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Works of Elias

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 4201

Scope and Contents note

The Works of Elias or the Continuation of the Doctrine and Covenants, containing section 137-222. With explanatory letters, inviting Latter-day Saints to read these revelations from a Holy Angel named Elias. 1 book.

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints does not accept this book as true doctrine. An explanatory letter, attempting to encourage members of the Church to read and accept this book says,

[F]or more than twenty (20) years our esteemed Prophets, Seers, and Revelators have chosen to ignore, treat with contempt, and even go so far as to label these new revelations as of Satan, and.... the esteemed constituted authorities have neither accepted nor acknowledged these Revelations to be authentic, true, or divinely authorized.


  • 1923-1963


Conditions Governing Access note

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use note

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the Works of Elias must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

Works of Elias is a firm located in Orem, Utah. They have also been responsible for publishing Liars and Hypocrites.


1 folder (0.1 linear ft.)

Language of Materials



1 published volume called the Works of Elias, and accompanying explanatory letters, 1923-1963.

Custodial History note

Donated in 1994.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Donated; 1994.

Appraisal note

LDS cultural, social, and religious history (Collection development policy for 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts, August 2007).

Processing Information note

Processed; H. Christine Swindler; 30 July 2007.

Register of Works of Elias
H. Christine Swindler and Karen Glenn, student processors, and 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.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States