Voices from the Past collection. 1830-1980.

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Voices from the past (Contest). Voices from the Past collection.

Voices from the Past collection. 1830-1980.

Collection contains submissions for a contest held during a BYU Education Week in 1980. It chiefly consists of excerpts from family records such as diaries, genealogy, biographies, and letters of members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints dated from 1830 to 1980.

3 boxes (1.5 linear ft.)

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Latter-day Saints' College (Salt Lake City, Utah)

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The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was formed in 1830 in New York by Joseph Smith, Jr. Its members later migrated to the American West, specifically the Salt Lake Valley in Utah. Shortly after the founding, missionaries were sent out to teach their message. From the guide to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints flannel board missionary discussions, Circa 1950-1970, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections) The documents in this collection span the early year...

Arrington, Leonard J. (Leonard James)

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Leonard J. Arrington was historian of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from 1972 to 1982. The first professional historian and the first noncentral authority to occupy this position. Arrington opened archival resources and presided over an unprecedented era of enlightenment in Mormon scholarship. From the description of Leonard J. Arrington miscellaneous images, circa 1880-196u. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 367935916 Leo Arrington is a black Mormon, a boxer,...

Voices from the past (Contest)

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Voices from the Past originated as a contest in 1980 through the Continuing Education Department at Brigham Young University as a part of Education Week. Notices of the contest were published, inviting people to submit excerpts from family records containing tales of adventure, history, patriotism, and inspiration. Special attention was given to personal records that related to lives of members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints between 1830 and 1980. Entries were re...