Abrahamic era newspapers
Scope and Contents
Scrapbook of newspaper clippings about 19th century archaeological and geological discoveries in Assyria and Babylon. There are articles about spouting caves, laws before Moses’ time, inscriptions of Nebuchadnezzar, sun worship, Babylonian inscriptions, Babylon’s 5000-year-old temple library, discovery of papyrus with more of Christ’s teachings, lake dwellers of Venezuela, turquoise mines of Persia, “Cabbala” Jews, Turkish medical superstitions, Hindu burials, astrology and an Egyptian fairy tale.
Publications with clips in this collection are the Sunday School Times, Popular Science News, The Literary Digest, The Chicago Times-Herald, Christian Herald, Collier’s Weekly and Scientific American Supplement.
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 Abrahamic era newspapers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
1 oversize folder (1.66 linear ft.)
Scrapbook of newspaper clippings about 19th century archaeological and geological discoveries in Assyria and Babylon.
Donated in 2007.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
American West (19th Century Mormon and Western Manuscripts).
Processed; H. Christine Swindler; 3 August 2007.
- Register of Abrahamic era newspapers
- H. Christine Swindler and Karen Glenn, student processors; John Murphy, curator
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.