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

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

Heber J. Grant statements

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230317163]
Identifier: MSS SC 1894
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a 1922 newsclipping concerning political affiliations of the Mormon Church and its members. The Church was not officially aligned politically. The other item is typed, undated, and relates to the conferring of the priesthood in the Mormon Church. Each item is endorsed by Heber J. Grant and the other members of the First Presidency of the Mormon Church.

Dates: approximately 1922-1930

David John diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 21
Scope and Contents Materials include five volumes of handwritten diaries kept by John from 1856 until his death in 1908. Contents include an autobiographical sketch, descriptions of migration to Utah, missions served in Wales and Great Britain, arrest, trial, and imprisonment for polygamy, and experiences while serving in various religious or political capacities. Includes information pertaining to ordinations, blessings, and speeches given, letters sent or received, and dreams or visions received. Volumes 1-4...
Dates: 1856-1951; Majority of material found within 1856-1908

Elisha Jones papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 2870
Scope and Contents Includes diary, notebook, and lecture report. Diary begins with ten-page reminiscence, 1858. Sporadic diary entries are dated 1858-1879. Notes, some dating as late as 1885 (after Elisha's death), interspersed throughout volume. Volume also includes two pages of minutes to a high priest's quorum meeting, 23 October 1860, presumably held in Sanpete County; and several pages listing family names. Notebook, without covers, contains financial entries dated about 1872-1880. Last item is a...
Dates: 1858-1880

Latter-day Saint priesthood class minutes

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197231027415]
Identifier: UA 71
Scope and Contents

Collection includes bound carbon copy of typescript copy of the minutes of class meetings and list of quorum members.

Dates: 1894-1897

Latter-day Saint priesthood records of Brigham Young Academy

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 70
Scope and Contents

Collection includes bound typescript copy and bound carbon copy of typescript copy of Church priesthood meetings and lists of ordinances performed. James E. Talmage was clerk. Typescript copies from p. 75 to 123 of original.

Dates: 1879-1881

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

Maureen Ursenbach Beecher journal drafts and paper manuscripts, 1975-1996

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1979 Series 1
Scope and Contents Contains journal and manuscript drafts collected by Beecher. Includes manuscripts for the Association of Mormon Letters, drafts for Sisters in Spirit and New Views of Mormon History, bibliographies, screenplays, and related correspondence and other materials. Also contains various journals and pamphlets including issues of The Creative Woman, Sunstone, Ensign, and BYU Today. Includes various life histories, including records on Duncan McArthur and his wives and Leonard Arrington. Topics...
Dates: 1975-1996

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

Charles W. Penrose papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 680
Scope and Contents Collection includes a photo of Penrose's home in Farmington, Utah; handwritten and typed poetry by Charles W. Penrose, generally on spiritual topics (but including a sweet acrostic for his wife Lucetta, with transcription); letters written by Charles to William S. Paine (about Moses Thatcher), Cassie Donahoo, and daughter Lucile; printed pamphlets written by Penrose and others on Gospel topics (basic Church doctrine, the plan of salvation, the Second Coming of Christ, the priesthood and...
Dates: 1861-1966

Receipts of Priesthood ordinations at the Brigham Young Academy

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197231011948]
Identifier: UA 362
Scope and Contents

Contains receipts of Priesthood ordinations performed while at the Academy. Many ordinations performed by President George Brimhall, and Joseph Keeler, Director of Theological Work.

Dates: 1901-1911