Records on Mormon polygamy

Records on Mormon polygamy

Dates: 1844-1870

Handwritten sections of a document on Mormon polygamy compiled and written by an unknown author. The materials are fragments from a document that included pages numbered at least to 196 pages. The item includes an analysis of Mormon polygamy and copies of affidavits relating to the practice of polygamy taken in Nauvoo, Illinois in 1844.

  • Extent: 1 item
  • Call Number: MSS SC 2093
  • 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 research.
Languages and Scripts
Materials are in English.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Records on Mormon polygamy 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 2093; Records on Mormon polygamy; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 2093, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Acquisition Information
Subject Terms
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--Doctrines; Religion; Mormonism; Nauvoo (Ill.)--History--Sources; Polygamy--Illinois--History
Genre / Form
Affidavits; Histories; Notes
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
Records on Mormon polygamy
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Melissa Stephens
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2010-10-05T08:27-0600
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Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts