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Religion

 Subject
Subject Source: CCLA Browse List Broad Terms

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints records, 1833-1861

 Sub-Series
Identifier: Vault MSS 76 Series 1 Sub-Series 3
Scope and Contents Contains deeds and bonds, tithing and donation records, receipts, minutes of conferences, and other materials related to Church business. Includes primarily records from the Kirtland and Nauvoo periods, with many relating to the construction of the Nauvoo Temple. Materials date from between 1833 and 1861.

Newel Kimball Whitney collection of revelations, 1829-1847

 Sub-Series
Identifier: Vault MSS 76 Series 1 Sub-Series 1
Scope and Contents Contains early manuscript copies of more than twenty revelations, all but two of which have since been published in the Doctrine and Covenants. Seven of these these are addressed to Whitney, either mentioning him in a priesthood role or giving him instructions. Materials date from between 1829 and 1847.

Newel Kimball Whitney collection on military units, 1840-1858

 Sub-Series
Identifier: Vault MSS 76 Series 1 Sub-Series 4
Scope and Contents Contains poll books, certificates, petitions, reports, orders, and other materials related to Mormon militia units, including both the Nauvoo Legion and the Mormon Battalion. Materials date from between 1840 and 1858.

Newel Kimball Whitney collection on Mormon Church, 1829-1882

 Series
Identifier: Vault MSS 76 Series 1
Scope and Contents Contains revelations, correspondence, legal records, military documents, and church records created and collected by Whitney between 1829 and 1882. Materials document Whitney's service as bishop in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, as well as other aspects of the administration, economics, and community life in Mormon communities in Ohio, Missouri, and Illinois.

Newel Kimball Whitney certificate

 File — Folder 1: [31197231045094]
Identifier: MSS 1018
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a printed and handwritten certificate dated July 1838. The item affirms that Whitney was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Newel Kimball Whitney papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 76
Scope and Contents Collection contains correspondence, financial and legal documents, church records, military records, manuscript revelations, poetry, journals, and other material by Whitney and his family. The records document the ecclesiastical functions, political activities, and finances of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints when it was headquartered in Ohio, Missouri, Illinois, and Utah. The bulk of the material is from the Illinois Era (1839-1846), with papers relating to the steamship Maid...