Ralph Martin McGrath term paper, 1965  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
McGrath, Ralph Martin
Title
Ralph Martin McGrath term paper
Dates
1965 (inclusive)
Quantity
0.25 linear feet
Collection Number
MS 0308
Summary
The Ralph Martin McGrath term paper (1965) is titled "Was Austin Cowles a Conspirator against the Life of the Prophet?" The paper conclusively demonstrates that Austin Cowles, of whom McGrath is a decendant, had no role in the conspiracy against the LDS prophet, Joseph Smith.
Repository
University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections.
Special Collections, J. Willard Marriott Library
University of Utah
295 South 1500 East
Salt Lake City, UT
84112-0860
Telephone: 801-581-8863
special@library.utah.edu
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Languages
English


Historical NoteReturn to Top

Ralph Martin McGrath submitted this paper in fulfillment of the requirements for David Miller's history class at the University of Utah in 1965. McGrath is a descendant of Austin Cowles and had access to unpublished letters from Joseph Smith to various members of the Cowles family.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The Ralph Martin McGrath term paper (1965) is titled "Was Austin Cowles a Conspirator against the Life of the Prophet?" The paper conclusively demonstrates that Austin Cowles, of whom McGrath is a descendant, had no role in the conspiracy against the LDS prophet, Joseph Smith. Some photocopied letters may also be included in the collection.

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Preferred Citation

Collection Name, Collection Number, Box Number, Folder Number. Special Collections, J. Willard Marriott Library, The University of Utah.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Mormons--Polygamy
  • Polygamy
  • Personal Names :
  • Cowles, Austin
  • Smith, Joseph, 1805-1844
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Correspondence
  • Essays