Lloyd Oscar Ivie and Heber J. Grant letters

Lloyd Oscar Ivie and Heber J. Grant letters

Dates: 1921-1923

96 letters between Japanese Mission President Lloyd Oscar Ivie and President Heber J. Grant, dated February 1921 through December 1923. Photocopies of each letter included. The collection also includes three telegrams to Tokyo, and the floor plan of the mission home in Tokyo.

  • Extent: 1 half box (0.25 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Grant, Heber J. (Heber Jeddy), 1856-1945. -- Ivie, Lloyd Oscar, 1890-1967
  • Call Number: MSS 3950
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84606; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
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It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the Lloyd Oscar Ivie and Heber J. Grant letters 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 3950; Lloyd Oscar Ivie and Heber J. Grant letters; 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 3950, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by William Elbert Ivie in 1991.
Acquisition Information
Donated; William Elbert Ivie; 1991.
Related Material
MSS 871 Ivie, Lloyd Oscar, 1890-1967 Diaries, 1910-1914. Handwritten diaries. Ivie writes about his daily activities while serving on a mission to Japan for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. MSS 3949 Lloyd Oscar Ivie Records, 1911-1924. Financial records, photographs, personal notes, papers from Lloyd O. Ivie’s service as Japanese Mission President.
Subject Terms
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--Missions--Japan--History--20th century; Correspondence; Material Types
Processing Information
Processed; H. Christine Broomhead; 25 May 2007.
Appraisal Information
LDS cultural, social, and religious history (Collection development policy of 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts, August 2007).
Finding Aid ID Number
Finding Aid Title
Ivie (Lloyd Oscar) and Heber J. Grant letters
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by H. Christine Broomhead and Karen Glenn, student processors; John Murphy, curator
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2010-10-07T15:37-0600
Finding Aid Language
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Lloyd Oscar Ivie (1890-1967) was the President of the Japan Mission.

Lloyd Oscar Ivie was born to James Oscar Ivie and Annie Catherine Mortensen on October 9, 1890 in Salina, Sevier County, Utah. He served his first mission to Japan circa 1909-1914. He married Nora Blamires on December 24, 1920 in Salt Lake City, Utah. He was the President of the Japan Mission circa 1921-1924. Some of his children were born during his second mission. In all, Lloyd and Nora Ivie had six children: Ruth Tomoe (1921-1948), Janet Chie (1923-1924) and four still recorded as living in 2007. Lloyd Oscar Ivie passed away on May 7, 1967 in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Biographical History

Heber Jeddy Grant was born 22 November 1856 in Salt Lake City, Utah. In 1901 he was sent to open and run the Japanese mission of the LDS church until 1903, and then he presided over the British and European missions. He became the 7th president of the LDS church in 1918, succeeding Joseph F. Smith. His administration was most well known for enforcing the church's manifesto on plural marriage. Heber died 14 May, 1945 in Salt Lake City, Utah.

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