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Book of Mormon Geographical Commentary

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 809
Scope and Contents

Typescript of an essay, "Book of Mormon Geographical Commentary," published copy of "Harmony in Book of Mormon Geography," a published copy of "Signs of the Times," a mimeographed copy of "Landing Places of Book of Mormon Colonies," and a photocopy of endorsements of Stout's "Geographical Commentary" essay. Stout writes on a large number of issues relating to the geography of the Book of Mormon.

Dates: 1950

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints revelation collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 1700
Abstract

This collection consists of photocopies of early manuscripts of revelations given to Joseph Smith, most of which are contained in the modern LDS Church's Doctrine and Covenants. Note: Unless otherwise noted, the originals of these documents are located in the Historical Department of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, in Salt Lake City.

Dates: 1829-1982

Claviculae Salomonis et theosophia pneumatica

 Item — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 401
Scope and Contents Handwritten manuscript including transcriptions and translations of various works on magical rites. Includes a translation of the Claviculae Salomonis. Also includes transcriptions of the Ritus Magiae Sacrae Salomonis Rabbini and Steganographia. The works contain information on ceremonial magic and King Solomon's "procedure," and its mysteries and magic rites. Includes diagrams, figures, and charts throughout. The copy was probably made in 1857. A photocopy of the work is included with the...
Dates: approximately 1857

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

Did he or didn't he baptize with water and the Holy Ghost

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1606
Scope and Contents

Typewritten theological essay. Paul addresses the question of whether Jesus Christ bestowed the Holy Ghost after water baptism upon members of the early Christian Church.

Dates: 1978

Die gesellschaftlichen Unternehmungsform des Mormonismus

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2205
Scope and Contents

Typewritten essay in German with handwritten corrections. Jungeblut writes a history of Mormons and the Mormon Church with special emphasis of the agrarian activities of Mormons in Utah in the nineteenth century.

Dates: approximately 1930

How modern Bible revisions differ from the gospel

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1697
Dates: approximately 1955

Life and teachings of the masters of the Far East

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 384
Scope and Contents

Typewritten essay. This item has the same title as Spalding's five volume work published from 1924 to 1955. The date of the composition of this article is uncertain. Spalding writes about his impressions of religion in the Far East, primarily India, after a visit. The essay talks mainly about mysticism and spiritualism.

Dates: approximately 1940

Richard Alan Nelson papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1928
Dates: 1911-1990

Origin of the Hawaiian people

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 481
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a handwritten essay. The item includes translated folklore from the native peoples of Hawaii. Johnson argues the the Hawaiian traditions support the thesis that the Hawaiians are descendents of Adam, as found in the Bible, and of Lehi, a figure from the Book of Mormon.

Dates: approximately 1900

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