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Book of Mormon -- Controversial literature

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Josi Kilpack manuscripts, 2008-2011

 File — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197233632238], Folder: 4
Identifier: MSS 8004 File 4
Scope and Contents

Contains the first chapter of typed manuscripts, with comments, of Lemon tart, English trifle, Devil's food cake, Key Lime Pie, Blackberry crumble, Pumpkin roll, and Banana Split, as well as Kilpack's business card. Dated 2008 to 2011.

Dates: 2008-2011

Josi Kilpack novel planning, 2006-2012

 File — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197233632238], Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 8004 File 1
Scope and Contents

Contains handwritten mind-maps and planning exercises for Josi Kilpack's novels, Banana Split, Tres Leches Cupcake, and others. Dated 2006 to 2012.

Dates: 2006-2012

Josi Kilpack promotional materials, 2009-2012

 File — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197233632238], Folder: 3
Identifier: MSS 8004 File 3
Scope and Contents

Contains postcards, and a flyer on Josi Kilpack's mystery novels. Dated 2009 to 2012.

Dates: 2009-2012

One hundred similarities between the Book of Mormon and the Spaulding Manuscript

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230316256]
Identifier: MSS SC 1825
Scope and Contents

Typed carbon copy. Bown argues that Joseph Smith was, as the author of the Book of Mormon, heavily influenced by Spaulding's manuscript.

Dates: circa 1940

The origin of Mormonism and reminiscences of the Mormons in Illinois

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230233634]
Identifier: MSS SC 89
Scope and Contents Prepared typescript of a series of ten articles written by J.H. Sherman which appeared in the Ithaca Daily Journal during April and May, 1886. The articles, decidedly anti-Mormon, tell of Joseph Smith's early life, the Solomon Spaulding manuscript from which Smith supposedly got the idea for the Book of Mormon, the organization of the Latter-day Saint Church, the settlement of the Mormons in Nauvoo, Illinois, death of Joseph Smith, mob violence in Illinois, expulsion of the Mormons from...
Dates: 1886

Noel B. Pratt letters and announcements

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230329176]
Identifier: MSS SC 2924
Scope and Contents

Material relates to his spiritual writings and beliefs, including his belief in the King James Bible and the Book of Mormon, and his disbelief in Joseph Smith. Other topics include American Indians, the House of Israel, and moneyless trade. In some instances author refers to himself as David Noeleon. A couple of items are addressed to Chad J. Flake.

Dates: approximately 1961-1992