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Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints revelation collection

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints revelation collection

Dates: 1829-1982

This collection consists of photocopies of early manuscripts of revelations given to Joseph Smith, most of which are contained in the modern LDS Church's Doctrine and Covenants. Note: Unless otherwise noted, the originals of these documents are located in the Historical Department of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, in Salt Lake City.

  • Extent: 1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
  • Call Number: MSS 1700
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public use.
Languages and Scripts
English
Arrangement
The collection includes sections on the Book of Commandments, Law & Covenants; Kirtland Revelation Book; Doctrine and Covenants; and unpublished revelation.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints revelation 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 1700; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints revelation collection; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following Citations:MSS 1700, LTPSC.
Other Finding Aids
File-level inventory available online. http://files.lib.byu.edu/ead/XML/MSS1700.xml
Subject Terms
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--History; Smith, Joseph, Jr., 1805-1844; Young, Brigham, 1801-1877; Church Government; Mormonism (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints); Religion; Mormon Church--History; Mormon Church--Sacred books
Genre / Form
Essays; Letters; Translations
Title
Doctrine and Covenants--English--Selections; Doctrine and Covenants--Manuscripts
Processing Information
Processed; David Whittaker & Chris McClellan; June 1993.
Appraisal Information
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
Finding Aid ID Number
UPB_MSS1700
Finding Aid Title
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints revelation collection
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by David Whittaker & Chris McClellan
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-03-09T04:17-0600
Finding Aid Language
English
Sponsor
Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) grant, 2007-2008


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Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts
ryan_lee@byu.edu