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An Indian vision by a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of LDS of the Moenkopi : Little Colorado Stake of Zion, 1881

An Indian vision by a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of LDS of the Moenkopi : Little Colorado Stake of Zion, 1881

Dates: 1881-1890

Retrospective account transcribed by the author from his diary. Record of a revelation received by an unnamed Moenkopi Indian who prayed to know the truth about the Book of Mormon. He was told in a vision to believe the things his Mormon brethern had told him, and to obey their words. The Indian also saw the coming persecutions against the Mormon Church for polygamy and many other events as well. Author believed that most of what the Indian saw had come to pass by 1890.

  • Extent: 1 item (4 p.)
  • Creator: Christensen, Christian Lingo, 1855-1940. -- Tanner, George S.
  • Call Number: MSS SC 775
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84606; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • 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 An Indian vision by a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of LDS of the Moenkopi : Little Colorado Stake of Zion, 1881 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 775; George S. Tanner Collection; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 775, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated.
Acquisition Information
Donated.
Subject Terms
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; Religion; Indians of North America--Religion--Arizona; Missions and Missionaries; Mormonism (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints); Navajo Indians--Religion--Arizona; Private revelations
Genre / Form
Diaries; Visions
Appraisal Information
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (19th century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy).
Finding Aid ID Number
UPB_MSSSC775
Finding Aid Title
Indian vision by a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of LDS of the Moenkopi : Little Colorado Stake of Zion, 1881
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Elisa Visick
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2010-11-02T16:58-0600
Finding Aid Language
English
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Arizona settler, Mormon missionary to the Indians in Arizona.



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Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts
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