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Abrahamic era newspapers

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 4213
Scrapbook of newspaper clippings about 19th century archaeological and geological discoveries in Assyria and Babylon. There are articles about spouting caves, laws before Moses’ time, inscriptions of Nebuchadnezzar, sun worship, Babylonian inscriptions, Babylon’s 5000-year-old temple library, discovery of papyrus with more of Christ’s teachings, lake dwellers of Venezuela, turquoise mines of Persia, “Cabbala” Jews, Turkish medical superstitions, Hindu burials, astrology and an Egyptian fairy tale.

Publications with clips in this collection are the Sunday School Times, Popular Science News, The Literary Digest, The Chicago Times-Herald, Christian Herald, Collier’s Weekly and Scientific American Supplement.

Dates

  • 1892-1897

Conditions Governing Access

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Abrahamic era newspapers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Extent

1 oversize folder (1.66 linear ft.)

Overview

Scrapbook of newspaper clippings about 19th century archaeological and geological discoveries in Assyria and Babylon.

Custodial History

Donated in 2007.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; 2007.

Appraisal

American West (19th Century Mormon and Western Manuscripts).

Processing Information

Processed; H. Christine Swindler; 3 August 2007.
Title
Register of Abrahamic era newspapers
Status
completed
Author
H. Christine Swindler and Karen Glenn, student processors; John Murphy, curator
Date
2009
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

Contact:
1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States