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Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints revelation collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 1700

Scope and Contents

Consists of photocopies of early manuscripts of revelations given to Joseph Smith, most of which are contained in the modern LDS Church's Doctrine and Covenants. Note: Unless otherwise noted, the originals of these documents are located in the Historical Department of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, in Salt Lake City.

Dates

  • 1829-1982

Creator

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 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints revelation collection must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Extent

1 box (0.5 linear ft.)

Language

English

Abstract

This collection consists of photocopies of early manuscripts of revelations given to Joseph Smith, most of which are contained in the modern LDS Church's Doctrine and Covenants. Note: Unless otherwise noted, the originals of these documents are located in the Historical Department of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, in Salt Lake City.

Arrangement

The collection includes sections on the Book of Commandments, Law & Covenants; Kirtland Revelation Book; Doctrine and Covenants; and unpublished revelation.

Other Finding Aids

A more detailed finding aid is available in print in the repository.

Other Finding Aids

File-level inventory available online. http://files.lib.byu.edu/ead/XML/MSS1700.xml

Appraisal

19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.

Processing Information

Processed; David Whittaker & Chris McClellan; June 1993.
Title
Register of Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints revelation collection
Status
Completed
Author
David Whittaker & Chris McClellan
Date
June 1993
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.
Sponsor
Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) grant, 2007-2008

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

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