Mormon Church -- Controversial literature
Found in 30 Collections and/or Records:
Contains two notebooks of notes given at Anti-Mormon lectures likely given in Lancaster, Ohio in 1918. Speakers included Arthur C. Latimer and a Mrs. Williams. The notes document public addresses by disaffected Mormons about polygamy, temple rites, and other aspects of Mormon life.
Contains Anti-Mormon literature from the island of Antigua in the West Indies. It comes in the form of pamphlets and newspaper articles. There are also a few written documents in response to anti-Mormon theories and ideas. Materials are dated 1980-1986.
Writes of his family's conversion to the Mormon Church prior to his birth; move to Nauvoo, Illinois, 1844; Iowa, 1846; and Utah, 1852. Discusses his disillusionment with Mormonism; and travels in the United States, Mexico, Central America, and South America. Includes mention of Brigham Young; plural marriage; Corinne, Utah; and several other topics. Some characters and words are difficult to read in this multi-generation photocopy.
In addition to extensive oral history interviews, Scott Faulring compiled a comprehensive bibliography of the Tanners' works; collected other known interviews with the Tanners, including those conducted by James D'Arc and Roger Flick; and also helped organize a photographic record of the Tanners and their place of business.
Contains a signed note by Kate Field an American journalist who was against Mormonism and polygamy. The note contains the quote, "Mormonism is organized treason." It is unclear where or how this note was produced. Dated January 11, 1886.
This collection consists of 10 leaves photocopied from the holograph of Kitchel's pocket journal concerning an interview with Oliver Cowdery, Sidney Rigdon, and Leman Copley. In his opinion, these Mormon leaders were misguided and infers that they were inspired by Satan.