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Collection of Kirtland and Nauvoo manuscripts

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 1699

Scope and Contents

Typescripts of the Kirtland Council Minute Book (1832-1837), photocopy of handwritten Nauvoo Library and Literary Institute records, and typescripts of the minute books of the High Council of the Mormon Church in Nauvoo, Illinois. The meeting minutes are in five books from 1840 to 1845 and document the function and activities of the leadership of the Mormon Church in Nauvoo.


  • 1832-1845


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 Collection of Kirtland and Nauvoo manuscripts must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.


1 box (0.5 linear ft.)

Language of Materials


Other Finding Aids

Item-level finding aid available online.


19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.

Existence and Location of Originals

Originals are located in the Historical Department of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Separated Materials

The Kirtland Council Minute Book, 1832-1837, was separated and cataloged as MSS SC 2920. The Nauvoo Library and Literary Society Records were separated as cataloged as MSS SC 1945.

Register of the Collection of Kirtland and Nauvoo manuscripts
Kenneth Bullard
1997 October
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.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States