LDS church library meetinghouse library

LDS church library meetinghouse library

Dates: approximently 1970-1990

This collection includes a sampling of the components of the standard or model library, including filmstrips, film projectors, picture boards or illustrations, audio tapes, and other visual aids. This is a sampling from two different stakes representing an LDS Church library, circa 1970s-1990s.

  • Extent: 3 items (unboxed). -- 53 boxes (81.5 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
  • Call Number: MSS 2589
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Preliminarily processed; access with permission from the Supervisor of Reference Services of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections.
Languages and Scripts
English
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from LDS church library meetinghouse library must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS 2589; LDS church library meetinghouse library; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 2589, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated to the L. Tom Perry Special Collections, by way of Brad Westwood, by the Hobblecreek West Stake and West Mapleton Stake in Utah, in 2003.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Hobblecreek West Stake and West Mapleton Stake, Utah; 2003.
Other Finding Aids
Box-level inventory available online. http://files.lib.byu.edu/ead/XML/MSS2589.xml
Subject Terms
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--Doctrines--Audio-visual aids; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--Libraries--History--Sources; Church Educational System; Mormonism (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints); Religion
Genre / Form
Audio-visual materials; Audiotapes; Prints; Videotapes
Appraisal Information
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).
Finding Aid ID Number
UPB_MSS2589
Finding Aid Title
LDS church library meetinghouse library
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Andrea Wyss
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-07-08T11:43-0600
Finding Aid Language
English
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Meetinghouse Library Program was instituted in 1968 when the First Presidency directed that every meetinghouse should have a library where teaching materials and equipment could be available for the use of gospel teaching and study. Includes filmstrips, film projectors, pictures, audio tapes, and other visual aids.



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John Murphy
Curator - 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts
john_m_murphy@byu.edu