Delbert Barney correspondence
Scope and Contents
Photocopies of Delbert Barney's correspondence with government and ecclesiastical officials. He describes an eye-witness account of the "transfiguration" of the Mormon Church President Brigham Young into the likeness of Joseph Smith in 1844 and discusses Blacks and the Mormon priesthood.
Language of Materials
Materials are in English.
Conditions Governing Access
Open for public research.
Conditions Governing Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Delbert Barney correspondence must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Mormon chaplain in World War II, staunch Democrat, and supporter of Black causes and President Lyndon Baines Johnson.
Donated by Delbert Barney in 1980.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated; Delbert Barney; 1980.
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).
- Register of Delbert Barney correspondence
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- Patsy Shin Hernandez
- 2010 September 3
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- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.