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Copyright certificate

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1123
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.

Dates

  • 1829

Creator

Language of Materials

Materials are in English.

Physical Description

Handwritten printed photocopies.

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.

Extent

2 p. (0.04 linear ft.)

Custodial History

Donated in 1974.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; 1974.

Appraisal

19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.

Physical Description

Handwritten printed photocopies.

Creator

Title
Register of Copyright certificate
Status
in_progress
Author
Benjamin Sipes
Date
2010 August 3
Description rules
appm
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