University Council met at 8 p.m. Prayer by President [George H.] Brimhall. 13 present. President Brimhall reported that he had been invited to a meeting of the First Presidency and Apostles to listen to an article prepared by Apostle O[rson]. F. Whitney under instruction from the First Presidency on the origi[ne] of the physical man. The purpose of the meeting of the Council was to discuss this topic as he desired the views of the council upon it.
[Brigham Young University Faculty Minutes, as quoted in Minutes of the Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1910-1951, Privately Published, Salt Lake City, Utah 2010]