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McConkie, Bruce R.


biographical statement

Smith, J. F. Doctrines of salvation, c1954

His The mortal Messiah, 1980: t.p. (Bruce R. McConkie) CIP data sheet (Bruce Redd McConkie)

His A new witness for the Articles of Faith, 1985: CIP t.p. (Bruce R. McConkie) data sheet (d. 1985)

Wikipedia, website viewed 23 February 2011 (Bruce R. McConkie, Bruce Redd McConkie, b. July 29, 1915 in Ann Arbor, Michigan; died April 19, 1985 (aged 69) in Salt Lake City, Utah; LDS Church Apostle, October 12, 1972-April 19, 1985; LDS First Council of the Seventy, October 6, 1946-October 12, 1972; BA and JD from University of Utah; spent childhood in Monticello, Utah, Salt Lake City, and Ann Arbor, Michigan; LDS mission to the Eastern States Mission; participated in the first Hill Cumorah Pageant in 1936; noted LDS doctrinal author; Presided over the Southern Australian Mission of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; poet)

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Francis W. Kirkham letters

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230310531]
Identifier: MSS SC 1311
Scope and Contents

Four typed and signed letters by Mormon Church leaders Ezra Taft Benson (1943), Bruce R. McConkie (1960), LeGrand Richards (1958), and J. Reuben Clark (1948), addressed to Francis W. Kirkham in Utah. Benson mentions visiting a number of "cooperatives,' McConkie expresses appreciation for a book received, Richards talks about the gathering of the Jews to Israel, and Clark speaks of his intention to write a book on the life of the Savior.

Dates: 1943-1960

McConkie, Bruce R., 1974-1995

 File — Carton 20: Series 2 [Barcode: 31197233630612], Folder: 28-29
Identifier: UA 5395 Series 2 Sub-Series 5

Bruce R. McConkie letter

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230321942]
Identifier: MSS SC 2335
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of handwritten and signed letters. Thomas B. McAffee, articles editor of the Law Review for University of Utah College of Law, writes a letter requesting information on the Mormon Church's position on capital punishment. His inquiry was answered by Bruce R. McConkie who stated that the law of "Blood Atonement" was never practiced by the Mormon Church, and the church supports the local secular laws on the matter of capital punishment.

Dates: 1978

Bruce R. McConkie speech

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230311976]
Identifier: MSS SC 1479
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of typed speech by Bruce R. McConkie entitled "All are alike unto God." McConkie talks of teaching Mormon doctrine to every nation on earth and bringing as many people as possible unto the Lord.

Dates: 1979

Phillip L. Morgan autograph collection

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197225527180]
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

Notes on McConkie address

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230317056]
Identifier: MSS SC 1908
Scope and Contents

Typewritten notes taken during a talk by Bruce R. McConkie on October 31, 1981. The notes were compiled by Jay Bell. The essential theme of the talk is the Godhead.

Dates: 1981 October 31

Eric Snow collection on LaMar Berrett

Identifier: MSS 8824
Scope and Contents

Collection contains materials pertaining to or collected by LaMar Berrett. Includes minutes from meetings at Brigham Young University which Berrett attended between 1967-1969, primary and secondary source documents pertaining to his research in Mormon history, and materials pertaining to his career as a religion professor at BYU including syllabi, textbooks, and lesson plans. Materials dated between 1843-1991.

Dates: 1843-1991; Majority of material found within 1940-1979

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Collection 6
Archival Object 2
Church Government 3
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints 3
Letters 3
Speeches, addresses, etc., American 2
Autographs 1