Forgery of manuscripts -- Utah
Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
Articles and other material on Mark Hofmann Mormon-related forgeries, 1978-1988
Contains articles and other documents concerning each of Hofmann's Mormon-related forgeries, dated between 1822 and 1912. Numbers on folder titles correspond to those listed on the "Main Forgeries..." sheet in the forgery lists and indexes folder (Box 6, Folder 5). Materials dated 1978-1988.
Articles, clippings, and other material on Mark Hofmann rumored documents, 1985-1987
Contains articles, clippings, and other documents regarding the rumored Oliver Cowdery History and the William E. McLellin papers (undated since imaginary, but probably would have been in the 1830s or so). Materials dated 1985-1987.
Collection on Mark Hofmann
Collection contains articles, clippings, transcripts, biographical materials, and other materials on the Mark Hofmann case. Includes information on Hofmann's forgeries, as well as the murder case. Materials date from between 1978 and 2005.
Mark Hofmann check
Cancelled check no. 958 for the amount of $10,000. Check sent from Mark W. Hofmann to G. Ralph Bailey Pension Fund for "repayment of Lyn loan." Check dated May 31, 1985.
News clippings on Mark Hofmann, 1982-2005
Contains of photocopies of newspaper articles (as well as a few original magazine excerpts) regarding Mark Hofmann's life, forgeries, murders, and trial. Materials dated 1982-2005.
Topical files on Mark Hofmann, 1981-1997
Contains files on various topics within and surrounding the Hofmann case, including news clippings, features in other media (cartoons, movies and TV series), Hofmann victims and witnesses, Mormon Church statements and records, articles (professional and non-professional), and case research for assorted other books. Materials dated 1981-1997.
Transcripts and court-related documents on Mark Hofmann preliminary hearing, 1986-1987
Contains the reporter's transcript of the preliminary hearing, in 12 volumes, dated April 14 to May 13, 1986. It also includes a copy of the plea agreement signed January 7, 1987; as well as official court attorney transcripts of a series of interviews with Mark Hofmann at the Utah State Prison (including attorney's supplement and case exhibits), which took place between January 7 and May 27, 1987. Materials dated 1986-1987.