First Presidency letter

First Presidency letter

Dates: 1946

Typewritten and signed letter addressed to William Conover of Springville, Utah. The item was signed by George Albert Smith, J. Reuben Clark, and David O. McKay. Conover was informed that the Book of Mormon had been translated into the Tahitian language.

  • Extent: 1 item (1 p.)
  • Creator: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. First Presidency
  • Call Number: MSS SC 2157
  • 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 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 2157; 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 2157, LTPSC.
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Subject Terms
Clark, J. Reuben (Joshua Reuben), 1871-1961; Conover, William H.; McKay, David O. (David Oman), 1873-1970; Smith, George Albert, 1870-1951; Church Government; Mormonism (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints); Religion; Mormon Church--Presidents--Correspondence
Genre / Form
Book of Mormon
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
First Presidency letter
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Finding aid prepared by Elisa Visick
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Organization at the head of the Mormon Church.

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Curator - 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts