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Politics, Government, and Law

 Subject
Subject Source: CCLA Browse List Broad Terms

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Articles and other material on Mark Hofmann Mormon-related forgeries, 1978-1988

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1571 Series 4
Scope and Contents Contains articles and other documents concerning each of Hofmann's Mormon-related forgeries, dated between 1822 and 1912. Numbers on folder titles correspond to those listed on the "Main Forgeries..." sheet in the forgery lists and indexes folder (Box 6, Folder 5). Materials dated 1978-1988.

Articles, clippings, and other material on Mark Hofmann rumored documents, 1985-1987

 Series — Box 7: Series 4; Series 5; Series 6; Series 7 [31197232481223], Folder: 21-22
Identifier: MSS 1571 Series 6
Scope and Contents Contains articles, clippings, and other documents regarding the rumored Oliver Cowdery History and the William E. McLellin papers (undated since imaginary, but probably would have been in the 1830s or so). Materials dated 1985-1987.

News clippings on Mark Hofmann, 1982-2005

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1571 Series 2
Scope and Contents Contains of photocopies of newspaper articles (as well as a few original magazine excerpts) regarding Mark Hofmann's life, forgeries, murders, and trial. Materials dated 1982-2005.

Topical files on Mark Hofmann, 1981-1997

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1571 Series 7
Scope and Contents Contains files on various topics within and surrounding the Hofmann case, including news clippings, features in other media (cartoons, movies and TV series), Hofmann victims and witnesses, Mormon Church statements and records, articles (professional and non-professional), and case research for assorted other books, articles (including book reviews and other periodicals). Materials dated 1981-1997.

Transcripts and court-related documents on Mark Hofmann preliminary hearing, 1986-1987

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1571 Series 3
Scope and Contents note Contains the reporter's transcript of the preliminary hearing, in 12 volumes, dated April 14 to May 13, 1986. It also includes a copy of the plea agreement signed January 7, 1987; as well as official court attorney transcripts of a series of interviews with Mark Hofmann at the Utah State Prison (including attorney's supplement and case exhibits), which took place between January 7 and May 27, 1987. Materials dated 1986-1987.