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Book of Mormon

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 83 Collections and/or Records:

Lloyd David Lamoreaux papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 7582
Scope and Contents

Contains the writings and research of Lloyd David Lamoreaux, including notes and published materials. Topics include the writings of Isaiah, the Hebrew language, the Book of Mormon, and biblical texts. Materials date from 2000 to 2009.

Dates: 2000-2009

LeGrand Baker papers on Book of Mormon project, 2000

Identifier: MSS 7518 Series 5
Scope and Contents

Contains e-mails and manuscripts regarding The Book of Mormon Project that was written by Baker and his friends.

Dates: 2000

Letter from Hermann to his parents

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233616355]
Identifier: MSS 8870
Content Description Contains a handwritten letter in German by Hermann from Salt Lake City, Utah, to his parents in Germany. Hermann was a German tourist who was interested in Mormon irrigation systems and who attached himself to a small group of German diplomats who were touring Salt Lake City and the West. He writes of his experiences while in Salt Lake City, including visiting with President John Taylor, and discusses the Mormon religion, including the Book of Mormon. Dated June 27, 1884.Includes...
Dates: 1884 June 27

David O. McKay letters

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230324748]
Identifier: MSS SC 2494
Scope and Contents

Typewritten and signed letters dated 19 Oct. 1942 and 3 Feb. 1944. The items are addressed to Dr. Francis W. Kirkham. McKay thanks Kirkham for information on the proper pronunciation of names found in the Book of Mormon.

Dates: 1944 February 3; 1942 October 19

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

William Pilkington letter

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230232420]
Identifier: MSS 702
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed letter, dated 28 Feb. 1930, and addressed to Vern C. Poulter, an LDS missionary in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Pilkington relates meeting Martin Harris in Smithfield and recalls Harris' testimony of the authenticity of the Book of Mormon.

Dates: 1930 February 28

Quayle Cannon mission journals and Book of Mormon, 1888-1904

 Sub-Series — Carton 1: Series 1, Folder: 9-12
Identifier: MSS 6154 Series 1 Sub-Series 3
Scope and Contents

Contains papers and missionary journals from Quayle Cannon written while on a mission in Switzerland for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and thereafter. Includes two mission journals, a transcript of one of the journals, and a copy of the Book of Mormon. Dated 1888-1904.

Dates: 1888-1904

Noel B. Reynolds research on Book of Mormon use

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2164
Abstract Research and draft transcripts of oral history interviews, compiled by Allison D. Clark, Reynolds' research assistant. The material focuses on the growing use of the Book of Mormon in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, especially in general conference addresses and church manuals. Interviewees include Richard L. Anderson, Glenn L. Pearson, Reid Bankhead, Robert J. Matthews, Richard O. Cowan, Hugh W. Nibley, Chauncey C. Riddle, David Yarn, Harvard Heath, Louis C. Midgley, Reed...
Dates: 1903-1999

Royal Skousen collation of Book of Mormon text, 1981-2020

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 8255 Series 2 Sub-Series 2
Scope and Contents Contains materials pertaining to the linguistic work of Royal Skousen, professor at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah. In particular are Skousen's complete collation files on the Book of Mormon text, title page through Moroni 10, in main bulk and original drafts. This includes symbol keys and stemma, progressive editions of each passage's collation, overhead sheets, articles, cue sheets, library research notes, and directory and file printouts. Also includes research, writing, and...
Dates: 1981-2020

Royal Skousen materials for Analysis of textual variants, 2004-2018

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 8255 Series 2 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 5
Scope and Contents

Contains draft files and other materials related to the publication of Volume 4 of Skousen's Book of Mormon Critical Text Project series, comprising 6 parts in 2 editions. Includes publication information, changes incorporated into the second edition, printed copies (1st edition) and uncut signatures (2nd edition) of the six parts, etc. Material dated 2004-2018.

Dates: 2004-2018