Mormon Church -- Anniversaries, etc.
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Speeches recorded on a river tour entitled "Roots of Mormonism: Upper Mississippi Cruise", offered by BYU Travel Study, highlighting Mormon historical sites in the Mississippi River region. Speeches relate to Mormon history, Mississippi River history, and Mark Twain. Also includes recordings of riverboat music; guided tours; firesides; and the musical, "The City of Joseph." Includes speeches by Jeffrey R. Holland, Dallin H. Oaks, Bruce C. Hafen, and others.
Musical scores, narrative scripts, a printed program, and poetry. Many of the materials relate to the Cavalcade of Mormon Music Pageant. This pageant was presented by the Los Angeles Stake of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and is a musical story of Mormon pioneers. Also included is music relating to The Grubstake, Leisure Lines, and The Concertmaster: A Make Believe T.V.
Script of pageant calls for a narrator and four characters: Father Adam, Moses, Daniel, and Joseph Smith, each of whom gives a brief synopsis of his life. Each of these prophets tells his own story as found in Mormon scriptures. Roberts wrote this pageant for his Mormon High Priest's Quorum in refutation of the Darwinian theory of evolution.
Photocopy of a typewritten "pageant." The item depicts scenes in the life of Martha Smith Harris. She was the daughter of Hyrum Smith (1800-1844), the brother of the first president of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Joseph Smith (1805-1844).