Mormon splinter groups collection

Mormon splinter groups collection

Dates: 1844-1976

Papers, research notes, and correspondence. These items relate to the numerous off-shoots of the two largest Mormon denominations, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormon Church or LDS Church) and the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (RLDS church) and their leaders. Also included is a photocopy of a letter by the Mormon prophet, Joseph Smith (1805-1844).

  • Extent: 1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Martin, David C. (David Chancellor), 1939-1992. -- Smith, Joseph, Jr., 1805-1844
  • Call Number: MSS 1634
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602;
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
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Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Mormon splinter groups collection must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS 1634; Mormon splinter groups collection; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 1634, LTPSC.
Custodial History
These materials were purchased from David C. Martin in 1978.
Acquisition Information
Purchased; David C. Martin; 1978.
Other Finding Aids
Item-level inventory available online.
Subject Terms
Aaronic Order--History; Church of Christ (Temple Lot)--History; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--History; Morgan, D. J. (David J.); New American's Mount Zion--History; Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints--History; Restored Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--History; Roberts, David L., 1940-; Russell, F. Elwood; Smith, Joseph, Jr., 1805-1844--Correspondence; True Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--History; True Church of Jesus Christ Restored--History; Wipper, Frank F.; Religion; Material Types; Mormon Church--History--19th century; Mormon Church--History--20th century
Genre / Form
Letters; Notes; Photocopies
Appraisal Information
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
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Finding Aid Title
Mormon splinter groups collection
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Garrett Schroath
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-09-11T10:22-0600
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Biographical History

Mormon author.

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Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts