1949 and 1965.

Dates: 1949-1965

J. Wyley Sessions papers on Institutes of Religion, 1927-1976

 Sub-Series
Identifier: UA 156 Series 3 Sub-Series 2
Scope and Contents

Contains correspondence, notes, and other materials related to his service with the Institutes of Religion.

Dates: 1927-1976

J. Wyley Sessions speeches, articles, and notes, date of production not identified

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 156 Series 4
Scope and Contents note

Contains speeches and talks given by him. There are also articles he collected throughout his life, and various other writings.

Dates: date of production not identified

Pacific Board of Education minutes, 1957-1964

 Series — Box: 9, Folder: 2
Identifier: UA 535 Series 11
Scope and Contents

Contains meeting minutes of the Pacific Board of Education, dating from between 1957 and 1964.

Dates: 1957-1964

J. Wyley Sessions papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA 156
Scope and Contents Collection includes handwritten and typewritten correspondence, newsclippings (photocopies), financial reports and budgets, certificates, documents, poems, articles and speeches concerning his education, career, Church assignments, business pursuits, genealogy and personal and family history. Also includes three reel-to-reel audio tapes with memoirs and advice to posterity. Considering the extent, variety and significance of J. Wyley Sessions' activities and vocations the collection is very...
Dates: 1885-1977

J. Wyley Sessions photographs

 Collection — Folder: 3
Identifier: UA 5410
Scope and Contents

Contains photographs of Sessions' family, his mission to South Africa, and his activities with institutes of religions. Materials date from between about 1919 and 1970.

Dates: approximately 1919-1970

Unified Church School System records

 Collection — Box: 10
Identifier: UA 535
Scope and Contents

Includes reports, charts, correspondence and publications of the various schools and units under the Unified Church School System. Only a few of the records apply to Brigham Young University.

Dates: 1939-1965