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Book of Mormon -- Geography

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Book of Mormon Geographical Commentary

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230342625]
Identifier: MSS 809
Scope and Contents

Typescript of an essay, "Book of Mormon Geographical Commentary," published copy of "Harmony in Book of Mormon Geography," a published copy of "Signs of the Times," a mimeographed copy of "Landing Places of Book of Mormon Colonies," and a photocopy of endorsements of Stout's "Geographical Commentary" essay. Stout writes on a large number of issues relating to the geography of the Book of Mormon.

Dates: 1950

D. Kelly Ogden slides of Book of Mormon lands, approximately 1966-1997

Identifier: MSS 8214 Series 11
Scope and Contents

Materials include 71 slides taken between approximately 1966-1997. The slides are taken throughout Central America.

Dates: approximately 1966-1997

Daniel H. Ludlow papers on Book of Mormon geography, 1988-1994

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 8007 Series 2
Scope and Contents

Contains notes, articles, and other materials related to Book of Mormon geography. Also includes drafts of several bibliographies on Book of Mormon geography. The bibliographies are divided topically into Belize, Guatemala, Mexico, and South America. Dated from 1998 to 1994.

Dates: 1988-1994

Robert A. Holmes letters

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230345511]
Identifier: MSS 182
Scope and Contents

Handwritten letters all dated within 1911. One was addrssed to George H. Brimhall, president of Brigham Young University, while the other two were addressed to the editor of the "Improvement Era," a Mormon Church publication. Holmes speculates on the geography of the Book of Mormon and criticises the theories of B. H. Roberts, the Mormon scholar.

Dates: 1911

LaMar C. Berrett papers on Brigham Young University tours, 1961-1999

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 7968 Series 2
Scope and Contents

Contains tour journals, scrapbooks, and other material from tours that Berrett was associated with that went to Jerusalem, Europe, Book of Mormon sites, and Mormon history sites. Many of the tours were done through Brigham Young University. Dates range from 1961-1999.

Dates: 1961-1999

Mills family papers

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197232574084]
Identifier: MSS 8664
Dates: approximately 1950-1988

Joel Ricks papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 5878
Scope and Contents

Contains religious documents, notebooks, datebooks, diaries, clippings, and maps documenting Ricks' experience as a Mormon missionary in the American South. Materials date from between 1877 and 1939. Also includes a unique edition of The Book of Mormon and an 1877 diary chronicling Ricks' mission to St. Louis.

Dates: 1877-1939

Search for Zarahemla : the call of expeditionary Parley Pratt Nelson

 Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197232590858]
Identifier: MSS 8846
Scope and Contents

Draft copy of paper by Garth N. Jones on his ancestor and his part in the expedition to South America with Brigham Young Academy president Benjamin Cluff, Jr. to find the ancient Book of Mormon city of Zarahemla in Colombia. Original draft finished in 2008. This 2010 edition is the corrected version with some additions.

Dates: 2010 February