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Book of Mormon -- Commentaries

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:

Royal Skousen papers on student hiring and research assistants, 1995-1999

 Sub-Series — Carton 87: Series 2 [Barcode: 31197232561453], Folder: 5-7
Identifier: MSS 8255 Series 2 Sub-Series 8
Scope and Contents

Contains materials pertaining to the linguistic work of Royal Skousen, a professor at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah. Particularly, hiring and research time files for student Matt Empey, Skousen's daughter Christina, and other student and assistant researchers, including correspondence and campus memos, timecards, work authorizations, and research notes (reference checks, spelling variants). Materials dated 1995-1999.

Dates: 1995-1999

Royal Skousen papers on Yale Edition, 2008-2014

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 8255 Series 2 Sub-Series 4
Scope and Contents

Contains proofs of 9 revisions (1, 3.1-3.3, 4, 6, 8/9, 10, and 11) of Skousen's book "The Book of Mormon: The Earliest Text" (printed by Yale University Press, hence the nickname of "Yale Edition"), as well as proofs of the 1st and 2nd printings. Also included are a page layout chart, corrections, and memorandums. Materials dated 2008-2014.

Dates: 2008-2014

Royal Skousen research on Book of Mormon editions, approximately 2000-2010

 Sub-Series — Carton 81: Series 2 [Barcode: 31197232561396], Folder: 15-18
Identifier: MSS 8255 Series 2 Sub-Series 3
Scope and Contents

Contains materials pertaining to the linguistic work of Royal Skousen, professor at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah. In particular are photocopies of pages from editions of the Book of Mormon published between 1837 and 1990 (including Reorganized Church versions), extra and undated/miscellaneous pages, articles and charts on kinds of textual changes, scribes, transcription symbols, notes, and correspondence. Materials dated approximately 2000-2010.

Dates: approximately 2000-2010

Science, tradition and the Book of Mormon

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1971
Scope and Contents

Typewritten book drafts with handwritten corrections. Hickman presents a commentary of the Book of Mormon. Also included is a section of pictures, some of which were not used in the published version of the work. The book was later revised by Sidney B. Sperry.

Dates: 1937

Eric Snow collection on LaMar Berrett

Identifier: MSS 8824
Scope and Contents

Collection contains materials pertaining to or collected by LaMar Berrett. Includes minutes from meetings at Brigham Young University which Berrett attended between 1967-1969, primary and secondary source documents pertaining to his research in Mormon history, and materials pertaining to his career as a religion professor at BYU including syllabi, textbooks, and lesson plans. Materials dated between 1843-1991.

Dates: 1843-1991; Majority of material found within 1940-1979