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Hinckley, Gordon Bitner, 1910-2008

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1910-2008

Biographical History

Gordon Bitner Hinckley (1910-2008) was a Mormon ecclesiastical leader in Utah.

Citation

His Latter-day saint temples, c1937.

His Be thou an example, 1981: t.p. (Gordon B. Hinckley) CIP info. (b. 6/23/10)

Wikipedia, Jan. 27, 2008 (Gordon B. Hinckley; Gordon Bitner Hinckley (June 23, 1910-Jan. 27, 2008); fifteenth president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) from March 12, 1995 until his death; born and died in Salt Lake City, Utah; attended University of Utah)

Found in 6 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

First Presidency letter

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 4005
Scope and Contents Letter of First Presidency (signed by Ezra Taft Benson and Gordon B. Hinckley) to President Morris E. Peterson, Provo Utah East Stake, 29 May 1986. Reports the leaders of the Church agreeing to Peterson's recommendation to dissolve the Provo 40th Ward (singles) in accordance with the recent guidelines for singles wards.
Dates: 1986 May 29

Thomas Edgar Lyon, Sr. collection

 Collection — Folder: 14
Identifier: MSS 2341
Abstract The collection contains: 1. about 320 letters of T. Edgar Lyon to his younger sister, Janette, and her family. 2. a copy of the oral history of T. Edgar Lyon, interviewed by Davis Bitton for the LDS Church Historical Department. 3. T. Edgar Lyon's 1962 dissertation and other publications. 4. additional items relating to Laura Hermana Forsberg and family. 5. microfilm copies of the papers of T. Edgar Lyon (50 reels) from the LDS Church Historical Department. 6. several books read and marked by...
Dates: 1802-1991

Phillip L. Morgan autograph collection

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 3152
Scope and Contents Collection consists of autographed, typewritten letters from General Authorities of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Dates: 1935-1983

Mark Philbrick photographs of Harold B. Lee Library groundbreaking

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 6279
Scope and Contents The collection 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...
Dates: 1996 September 20

Photographs of university trustees

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 830
Scope and Contents Contains thirty-nine black-and-white photographs of presidents of the Board of Trustees of Brigham Young Academy and University; also views of chairmen of the Executive Committee of the Board of Trustees of BYU. Also includes view of Karl G. Maeser's wife, Anna.
Dates: 1875-1975