Marriage -- Religious aspects -- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
Collection contains research materials and manuscripts for the Unofficial Manual for Bishops' wives, which includes articles, surveys, and correspondence. The collection also includes Adams' personal journals. Materials dated 1968-2011.
Handwritten and signed letter, dated October 19, 1877, written in Salt Lake City, Utah, and addressed to Brigham Young, second president of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Gardiner writes that she has prayed and received a dream. She desires to be sealed to a good man.
Photocopy of a typewritten pamphlet on how Mormon women can get and keep a good husband. Reid suggests these young women do such things as smile a lot and flatter their boyfriends.
Handwritten and signed letter, dated 5 Feb. 1873, and addressed to Brigham Young, second president of the Mormon Church. Reynolds writes about his concerns for the state of the Salt Lake Theatre.
Letter to Frank S. Bellings of 17 Feb. 1905 discussing the marriage customs and sexual practices of Mormons, especially referring to the basic principles of celestial or polygamous marriage. Bellings was doing research for a book on ethics and morality. Apparently, his research was never published in book form.