Copies of revelations

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Copies of revelations

Dates: 1869-1900

Two handwritten booklets. One booklet is a list of people which were persecuted and imprisoned for polygamy in Utah and Idaho. The other item includes copies of a "revelation" (26 Jan. 1880) by the Mormon Apostle, Wilford Woodruff, concerning obedience to the Mormon Church and an excerpt from his journal on the dedication of the St. George Temple in 1877; a list of 28 women believed to have been "sealed" to Joseph Smith (1805-1844); "testimonies" of Mormon Church members; a "revelation" (13 Oct. 1882) by the Mormon Apostle, John Taylor, relating to the Mormon priesthood; a "vision" by Newman Bulkley (8 Jan. 1886) about the desctruction of the United States and a civil war between the Mormons and the United States; and a list of work completed in the St. George Temple.

  • Extent: 3 folders
  • Creator: Bulkley, Newman, 1817-1893. -- Farnsworth, Moses Franklin , b. 1834. -- Taylor, John, 1808-1887. -- Woodruff, Wilford, 1807-1898
  • Call Number: MSS SC 1857
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84606;
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public access.
Languages and Scripts
Materials are in English.
Left in original order.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Copies of revelations 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 SC 1857; Copies of revelations; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 1857, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by Raymond B. Farnsworth in 1981.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Raymond B. Farnsworth; 1981.
Subject Terms
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--Apostles; Smith, Joseph, 1805-1844; Church Government; Mormonism (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints); Religion; Mormon temples; Polygamy--Religious aspects--Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; Private revelations
Genre / Form
Appraisal Information
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (19th century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).
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Finding Aid Title
Copies of revelations
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Melissa Stephens
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2010-10-04T17:02-0600
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Biographical History

Mormon genealogist, temple recorder, and member of the Utah Militia.

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Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts