First Presidency letter

First Presidency letter

Dates: 1905

Typewritten letter addressed "to the Presidents of Stakes and Bishops of Wards" stating that John W. Rigdon; son of early Mormon Church leader, Sidney Ridgon; be given "full and free opportunity to speak to the people in your public gatherings." The item was signed by Joseph Fielding Smith and two other members of the First Presidency.

  • Extent: 1 item (1 p.)
  • Creator: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. First Presidency
  • Call Number: MSS SC 2066
  • 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
Materials are in English.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from First Presidency letter 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 2066; First Presidency letter; 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 2066, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by Doug R. Benson in 1983.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Doug R. Benson; 1983.
Subject Terms
Rigdon, John Wickliffe, 1830-1912; Smith, Joseph F. (Joseph Fielding), 1838-1918; Church Government; Mormonism (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints); Religion; Mormon Church--Presidents--Correspondence
Genre / Form
Letters
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).
Finding Aid ID Number
UPB_MSSSC2066
Finding Aid Title
First Presidency letter
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Elisa Visick
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2010-10-05T08:27-0600
Finding Aid Language
English
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Organization at the head of the Mormon Church led by the Mormon Church President, Joseph Fielding Smith (1838-1918).



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