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Education -- Utah -- History -- Sources

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:

Latter-day Church High School Athletic Association constitution

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197232490331]
Identifier: MSS 652
Scope and Contents

Typewritten constitution written to establish guidelines for the purpose, organization, and function of the organization. The members included twelve academies in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Dates: approximately 1915

Letter, Great Salt Lake City [Utah], to Rose Canfield, Weber [Utah]

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230320019]
Identifier: MSS SC 2164
Scope and Contents

Addressed to a teacher in Weber County. Mentions his early knowledge that God had a use for him and comments on the relative worth of being practical-minded and having book learning. Encourages practical education. He notes that he wrote the letter "with my own hand". Typed transcript included.

Dates: 1869

John Rockey Park diary

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 638
Scope and Contents

Typescript of a diary with handwritten corrections. Also included are photocopies of the handwritten original diary. Park writes about visits to the University of Deseret by leaders of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints including Brigham Young and Orson Pratt, tells about hiring Karl G. Maeser, and describes educational financing and the nature of education in Utah.

Dates: 1869-1886

Mildred E. Randall letter to Brigham Young

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233287546]
Identifier: Vault MSS 194
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed letter, dated 6 April 1867, and addressed to Brigham Young, the second president of the Mormon Church. Randall writes to Young concerning the terms under which she would teach in his school.

Dates: 1867 April 6

A resolution creating the office of superintendent of common schools

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230321991]
Identifier: MSS SC 2369
Scope and Contents

Handwritten legislative resolution passed by the Utah territorial legislature on 4 Oct. 1851. The item was signed by Brigham Young (1801-1877), "Governor;" Willard Richards (1804-1854), "President of the Council;" and William W. Phelps (1792-1872), "Speaker of the House of Rep." The measure establishes the office of school superintendent in the schools of the Utah territory.

Dates: 1851

Wilford Woodruff letter

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 1376
Scope and Contents

Typed and signed letter addressed to the Weber Stake of the Mormon Church in Utah. The item gives instructions for the forming of a "Board of Education" and a "Stake Academy" in each stake of the church to provide affordable education that will teach the "principles of salvation."

Dates: 1888