First Presidency letter

First Presidency letter

Dates: 1986 May 29

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.

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.08 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Benson, Ezra Taft. -- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. First Presidency. -- Hinckley, Gordon Bitner, 1910-2008
  • Call Number: MSS 4005
  • 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: Open for public research.
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 First Presidency letter 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 4005; First Presidency letter; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 4005, LTPSC.
Custodial History
This item was in the possession of Lyndon Cook before it was purchased from him by the Harold B. Lee Library Special Collections in 2001.
Acquisition Information
Purchased; Lyndon Cook; 2001.
Related Material
This item is part of the 20th and 21st Century Western and Mormon Archives.
Subject Terms
Church Government; Mormonism (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints); Religion; Provo (Utah)
Genre / Form
Letters
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_MSS4005
Finding Aid Title
First Presidency letter
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Rose Frank
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-05-18T04:23-0600
Finding Aid Language
English
Biographical Info:

Biographical/Historical note

Ezra Taft Benson and Gordon B. Hinckley are members of the First Presidency in 1986, with Ezra Taft Benson as President and Gordon B. Hinckley as a Counsler.



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