Harold B. Lee letters

Harold B. Lee letters

Dates: 1969-1973

Photocopies of three letters addressed to Gil Hodges and signed by Harold B. Lee and David O. McKay, presidents of the Mormon Church. The letters concern the sealing of women to their husbands and the ligitimacy of the use of birth control.

  • Extent: 3 items (3 leaves)
  • Creator: Lee, Harold B., 1899-1973. -- McKay, David O. (David Oman), 1873-1970
  • Call Number: MSS SC 1588
  • 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.
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Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Harold B. Lee 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 SC 1588; Harold B. Lee letters; 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 1588, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by Gil Hodges in 1979.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Gil Hodges; 1979.
Subject Terms
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--Doctrines; Birth control--Religious aspects--Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; Correspondence; Material Types; Mormon Church--Presidents--Correspondence; Temple work (Mormon Church)
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Appraisal Information
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).
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Finding Aid Title
Lee (Harold B.) letters
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Morgan Crockett
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-02-09T04:09-0700
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Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Eleventh president of the Mormon Church.

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Curator - 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts