Stephen L. Richards manuscripts

Stephen L. Richards manuscripts

Dates: 1932

Two typewritten photocopies of an address for the General Conference of the Mormon Church in April 1932, newspaper clippings, and one photocopy of pages 66 and 67 of a General Conference report booklet. Richards attacks dogmatism, intolerance, and bigotry as highly destructive and as enemies of the Mormon faith. The General Conference booklet does not include any kind of information concerning Richards' controversial address.

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.1 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Richards, Stephen L.
  • Call Number: MSS SC 1915
  • 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 public research.
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It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Stephen L. Richards manuscripts 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 1915; Stephen L. Richards manuscripts; 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 1915, LTPSC.
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Subject Terms
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--Apostles; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--Doctrines; Religion; Mormons--Utah--History
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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
Richards (Stephen L.) manuscripts
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Finding aid prepared by Melissa Stephens
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This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-03-02T04:03-0700
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Biographical History

Mormon Apostle.

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Curator - 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts