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Joseph Smith, Jr. agreement with Martin Harris

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 929
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a handwritten and signed agreement dated 16 Jan. 1830 in Manchester, New York. Smith authorizes Martin Harris to sell copies of the Book of Mormon. The item was witnessed by Oliver Cowdery.
Dates: 1830 January 16

Joseph Hatten Carpenter diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 349
Scope and Contents Handwritten diaries, notes, account books, correspondence, and a translation of the Book of Mormon into the Samoan language. Carpenter writes about his mission for the Mormon Church in Samoa and about his activities as a resident of Manti. Late in life, Carpenter moved to Salt Lake City, Utah. Also included is a printed copy of a microfilm copy of a handwritten diary. Carpenter also writes about his early life and his travels to northern Germany and France in 1884 and 1885.
Dates: 1884-1961

Paul R. Cheesman papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2049
Scope and Contents This collection includes manuscripts (personal and professional papers), publisher's gallery prints, color transparencies (including 35 mm slides), negatives, color separations, photographs, personal literary materials, research and reference files, audio and visual materials, and historical books, covering over 30 years of research in the ancient Americas, other ancient civilizations, and LDS Church history. A vast majority of the materials in this collection involve archaeology and The Book...
Dates: approximately 1945-1991

First Presidency letter

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 2157
Scope and Contents Typewritten and signed letter addressed to William Conover of Springville, Utah. The item was signed by George Albert Smith, J. Reuben Clark, and David O. McKay. Conover was informed that the Book of Mormon had been translated into the Tahitian language.
Dates: 1946

Charles Henry Hart diary

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1040
Scope and Contents Photocopy and typescript of four pages from Hart's diary, dated August 21, 1883. Contains a three-page interview with David Whitmer (1805-1888) concerning his testimony of the divine origin and the truth of the Book of Mormon.
Dates: 1883-1885

Janet Jenson papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 8478
Scope and Contents Contains research, an interview, and reports on Jenson's research on the printing of the Book of Mormon and her work as a cataloger for Brigham Young University and the Church Historian's Office. Materials date from between 1965 and 2015.
Dates: 1965-2015

Mills family papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 8664
Dates: approximately 1950-1988

Oral history interview with Max Hoover Russell

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2998
Scope and Contents Typescript of an interview taken from the included audiocassette. Russell was interviewed by David Whittaker on February 9, 1988 for the Joint Oral History Program of the Brigham Young University Archives and the BYU Alumni Association Emeritus Club. Russell talks about his mission in California, the Book of Mormon and archaeology, and early visual aids used by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Dates: 1988

Joel Ricks papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 5878
Scope and Contents Contains religious documents, notebooks, datebooks, diaries, clippings, and maps documenting Ricks' experience as a Mormon missionary in the American South. Materials date from between 1877 and 1939. Also includes a unique edition of The Book of Mormon and an 1877 diary chronicling Ricks' mission to St. Louis.
Dates: 1877-1939

Joseph Smith letter

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 173
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a handwritten letter, dated June 11, 1829, and addressed to the Northern Judicial District of New York, R. R. Lansing, clerk. The item claims copyright for the Book of Mormon and describes its content and authorship.
Dates: 1829

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