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History Of Latter-Day Saints In Bridger Valley, Wyoming, Jerry F. Twitchell Jan 1959

History Of Latter-Day Saints In Bridger Valley, Wyoming, Jerry F. Twitchell

Theses and Dissertations

The LDS history of Bridger Valley, Wyoming is the name chosen for this project of research into the history of Bridger Valley, Uinta County, Wyoming. This history is intended to cover the settlements in the area.


A Comparative Study And Evaluation Of The Latter-Day Saint And "Fundamentalist" Views Pertaining To The Practice Of Plural Marriage, Dean C. Jessee Jan 1959

A Comparative Study And Evaluation Of The Latter-Day Saint And "Fundamentalist" Views Pertaining To The Practice Of Plural Marriage, Dean C. Jessee

Theses and Dissertations

Since the issuance of the Manifesto by President Wilford Woodruff on September 25, 1890, discontinuing the practice of plural marriage by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, intensive efforts have been made by dissenters to show that authority to practice polygamy has secretly continued to the present day. Claiming that the Church departed from its original teachings when it discontinued the practice of plural marriage and that the Manifesto was adopted merely as an act of appeasement, "fundamentalists" have attempted to show that the doctrine of plural marriage was revealed to the Latter-day Saints as an irrevocable decree ...


A History Of Iosepa, The Utah Polynesian Colony, Dennis H. Atkin Jan 1959

A History Of Iosepa, The Utah Polynesian Colony, Dennis H. Atkin

Theses and Dissertations

The first missionaries of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints went to Hawaii in 1850. As native converts joined the Church, many desired to gather in Utah with converts from other parts of the world, in order to perform Church ordinances in the temples located there. Until about 1870, Hawaiians were prohibited by their government from leaving the Islands permanently. As the laws were relaxed they came to Utah a few at a time with returning missionaries until by 1889 about seventy-five were living in Salt Lake City.

Cultural and social problems arose causing the Church officials to ...


Factors Associated With Attendance At Church Related Activities Of Lds Male Household Heads In Selected Utah Rural Areas, C. Leroy Anderson Jan 1959

Factors Associated With Attendance At Church Related Activities Of Lds Male Household Heads In Selected Utah Rural Areas, C. Leroy Anderson

Theses and Dissertations

This study has two main purposes. First, to develop from theory hypotheses concerning the association between attendance of L.D.S., male household heads at church related activities and certain specific variables; and to test these hypotheses. The second purpose was to test certain other variables, (not related to theory) for association with church attendance of L.D.S., male household heads.

The chi-square test was used to determine whether or not the variables were significantly associated and the coefficient of contingency test to determine to what extent they were related. The .05 level of probability was chosen as the ...