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Race -- Religious aspects -- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Delbert Barney correspondence

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230315506]
Identifier: MSS SC 1778
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.

Dates: 1936-1980

Correspondence regarding University of Washington's refusal to participate in athletics with Brigham Young University

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197231234706]
Identifier: UA 976
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1970

Letter, Salt Lake City, Utah, to Bishop John M. Whitaker, Sugarhouse, Utah

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230240407]
Identifier: MSS SC 361
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1909

David O. McKay letter

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230237023]
Identifier: MSS SC 264
Scope and Contents

TLS which presents his views on blacks and the Mormon Priesthood in a letter to John E. Denhalter, Jr.

Dates: 1947

Office of the President records on African Americans, 1955-1962

Identifier: UA 1086 Series 4 Sub-Series 51
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1955-1962