Race -- Religious aspects -- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Delbert Barney correspondence
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.
Correspondence regarding University of Washington's refusal to participate in athletics with Brigham Young University
Two bound copies of a letter sent by Dr. John R. Hogness concerning the University of Washintgon's refusal to participate in athletic competition with Brigham Young University because of racial policies.
Letter, Salt Lake City, Utah, to Bishop John M. Whitaker, Sugarhouse, Utah
TLS which relates the remarks of Brigham Young, George Q. Cannon and Lorenzo Snow in reference to blacks and the priesthood. Also includes shorthand notes on the last page by John M. Whitaker.
David O. McKay letter
TLS which presents his views on blacks and the Mormon Priesthood in a letter to John E. Denhalter, Jr.
Office of the President records on African Americans, 1955-1962
Contians news clippings, letters and memos discussing the position of black students at BYU and members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Dated 1955 to 1962.