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Letters

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 30 Collections and/or Records:

James R. Clark manuscript drafts and book

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197231187722]
Identifier: MSS 1599
Scope and Contents Photocopies of typed and printed official statements of the First Presidency of the Mormon Church between the years 1935 and 1951 as well as a book entitled "Statements of the First Presidency" volume 6. This item was published in 1975 and compiled and autographed by James R. Clark. The statements relate to the church members and hierarchy dealing with Mormon doctrine and theology as well as Mormon Church policy and procedure. The majority of the statements were made between the years 1939...
Dates: 1935-1951

Thomas Alfred Clawson papers

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197232487402]
Identifier: MSS 2289
Abstract The collection contains mostly the correspondence of Bishop Thomas Alfred Clawson from 3 January 1906 - 28 August 1908. Also contains notes relating to lessons on Church History in Sunday School, 1899-1901.
Dates: 1899-1908

First Presidency announcement

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230310572]
Identifier: MSS SC 1301
Scope and Contents Typewritten letter dated December 2, 1889. The letter announces the establishing of Joseph Smith's (1805-1844) birthday (December 23rd) as a holy day of fast and prayer.
Dates: 1889

First Presidency circular

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230340256]
Identifier: MSS 101
Overview The folder contains a printed circular addressed "To the Bishop and the Board of the United Order in Your Ward." The item requests that food and tools be sent to St. George, Utah to assist in the construction of the Mormon temple there. The item was endorsed by Brigham Young, George A. Smith, and Daniel H. Wells.
Dates: 1874

First Presidency letter

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197227642706]
Identifier: MSS 4005
Scope and Contents Letter of First Presidency (signed by Ezra Taft Benson and Gordon B. Hinckley) to President Morris E. Peterson, Provo Utah East Stake, 29 May 1986. Reports the leaders of the Church agreeing to Peterson's recommendation to dissolve the Provo 40th Ward (singles) in accordance with the recent guidelines for singles wards.
Dates: 1986 May 29

First Presidency letter

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230310622]
Identifier: MSS SC 1306
Scope and Contents Photocopy of typewritten letter dated October 31, 1891. The document was addressed to David Moore and solicits money for the completion of the Mormon temple in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Dates: 1891 October 31

First Presidency letter

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 2066
Scope and Contents Typewritten letter addressed "to the Presidents of Stakes and Bishops of Wards" stating that John W. Rigdon; son of early Mormon Church leader, Sidney Ridgon; be given "full and free opportunity to speak to the people in your public gatherings." The item was signed by Joseph Fielding Smith and two other members of the First Presidency.
Dates: 1905

First Presidency letter

 Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230316611]
Identifier: MSS SC 2041
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a typewritten letter signed by Spencer W. Kimball and other members of the First Presidency of the Mormon Church. Letter includes guidelines for local Church authorities when interviewing members for callings, temple recommends, or missionary service. Includes instructions for local leaders to avoid indelicate inquiries into marital relations, as well as an interpretation of oral sex as constituting an unnatural, impure, or unholy practice.
Dates: 1982 January 5

First Presidency letter

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 2157
Scope and Contents Typewritten and signed letter addressed to William Conover of Springville, Utah. The item was signed by George Albert Smith, J. Reuben Clark, and David O. McKay. Conover was informed that the Book of Mormon had been translated into the Tahitian language.
Dates: 1946

First Presidency letter to all mission presidents in foreign areas

 Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233267928]
Identifier: MSS 6067
Abstract Letter to all mission presidents in foreign areas from the First Presidency concerning “purchase of future branch meetinghouse sites in foreign areas,” 1961.
Dates: 1961