Scope and Contents
Photocopies of copyright certificates that were partially printed and partially handwritten. These state that the Mormon Prophet, Joseph Smith (1805-1844), "deposited in this office the title of a book the right wehereof he claims as author." The document relates to the publication of the Book of Mormon. The item also explains the claimed authorship of the book as being composed by ancient writers.
- New York (State) (Organization)
Language of Materials
Materials are in English.
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 Copyright certificate must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
2 p. (0.04 linear ft.)
Donated in 1974.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
Handwritten printed photocopies.
- Register of Copyright certificate
- In Progress
- Benjamin Sipes
- 2010 August 3
- Description rules
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.