Found in 30 Collections and/or Records:
Photocopied typescript of testimony given in a murder and train robbery trial against George Parrott.
Photograph of a handwritten statement which is published at the beginning of the Book of Mormon. The item was signed by the "Eight Witnesses" who confirmed that they saw the golden plates from which the Book of Mormon was taken. The manuscript states that Joseph Smith was the "author" of the book. This word appeared in the first edition of the Book of Mormon. In later editions, the term was changed to "translator."
Typewritten transcripts of the court proceedings and testimony given at the court. The case is called "the Temple Lot Case" and dealt with which church should own lands in Missouri. The materials are incomplete and do not contain the first or last parts of the proceedings.
Contains a typescript copy of an 1879 Wilford Woodruff epistle, and black and white photographs of projects being completed by the Works Project Administration in Utah. Dated approximately 1936.