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The Answer

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 1195
Scope and Contents Carbon copy of a typewritten book draft. The date of the composition of the item is uncertain. Stock writes about arguments which support the divine authenticity of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Dates: ca. 1950

Clarence Marcellus Barker papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 2057
Scope and Contents Includes journals, notebooks, an autograph album, letters, and articles relating to his mission in Australia. Five journals document his missionary activities in Sidney, Tasmania, Adelaide, and Perth, including encounters with RLDS missionaries. Notebooks contain a statistical record of his missionary activities, and missionary references, including notes on polygamy and on the RLDS Church. Autograph album contains messages from missionaries, Church members, and other friends in Australia....
Dates: 1905-1987

Description of experiences had in crossing the plains and mountains in the spring of 1863, settling in the eastern and unorganized portion of Idaho territory, and experiences had in that country in 1863-4

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 492
Scope and Contents Walker's party left West Point, Iowa, on 8 April 1863, destined for California. They traveled by steamboat and rail to Atchison, Kansas, and from there "in one of Ben Hollidays stage coaches" to Fremont's Orchard. They encountered about sixty Indians. They arrived safely in Denver. Walker went with a wagon train for some "diggings discovered about five hundred miles north of Salt Lake City." They passed a group of Mormons heading back east who told Walker: "We are Mormons: but we are not...
Dates: 1863-1864, 1904

Mark Hill Forscutt papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 811
Scope and Contents Contains the journals of Mark Hill Forscutt from June 1855 to May 1900. They illustrate his religious conversions from membership in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, to a follower of the Morrisite movement, and finally to a leader in the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (now the Community of Christ). The collection also contains some miscellaneous material such as copies of The Saints' Harmony and The Saints' Harp, as well as photographs and other material.
Dates: 1855-1900

Robert R. Gardner and Neil S. Gardner journals and notebook

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 550
Scope and Contents The collection includes the missionary journals of Robert R. Gardner serving in Australia, 1907-1908, and of Neil S. Gardner serving in Canada, 1894-1896. Also a notebook of Robert R. Gardner containing historical quotes and references to the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints and polygamy.
Dates: 1894-1908

Thomas Edgar Lyon, Sr. collection

 Collection — Folder: 14
Identifier: MSS 2341
Abstract The collection contains: 1. about 320 letters of T. Edgar Lyon to his younger sister, Janette, and her family. 2. a copy of the oral history of T. Edgar Lyon, interviewed by Davis Bitton for the LDS Church Historical Department. 3. T. Edgar Lyon's 1962 dissertation and other publications. 4. additional items relating to Laura Hermana Forsberg and family. 5. microfilm copies of the papers of T. Edgar Lyon (50 reels) from the LDS Church Historical Department. 6. several books read and marked by...
Dates: 1802-1991

Mormon splinter groups collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 1634
Scope and Contents Papers, research notes, and correspondence. These items relate to the numerous off-shoots of the two largest Mormon denominations, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormon Church or LDS Church) and the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (RLDS church) and their leaders. Also included is a photocopy of a letter by the Mormon prophet, Joseph Smith (1805-1844).
Dates: 1844-1976

P. J. Sanders and J. F. Curtis debate transcripts

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 2018
Scope and Contents The debates between Peter James Sanders of the Mormon Church and James Frank Curtis of the Reorganized Mormon Church were held 4-7 Aug. 1908 in the Murray Opera House in Murray, Utah. The collection includes transcripts of the debates and biographical information regarding Sanders and Curtis. The issues covered in the debates include the succession in the leadership of the Mormon Church following the death of Joseph Smith (1805-1844), the first president of the Mormon Church, and Mormon...
Dates: 1908

Hyrum Jenkins Smith diaries and correspondence

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 1631
Scope and Contents Diaries and correspondence. Hyrum's correspondence is between family members and church leaders including his father, who was serving as a mission president in Canada, and Frederick Madison Smith (1874-1946), historian for the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.
Dates: 1835-1940

US 8th Circuit Court court proceedings

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2751
Scope and Contents Typewritten transcripts of the court proceedings and testimony given at the court. The case is called "the Temple Lot Case" and dealt with which church should own lands in Missouri. The materials are incomplete and do not contain the first or last parts of the proceedings.
Dates: 1892-1894

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