Abstract

This work is presented for the purpose of contributing to a more accurate understanding of woman's place in the philosophy of Mormonism, and as a basis for further study on this problem.

The writer has not attempted to prove any particular hypothesis regarding Mormon women but has presented data which give an historical account of woman's status in the Church and among Mormon people during the first fifteen years of the organization of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

The writer does not claim to have made any particularly new discoveries regarding Mormon women but rather to have brought together a considerable quantity of material in which can be seen a little more clearly than heretofore the factors which have influenced woman's status in Mormon philosophy.

Degree

MA

College and Department

David O. McKay School of Education; Teacher Education

Rights

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Date Submitted

1942

Document Type

Thesis

Handle

http://hdl.lib.byu.edu/1877/etdm417

Keywords

Mormon women, Mormon Church, History, 1830-1846, Relief Society, Polygamy, Mormons, Education

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