Latter Day Saint churches -- History
Found in 84 Collections and/or Records:
Contains student essays from the International History of the Church course at Brigham Young University. Essays recall the development of Christianity and the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints across the various countries of the world. Materials dated 2000 to 2013.
Photocopies of handwritten and typed letters, histories, interviews, diaries, pamphlets, and newspapers. The materials relate to a large range of topics in the early history of the Mormon Church; Joseph Smith, second president of the Mormon Church; and his family. Interviewees include Smith family members and those who knew them. The items were copied by Donald Q. Cannon as part of the continuing Mormon Church History Sources Project.
Contains a variety of various personal documents such as journal excerpts, poems, patriarchal blessing, records, a photocopied account book, and other materials. Also contains a book of collected history and correspondence of Joseph Young Card (Zina Card's son) and Pearl Eliza Christensen Card. Topics include daily life, church affairs, personal thoughts, and finances. Dated circa 1853-1969.
Collection of audio and video recordings from the department, and part of the Mormon Media Collection. Contains compact discs, audio cassettes, video cassettes, and one phonograph of various discourses, including those by Truman G. Madsen. Also includes library stamp cards, and receipts from Brigham Young University library and Salt Lake City Temple. Dated 1895 to 1990.
Bound typewritten autobiography of Mary Woolley Chamberlain. Mary lived in St. George, Kanab, Provo, and Salt Lake City, Utah. She gives detailed accounts of family life, Mormon Church activities, and events in these towns and in Utah in general from her birth to 1936 when she wrote her history. This record was compiled, typed, and put with genealogy work-sheets and photographs probably in 1981. Also included are tributes to Mary by family members.
Contains correspondence from fellow leaders in the church such as President M. W. [Marrill], Moses Thatcher, and others. Materials relate to Church affairs and general local events. Dated circa 1886-1887.
Contains correspondence to children, primarily son Joseph, and also to church leaders such as President Lorenzo Snow. Correspondence to Joseph discusses daily life. Correspondence to church leaders concerns church affairs and local events. Dated circa 1888-1903.
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.
This collection contains materials used by James R. Clark in writing the six volumes of Messages of the First Presidency. The material covers the years 1824 -1984. It also contains several drafts of each of the volumes.