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Monson, Thomas S., 1927-2018



  • Existence: 1927 - 2018

Biographical History

Thomas S. Monson (1927-2018) was the sixteenth president of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, serving from 2008-2018.

His Pathways to perfection, 1973.

Wikipedia WWW site, February 12, 2008 (under Thomas S. Monson: Thomas Spencer Monson; born August 21, 1927, Salt Lake City, Utah; became 16th president of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, February 3, 2008)

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, via WWW, Dec. 12, 2012 (served in the U.S. Navy during WWII; B.S., Business, University of Utah, 1948; M.B.A., Brigham Young University; worked for the Deseret News, served as president of the Canadian Mission, 1959-1962; became a general authority in the L.D.S. Church in 1963; lives in Salt Lake with his wife)

Deseret News, via WWW, January 3, 2017 (Thomas S. Monson, 1927-2018; President Thomas S. Monson, 16th prophet of the LDS Church, dies after a lifetime spent going 'to the rescue'; died on Tuesday, January 2, 2018 in his Salt Lake City home at age 90; born August 21, 1927 in Salt Lake City; he was an LDS bishop at age 22 and president of the faith's Canadian Mission at age 31; he was ordained an apostle of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on October 4, 1963)

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Brigham Young University photographs

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 3244
Scope and Contents

Collection documents people, places, and topics related to Brigham Young University between 1968 and 1994. Subjects include: theatre arts, mountain scenery, music, Festival of Life, parades, sports, football, ballet, running, basketball, Ezra Taft Benson, Dallin H. Oaks, Jeffrey R. Holland, Thomas S. Monson, Gordon B. Hinckley, Spencer W. Kimball, Henry B. Eyring, Boyd K. Packer, Neal A. Maxwell, Howard W. Hunter, Hugh Nibley, and N. Eldon Tanner.

Dates: approximately 1968-1994

Thomas S. Monson letter and Mormon missionary pamphlets for Daniel Ludlow

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 6121

This collection is a letter from Thomas S. Monson to Daniel Ludlow, dated 1967, explaining that the contents are LDS missionary pamphlets compiled over time by the Deseret News Press. Most of the pamphlets are undated, but the collection seems to be circa 1950-1967.

Dates: approximately 1950-1967

Mark Philbrick photographs of Harold B. Lee Library groundbreaking

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 6279
Scope and Contents Contains Mark Philbrick's photographs of the Harold B. Lee Library groundbreaking ceremony at Brigham Young University Campus, which took place September 20, 1996. Included are photos of the journey to the groundbreaking ceremony, the entire ceremony, close-ups of the speakers and audience, the actual groundbreaking, and close-ups of the First Presidency and others with shovels in hand. There are also photos of a luncheon held in honor of the event, and Presidents Hinckley's address there....
Dates: 1996 September 20