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B. H. Roberts Society records

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The B. H. Roberts Society records contain announcements, clippings, and correspondence related to panel discussions and lectures sponsored by the Society. This organization was established in 1980 and is dedicated to the study of timely issues in Mormonism.
 
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John E. Carr papers

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The John E. Carr papers contain an essay describing the author's work in bringing a stone owned by the LDS Church inscribed with the motto What E'er Thou Art, Act Well Thy Part from Scotland to Salt Lake City in 1970.
 
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Rudger Clawson papers

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The Rudger Clawson papers (1870-1943) consists of memoirs, autobiographical accounts, diaries, letter books, loose letters, scrapbooks, newspaper and periodical clippings, printed books and miscellaneous documents. Clawson was born in Salt Lake City a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS) Church. He served a Mission to the Southern States that ended after his companion Joseph Standing was murdered by a mob in Georgia. Clawson practiced polygamy and was the first Mormon to be imprisoned for just over three years for the practice. After his release from prison he became the Stake President for the Box Elder Stake for the LDS Church. Then as an apostle in the Council of the Twelve Apostles which he did for 45 years until his death on 21 June 1943 at the age of 86.
 
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Isaac Blair Evans papers

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The Isaac Blair Evans papers (1911-1913) consist of a manuscript, research notes, and assorted materials.
 
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George P. Lee papers [photocopies]

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The George P. Lee papers consist of two photocopied letters from Lee, a member of the LDS Church's First Council of Seventy, to the First Presidency accusing Mormon Church leaders of a "silent, subtle scriptural and spiritual slaughter" of the Lamanites, or Native Americans. The letters are accompanied by photocopies of newspaper clippings discussing the controversy. George P. Lee is a Navajo and a former general authority in the LDS Church. He was excommunicated in 1989 for accusing Mormon Church leaders of racism toward Native Americans.

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