Collection of Kirtland and Nauvoo manuscripts
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.
- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (creator, Organization)
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. http://files.lib.byu.edu/ead//XML/MSS1699.xml
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.
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.