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Martin, David C. (David Chancellor), 1939-1992

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1939 - 1992

Biographical History

David C. Martin (1939-1992) was a church historian for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Illinois, Missouri, and California.

David Chancellor Martin was born September 3, 1939 in Monmouth, Illinois to John Robert Martin and Clara Mae Chancellor. He died on July 17, 1992 in San Diego, California and was cremated. David was born into a family from the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, and later converted to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Citation:
Brigham Young University, L. Tom Perry Special Collections worksheet, Mar. 27, 2007 (David C. Martin; David Chancellor Martin; b. 1939; historian) Affirmation.org, via WWW, September 4, 2013 (David Chancellor Martin; b. on September 3, 1939 in Illinois; d. on July 17, 1992 in San Diego, California; he was born into a family of the RLDS faith and later converted to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints)

Ancestry, via WWW, August 18, 2016 (David Chancellor Martin; born in Illinois; lived in Missouri; died in California)

FamilySearch, via WWW, August 19, 2016 (David Chancellor Martin; b. September 3, 1939 in Monmouth, Illinois to John Robert Martin and Clara Mae Chancellor; d. on July 17, 1992 in San Diego, California and was cremated)

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Hancock County (Ill.) legal documents

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 6050
Scope and Contents

Materials include documents relating to legal issues in Hancock County, Illinois. Most of the documents deal with payment of fees for printing, advertising and real estate in various Hancock County newspapers including the Hancock Eagle, Warsaw Signal and Hancock Patriot. Dated 1836-1875.

Dates: 1836-1875

David C. Martin collection on Mormon history

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 8879
Content Description

Contains correspondence between various people, an autobiography of Andrew Hunter Scott's missionary work, notes about leaders of the Church of Christ, writings on some of the history of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints including notes on John Whitmer, and magazine and newspaper clippings. The book was created by David C. Martin. Dates approximately 1927 to 1975, bulk approximately 1950 to 1975.

Dates: approximately 1927-1975; Majority of material found within 1950-1975

David C. Martin photographs of Nauvoo, Illinois

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS P 59
Scope and Contents

Collection includes photographs of Nauvoo, Illinois taken in 1975.

Dates: 1975

Mormon splinter groups collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 1634
Scope and Contents

Papers, research notes, and correspondence. These items relate to the numerous off-shoots of the two largest Mormon denominations, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormon Church or LDS Church) and the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (RLDS church) and their leaders. Also included is a photocopy of a letter by the Mormon prophet, Joseph Smith (1805-1844).

Dates: 1844-1976

The origin of Mormonism and reminiscences of the Mormons in Illinois

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 89
Scope and Contents Prepared typescript of a series of ten articles written by J.H. Sherman which appeared in the Ithaca Daily Journal during April and May, 1886. The articles, decidedly anti-Mormon, tell of Joseph Smith's early life, the Solomon Spaulding manuscript from which Smith supposedly got the idea for the Book of Mormon, the organization of the Latter-day Saint Church, the settlement of the Mormons in Nauvoo, Illinois, death of Joseph Smith, mob violence in Illinois, expulsion of the Mormons from...
Dates: 1886

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Letters 2
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