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Church work -- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

Bureau of Church Studies statistical studies

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197227331219]
Identifier: UA 402
Scope and Contents

Contains two statistical studies concerning member growth of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church university needs, and other statistical information.

Dates: approximately 1957-1962

Charles Ora Card correspondence, 1884-1906

Identifier: MSS 1543 Series 2
Scope and Contents

Contains correspondence in the form of letters predominately written to Zina Presendia Young Williams Card by Charles Ora Card and Oliver Boardman Huntington. The dates on the letters range from 1884 to 1906 and the locations from which the letters were sent include Cardston, Canada; Logan, Utah; and Springville, Utah. Includes topics of family, business enterprises, and work within the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Dates: 1884-1906

Peter G. Czerny collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 8663
Scope and Contents

Contains 16 and 35mm release prints and answer prints of and relating to the LDS Motion Picture Studios (and the BYU Motion Picture Studios) from approximately 1930-1985. The films were created for educational, missionary-related, and other purposes. They describe the cultural and religious history of the Mormon faith in the 19th and 20th centuries.

Dates: approximately 1930-1985

John Orval Ellsworth papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1558
Scope and Contents

Collection contains the journals, correspondence, and ephemera of John Orval Ellsworth. There are eighty-nine journals dating from 1911 to 1974. The collection deals with his work with the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, agriculture in the Western United States, university life, and the Ellsworth family. The collection also contains church records, genealogical records, and Ellsworth family materials. The collection dates from 1911 to 1974.

Dates: 1911-1974

LaVorn and Beatrice Sparks mission papers, approximately 1986-1990

Identifier: MSS 2224 Series 4
Scope and Contents Materials include papers from the Sparks' time as missionaries working in the Family-to-Family Book of Mormon program. In addition to their missionary work they purchased Books of Mormon and distributed them with their testimonies pasted in the cover to many international missions. There are responses regarding their Book of Mormon donations from recipients, missionaries, and mission presidents. The responses are both personal and adminstrative in nature. Dates range approximately...
Dates: Other: approximately 1986-1990

Lorin Farrar Wheelwright religious papers, circa 1952-1977

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 3164 Series 5
Scope and Contents Contains Wheelwright's religious papers, circa 1952-1964. This includes Wheelwright's Sunday School General Board activities, Instructor activities, stake and ward leadership callings, and lesson outlines. The Sunday School General Board activities include conventions, correspondences, and conferences concerning teaching. The Instructor was a Mormon magazine production in which Wheelwright collected and had dealings of correspondences, manuscripts, and reports with The Church of Jesus...
Dates: circa 1952-1977

Ruth Makinson poems

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230307842]
Identifier: MSS SC 996
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of thirteen poems in two folders. The poems express attitudes and thoughts on moral and spiritual values.

Dates: circa 1975-1978

Marva Genevieve Stevens Allen journals, 1951-2010, bulk: bulk 1971-2010

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 8819 Series 1
Scope and Contents

Contains journals written by Marva Genevieve Stevens Allen. The journals from 1989 to 2000 contain daily accounts of Marva's personal life. Journals written before and after those dates do not have as many entries and are nonconsecutive. Entries include stories that involve family members, friends, service, church meetings, and work, and are mostly set in Utah. Dated 1951-2010, bulk 1971-2010.

Dates: 1951-2010; Majority of material found within 1971-2010

Missionary folklore : the call, the opening, and the very beginning / Lindsay Williams, 2012

 Item — Box 379: [Barcode: 31197233609558], Folder: 9
Identifier: FA 1 Item 4768
Scope and Contents

Paper discusses the various steps in receiving and going on a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Paper was turned in by BYU student Lindsay Williams a student of Eric Eliason in 2012.

Dates: 2012

Office of the President records on Church organizations , 1965

Identifier: UA 1086 Series 8 Sub-Series 7
Scope and Contents

Contains letters and memos between President Wilkinson and leaders of the Church discussing Church organizations and BYU issues. Also contains reports on activities of church organizations such as missions and auxiliaries. Dated 1964-1965.

Dates: 1965