Anti-Mormon Literature in Antigua, West Indies

Anti-Mormon Literature in Antigua, West Indies

Dates: 1980-1986

Contains Anti-Mormon literature from the island of Antigua in the West Indies. It comes in the form of pamphlets and newspaper articles. There are also a few written documents in response to anti-Mormon theories and ideas. Materials are dated 1980-1986.

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.01 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Blake, Rex B. (Rex Bevan), 1914-2014
  • Call Number: MSS 8481
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602;
  • Access Restrictions: Open for pubic research.
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It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Anti-Mormon Literature in Antigua, West Indies 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 8481; Anti-Mormon Literature in Antigua, West Indies; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 8481, LTPSC.
Custodial History
The collection was donated by Rex B. Blake.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Rex B. Blake
Subject Terms
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; Religion; Church Government; Mormonism (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints); Mormon Church--Controversial literature; Antigua and Barbuda; Blake, Rex B. (Rex Bevan), 1914-2014
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Processing Information
Processed; Catie Freedman, student manuscript processor, John M. Murphy, curator; 2015.
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).
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Finding Aid Title
Anti-Mormon Literature in Antigua, West Indies
Finding Aid Author
Catie Freedman
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on 2015-04-06 09:58:33 -0600.
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Biographical Info:

Biographical / Historical

Rex. B Blake (1914-2014) was a Mormon missionary, husband, and father.

Rex. B Blake was born on November 1, 1914 in Vineyard, Utah to parents Samuel H. and Annie Bevan Blake. He served a mission to England from 1934-36. He married Zella Harding on January 14, 1938 in Salt Lake City, Utah. Together they had six children. She passed away in 1982 following which he married Ruth Wright Christensen on June 25, 1983 in Provo, Utah. Together they served a mission to the West Indies from 1984-86. While there, Rex was called as the first branch president of the St. John's Branch.

He spent his life serving within the church and throughout the community. He passed away on October 14, 2014 in Provo, Utah where he is buried.

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Curator - 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts