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Letter to all mission presidents in foreign areas

Letter to all mission presidents in foreign areas

Dates: 1961

Letter to all mission presidents in foreign areas from the First Presidency concerning “purchase of future branch meetinghouse sites in foreign areas,” 1961.

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.01 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. First Presidency
  • Call Number: MSS 6067
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th 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.
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 the letter to all mission presidents in foreign areas 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 6067; Letter to all mission presidents in foreign areas; 20th and 21st Century Western and Mormon Americana; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 6067, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Purchased by Peter Crawley in 1987.
Acquisition Information
Purchased; Peter Crawley; 1987.
Separated Material
Separated in 2008 from other materials purchased from Peter Crawley in 1987.
Subject Terms
Brown, Hugh B., 1883-1975; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. First Presidency--Correspondence; Clark, J. Reuben (Joshua Reuben), 1871-1961; McKay, David O. (David Oman), 1873-1970; Religion; Missions and Missionaries; Mormonism (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints)
Genre / Form
Letters
Processing Information
Processed; Melissa Cowles, student processor and John Murphy, curator; 2008.
Appraisal Information
20th and 21st Century Western and Mormon Americana because it deals with Mormon missions.
Finding Aid ID Number
UPB_MSS6067
Finding Aid Title
Letter to all mission presidents in foreign areas
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Melissa Cowles, student processor and John Murphy, curator
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2011-05-23T14:44-0600
Finding Aid Language
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.
Biographical Info:

Administrative History

The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is in charge of all the affairs of the church.

The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is located in Salt Lake City, Utah, and heads all affairs of the church, including foreign missions. At the time of this letter, the First Presidency wanted to make sure that foreign mission presidents knew their responsibilities concerning the purchasing of land for branch meetinghouses. The First Presidency at the time of this letter was Presdient David O. McKay, with his counselors J. Reuben Clark Jr., Henry D. Moyle, and Hugh B. Brown.



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John Murphy
Curator - 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts
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