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Ruth Witt Furr papers concerning the demolition of the Wasatch Stake Tabernacle

Ruth Witt Furr papers concerning the demolition of the Wasatch Stake Tabernacle

Dates: 1964-1965

Ruth Witt Furr papers concerning the attempt at preservation of the Wasatch Stake Tabernacle (also called the Heber Tabernacle, the Wasatch Stakehouse, and the Heber Stakehouse). Contents include newspaper clippings, issues by the stake presidency, petitions, journal entries, and correspondence. The debate was bitter and lasted from April 1964 to February 1965.

  • Extent: 1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Furr, Ruth Witt
  • Call Number: MSS 6095
  • 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 Ruth Witt Furr papers concerning the demolition of the Wasatch Stake Tabernacle 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 6095; Ruth Witt Furr papers concerning the demolition of the Wasatch Stake Tabernacle; 20th Century Western and Mormon Americana; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 6095, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated to the library by the creator.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Ruth Witt Furr; July 1989.
Related Material
Save the Tabernacle. Available at L. Tom Perry Special Collections. BX 8608 .A1a no.215. "Save the Heber Tabernacle." Available at L. Tom Perry Special Collections. 082 A1a no.195.
Subject Terms
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--Utah--Wasatch County--History; Maxwell, Neal A.--Correspondence; Church Government; Mormonism (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints); Mormon tabernacles--Utah--Heber City
Genre / Form
Scrapbooks
Processing Information
Processed; H. Christine Swindler and John M. Murphy; 17 March 2008.
Appraisal Information
Utah and American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).
Finding Aid ID Number
UBP_MSS6095
Finding Aid Title
Furr (Ruth Witt) papers concerning the demolition of the Wasatch Stake Tabernacle
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by H. Christine Swindler
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-07-08T11:04-0600
Finding Aid Language
English


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