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Ex-church members -- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints -- History

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Mormon media coverage collection

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197225546867]
Identifier: MSS 3288
Abstract Nine files containing miscellaneous material from newspapers and other sources on the LDS Church--mostly negative publicity. Includes articles on LDS prophet Ezra Taft Benson's dissident son, Steve Benson; Bo Gritz, ultra-conservative Mormon presidential candidate; Ervil LeBaron's Mormon break-off church, called the Church of the First Born of the Lamb of God; several letters written to CAN (Cult Awareness Network) by Mormon dissidents; polygamists in Colorado City; Clarence St. Pier Leake, who...
Dates: approximately 1980-1992

September Six collection

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230344134]
Identifier: MSS 170
Scope and Contents Photocopies of newspaper articles and clippings. The items relate to the "September Six," five of whom were excommunicated and one was disfellowshiped from the Mormon Church in September of 1993. Included in the list of those excommunicated are Paul Toscano, Lavina Anderson, and D. Michael Quinn. One of Lavina Anderson's letters is in the collection. Also included are items relating to the subsequent request of Steve Benson to have his name removed from membership in the Mormon Church after...
Dates: 1993