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Challenge to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints

Challenge to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints

Dates: 1974

This collection consists of a list of demands made by a group of Indian activists to the Mormon Church. It charges that the Mormon missionary efforts among the Indians is an attempt to "brainwash" and is aimed at "destroying" the Indian "culture and heritage." Its demands include composing the Mormon Church "Board" of 76% Indians so that matters relating to the Indians would be resolved favorably to them. Also demanded was the payment of one million dollars annually to the Indians for the next ten years.

  • Extent: 1 item (1 p.)(0.05 linear ft.)
  • Call Number: MSS SC 869
  • 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 Challenge to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints 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 869; Challenge to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints; 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 869, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated in 1974.
Acquisition Information
Donated; 1974.
Subject Terms
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; Religion; Church work with Indians--Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; Civil Procedure and Courts; Indians of North America--Claims; Missions and Missionaries; Mormonism (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints); Mormons; Politics, Government, and Law
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_MSSSC869
Finding Aid Title
Challenge to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Benjamin Sipes
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2010-10-05T08:37-0600
Finding Aid Language
English


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John Murphy
Curator - 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts
john_m_murphy@byu.edu