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Hyrum L. Andrus book drafts

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 553
Scope and Contents Typewritten book drafts with handwritten corrections. One of the drafts is for Andrus' book "Doctrinal Commentary on the Pearl of Great Price" which was first published in 1960. The other draft is of his book "Joseph Smith: The Man and the Seer" which was first published in 1967. Andrus comments on the Mormon scripture, the Pearl of Great Price, and writes a biography of Joseph Smith, the first president of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Dates: 1960-1967

Ivan J. Barrett diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1757
Scope and Contents Ten handwritten diaries with photocopies of the items, a draft of the book "The Story of the Mormons in the Holy Land," newspaper clippings, and miscellaneous items. Barrett kept his diary while serving on a mission for the Mormon Church with his wife in Israel. He writes about the tedium of day-to-day work, consultations with prominent Israelis, diplomatic visits of foreign dignitaries, and meetings with various General Authoriities of the Mormon Church. He also includes copies of letters...
Dates: 1976-1978

Wallace F. Bennett papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 20
Scope and Contents Collection contains correspondence, speeches, bills, legislative resolutions, press releases, and financial records that document Wallace F. Bennett's activities during his time as a senator between 1948 and 1974 in Utah and Washington D.C. The central topic of these materials (which were mostly created during Bennett's later terms in the US Senate) is the Cold War, including how to promote peaceful coexistence between the Soviet Union and America. They also reveal the immense changes that...
Dates: 1948-1984

A description of the person of Jesus

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2078
Scope and Contents Photocopied handwritten article which was previously published in the "Millennial Star", vol. 22, a publication of the Mormon Church. The article contains a description of the physical features of Jesus.
Dates: approximately 1835

God, Man, and the Universe

 File — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 717
Scope and Contents Typed manuscript of a book published by the Bookcraft Company in Salt Lake City, Utah, in 1968. Andrus writes on how Mormons view the universe and man's purpose in it.
Dates: 1968

In search of truth : comments on the gospel and modern thought

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 296
Scope and Contents Typewritten and signed book draft. This item was a working copy used by the author. The manuscript was published by Deseret Book in 1930. Widtsoe attempts to reconcile scientific methodologies and various scientific findings with Mormon theology.
Dates: 1930

Miscellanies in prose and verse

 Collection — Volume: 1
Identifier: MSS 8412
Scope and Contents Materials include Miscellanies in Prose and Verse, a manuscript written by Abraham Orchard in 1780 in Bath, England. In the preface Orchard reflects on his experiences with sin, repentence, religion, and God. The rest of the manuscript contains poetry, prose, songs, and prayers about marriage, daily life, children, nature, and religion. Only part of the book is filled up and there is a note written by someone else stating when Orchard died. There is no cover on the book, the binding is falling...
Dates: 1780

Hugh Nibley papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 2721
Scope and Contents Contains the personal and professional papers of Nibley. Includes research notes, manuscripts, photographs, publications, personal papers, and ephemera that document his work as a Mormon scholar, a professor, and a father. Materials date approximately 1844 to 2008.
Dates: approximately 1844-2008; Majority of material found within approximately 1940-2000

Photocopy of the Printer's Copy of the Book of Mormon

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 2356
Abstract A photocopy of the printer's copy of the Book of Mormon, 466 pp. Scribal copy of entire text of the Book of Mormon; each page indicates the relative portion of the volume.
Dates: 1830

Mary Stovall Richards collection of family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 8247
Scope and Contents Contains materials collected by Mary Stovall Richards pertaining to herself, her mother Victoria Goulding Stovall, and her grandmother Mary Luella Merza Young Goulding. Includes papers relating to the family in the forms of correspondence and home reference books. Also includes arts related materials gathered from patronizing the ballet, opera, and plays in Chicago, Illinois and church papers gathered through membership in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Also includes various...
Dates: 1838-1991

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