Paul Jensen Sidney Rigdon research file

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Paul Jensen Sidney Rigdon research file

Dates: 1759-1892

Includes photocopies of genealogies, newspaper clippings, wills, letters, photographs, and maps relating to the life of Sidney Rigdon and his descendants from 1759 to 1892. Some of the materials discuss Sidney Rigdon’s connection with Mormonism and the early controversy surrounding the origin of the Book of Mormon.

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.1 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Jensen, Paul
  • Call Number: MSS 4048
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84606;
  • Access Restrictions: Restricted; No access without written permission of the donor.
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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 the Paul Jensen Sidney Rigdon research file 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 4048; Paul Jensen Sidney Rigdon research file; 18th-19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 4048, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by Paul Jensen in 1987.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Paul Jensen; 1987.
Subject Terms
Rigdon, Sidney, 1793-1876; Smith, Joseph, 1805-1844; Home and Family; Social Life and Customs
Book of Mormon--Authorship
Processing Information
Processed; Meghan Mathews; 19 June 2007.
Appraisal Information
LDS cultural, social, and religious history (Collection development policy of 18th-19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts, August, 2007).
Finding Aid ID Number
Finding Aid Title
Jensen (Paul) Sidney Rigdon research file
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Meghan Mathews and Karen Glenn, student processors; John Murphy, curator
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2010-10-07T15:41-0600
Finding Aid Language
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Paul Jensen researched the life of Sidney Rigdon. He lived in Hayward, California in 1989.

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Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts