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Book of Mormon -- Antiquities

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Thomas Stuart Ferguson papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1549
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, article and book drafts, minutes of the NWAF meetings, and financial records of Ferguson's trips to Central America. Most of these materials relate to his interests in Mesoamerican archaeology and how that discipline improves Mormon understanding of the Book of Mormon. The collection also has information relating to the views of Mormon archaeologists.

Dates: 1936-1970

Paul Soren Hanson journal

 Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230349802]
Identifier: MSS 4062

Paul Soren Hanson's journal about the 1900 BYU Academy Cluff Expedition to Arizona.

Dates: 1900

Franklin S. Harris papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 344
Scope and Contents

Contains notes, miscellaneous correspondence, and typed programs of the KSL radio series: "The Book of Mormon: Messages and Evidences." Also included are notes and an original draft of Harris' book by the same title. The materials also relate to archaeology, the Word of Wisdom, and other Mormon Church topics.

Dates: 1931-1960

Oral history interview with Max Hoover Russell

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2998
Scope and Contents

Typescript of an interview taken from the included audiocassette. Russell was interviewed by David Whittaker on February 9, 1988 for the Joint Oral History Program of the Brigham Young University Archives and the BYU Alumni Association Emeritus Club. Russell talks about his mission in California, the Book of Mormon and archaeology, and early visual aids used by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Dates: 1988

Joel Ricks photographs of Book of Mormon lands

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2646
Scope and Contents

Fifty-eight 10 x 10 cm. prints, forty 9.5 x 12 cm. prints, seventeen 4 x 5 original negatives with prints, thirty-two 13.5 x 15.5 cm. mounted prints, and a newspaper from Colombia. Fifteen photographs of Central and South America of buildings, lands, and mummies. Also, three postcards purchased by Joel Ricks, Jr. in Colombia about 1903.

Dates: circa 1900