Matthew Cowley letter
Scope and Contents
Photocopy of a handwritten letter addressed to his sister, Laura, concerning the translation of Mormon scriptures into the Maori language. In 1917 Matthew Cowley helped revise the original translation of the Book of Mormon with the help of native Maori people. He went on to translate the Doctrine and Covenants and Pearl of Great Price.
- Cowley, Matthew, 1897-1953 (Person)
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 Matthew Cowley letter must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Apostle in the Mormon Church, 1945-1953. He served in New Zealand as a missionary for the Mormon Church.
1 item (2 leaves)(0.04 linear ft.)
Donated for Matthew Cowley in 1979.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated; Matthew Cowley; 1979.
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).
- Register of Matthew Cowley letter
- Benjamin Sipes
- 2010 August 20
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- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
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- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.
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