David R. Roberts scripts

David R. Roberts scripts

Dates: 1931

Script of pageant calls for a narrator and four characters: Father Adam, Moses, Daniel, and Joseph Smith, each of whom gives a brief synopsis of his life. Each of these prophets tells his own story as found in Mormon scriptures. Roberts wrote this pageant for his Mormon High Priest's Quorum in refutation of the Darwinian theory of evolution.

  • Extent: 16 p.
  • Creator: Roberts, D. R. (David R.)
  • Call Number: MSS SC 938
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th 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 David R. Roberts scripts 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 938; David R. Roberts scripts; 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 938, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated.
Acquisition Information
Donated.
Subject Terms
Adam (Biblical figure); Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--Doctrines; Daniel (Biblical figure); Moses (Biblical leader); Smith, Joseph, 1805-1844; Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences; Creation; Drama--20th century; Mormon Church--Pageants; Mormons--History--Drama; Pageants--Utah; Performing Arts; Religion and Science
Appraisal Information
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).
Finding Aid ID Number
UPB_MSSSC938
Finding Aid Title
Roberts (David R.) scripts
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Elisa Visick
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2010-10-05T08:38-0600
Finding Aid Language
English


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John Murphy
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