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Dale R. Broadhurst audio collection

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections.
Summary:The Dale R. Broadhurst audio collection (1979-1982) contains audio recordings of material relevant to Broadhurst's Masters thesis research into the theory that the Book of Mormon was plagiarized in part from an earlier, fictional manuscript by Solomon Spalding.
 
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Dale R. Broadhurst papers

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections.
Summary:The Dale R. Broadhurst papers (1800-2000) consist of transcripts, theses, news clippings, historical journals, diaries, and other sources dealing with the writing of the Book of Mormon and the Spalding Manuscript. Broadhurst gathered this information for his thesis. It deals with the claim that Solomon Spaulding (1761-1816), a former Congregationalist/Presbyterian minister, wrote a manuscript that Joseph Smith later used as the basis for the Book of Mormon. Broadhurst obtained his master's degree from the Methodist Theological School in Delaware, Ohio, in 1982.
 
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Fawn McKay Brodie papers

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections.
Summary:The Fawn McKay Brodie papers (1932-1983) document the life (1915-1981) and writings of this well-known but controversial Utah-born author and university professor. Included are personal materials, including a biography, interviews, awards, an obituary, and memorial; a file regarding her husband, Bernard Brodie, and her mother, Fawn Brimhall McKay; and family correspondence. The bulk of the collection deals with Brodie's five books: No Man Knows My History: The Life of Joseph Smith The Mormon Prophet (1945); Thaddeus Stevens, Scourge of the South (1959); The Devil Drives: A Life of Sir Richard Burton (1967); Thomas Jefferson: An Intimate History (1974); and Richard Nixon: The Shaping of His Character (1981). Of interest is extensive correspondence with noted historian Dale L. Morgan in which he comments extensively on the preparation of No Man Knows My History. Other documents reflect Brodie's tenure as professor of history at the University of California, Los Angeles, 1967-1977. Also present are articles, book reviews, and lectures.
 
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Daughters of Utah Pioneers Camp 33 records

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections.
Summary:The Daughters of Utah Pioneers Camp 33 records contain several Utah pioneer biographies, which were made available from the Daughters of Utah Pioneers (DUP). The collection also contains Anne Fellows Johnson's poem The Salt Lake Seagulls, and a picture of Seagull Monument.
 
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Mario S. De Pillis papers

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections.
Summary:The Mario S. De Pillis papers (1957-2008) consist of correspondence, reviews, and other materials. De Pillis, a professor of history at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, specialized in the social history of the United States and in the history of American religion, with particular emphasis on Mormonsim and Shakerism.
 
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G. Homer Durham papers

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections.
Summary:The G. Homer Durham papers (1850s-1985) contain materials resulting from Durham's (1911-1985) family relationships, his public duties in education, and his membership in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS). Included is correspondence, writings by Durham and others, biographical information, event programs, diplomas, birth and marriage certificates, awards, notes, news clippings, estate records, meeting minutes, artwork, scrapbooks, journals, and publications.
 
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Ephraim Edward Ericksen papers

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections.
Summary:The Ephraim Edward Ericksen papers (1828-1968) contain writings by Ericksen, some writings by others, and personal correspondence and notes. E. E. Ericksen (1882-1967) was a moral philosopher and served as dean of the University of Utah's College of Arts and Sciences.
 
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Veda T. Hale collection

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections.
Summary:The Veda T. Hale collection (1941) consists of two letters written by Fawn Brodie, noted biographer of Joseph Smith Jr. and university professor.
 
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Hancock County, Illinois Court documents

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections.
Summary:The Hancock County, Illinois Court documents (1840-1845) consist of fourteen documents pertaining to eight court cases. These documents include five affadavits, two subpoenas, two summons, and five assorted materials.
 
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Klaus J. Hansen papers

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections.
Summary:The Klaus J. Hansen papers (1952-2011) includes articles, book manuscripts, a doctoral dissertation, and reviews written by Hansen mostly pertaining to the history of the Mormon Church and the political ramifications of the Council of Fifty in Mormon history. Included are correspondence between Hansen and editors and publishers concerning the publication of his work. Also included are employment materials, class work at Wayne State University, and articles written by others.In addition, the papers include evaluations of manuscripts written by others and correspondence concerning these evaluations which Hansen wrote for various editors and publishers. Mormon historian and author. Currently he is professor of history at Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario.
 
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Danny L. Jorgensen papers

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections.
Summary:The Danny L. Jorgensen papers (1990-1991) contain three papers pertaining to the history of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church). Danny L. Jorgensen is a sociologist of religion, a professor of Religious Studies, and a former director of Graduate Studies at the University of South Florida.
 
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Thomas Leiper Kane papers

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections.
Summary:The Thomas Leiper Kane papers (1831-1880) consist of correspondence between family members, with some additional letters, papers, and notes.
 
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J. Golden Kimball papers

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections.
Summary:The J. Golden Kimball papers (1883-1981) contain diaries, correspondence, newspaper articles, talks, and thoughts pertaining to the life of J. Golden Kimball. Born Jonathan Golden Kimball (1853-1938) in Salt Lake City, Utah, he was a prominent and well-known leader of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church), serving as a member of the First Council of the Seventy from 1892 until his death in 1938. In the years since his death, Kimball has become a legendary character among LDS Church members.
 
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Asael Carlyle Lambert papers

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections.
Summary:The Asael Carlyle Lambert papers (1929-1972) document the lifetime search of Asael Carlyle Lambert that began when, as a teacher of comparative religion at Brigham Young University, he sought answers to questions propounded by his students. Part of the collection covers the history and development of early Mormon scriptures. The documents also trace the economic, political, and sociological situations of the LDS Church, including Joseph Smith Jr., and his life and activities pursuant to the founding and development of Mormonism. There is material dealing with practices, rituals, and doctrines propounded by the Church's early leaders. The material includes a comparative study of Mormonism with Freemasonry, other secret societies, and quasi-religious organizations. Also present are Lambert's notebooks, as well as documents relating to the study of Utah's school system. Lambert (1893-1983) was a noted figure in education, administration, and planning in Utah, Idaho, and California.
 
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Stan Larson papers

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections.
Summary:The Stan Larson papers (1842-2011) consist of an interview of Larson, manuscripts, articles, notes, newspaper clippings, conference papers. diaries, correspondence, book reviews, books, and assorted materials. Larson was an associate librarian and curator of manuscripts at the J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah. He was also a scholar and writer on topics dealing with Mormonism.
 
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Byron Marchant papers

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections.
Summary:The Byron Marchant papers (1885-2017) contains writings on Mormonism's early history. Included is a reproduction of an unpublished and published manuscript, "Sidney Rigdon, The Real Founder of Mormonism," by William Whitsitt (1885). A paper, "Mormon Exaggerations," and a transcript of a speech, "Mormonism's Connection to the British Enlightenment," both by Marchant, continue the development of the perspectives presented in Whitsitt's book. This collection also contains two pamphlets. The first, "Mormon Roots," is an expansion of Marchant's earlier work, "Mormon Exaggerations," adding sections on the ancestry and psychological makeup of Joseph Smith. "Mr. Joseph Smith, Jr." is an excerpt from Whitsitt's book on Sidney Rigdon. The books in the collection represent Marchant's translation and eidting work.
 
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Karolyn Wright McGuire papers

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections.
Summary:The Karolyn Wright McGuire papers (1972-2003) contain photocopies of history information pertaining to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. A paper included in the collection is Dr. John H. Pratt, The Birth of Mormonism. McGuire was the editor/reporter of the Shortsville and Manchester Enterprise, a weekly newspaper in Manchester, N.Y. She was also Manchester's town historian.
 
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Madeline R. McQuown papers

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections.
Summary:The Madeline R. McQuown papers (1803-1976) contain some of McQuown's research and works. While the collection does contain some of McQuown's more personal works, such as some of her poetry, the collection deals mainly with her research. Her research was focused on Brigham Young and the history of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (the LDS Church).
 
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Microfilmed copy of the Dale Lowell Morgan papers

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections.
Summary:This collection consists only of a microfilmed copy of the Dale Lowell Morgan papers which are held at the Bancroft Library. The microfilm reels consists primarily of correspondence, manuscripts, transcriptions, notes and research. Correspondence concerns Morgan publications, historical research, criticism, and his family. Subjects include Western American history, the fur trade, exploration, California history, Mormon history and bibliography, and current research by others. For further information regarding this collection, please refer to the Bancroft Library's online inventory.
 
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Dale Lowell Morgan papers

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections.
Summary:The Dale Lowell Morgan papers consists of correspondence, microfilm, photocopies, histories, publication information, and other materials relating to The Mormon bibliography. Included are Morgan's introduction to the the bibliography, the preface by Chad Flake, sample pages, correspondence between the Mormon Bibliography Committee and the University of Utah Press, and histories of how the bibliography evolved. Also inlcuded in the collection are photocopies of his correspondence with Bernard De Voto, materials concerning Western and Mormon history, comments on books written by De Voto and Juanita Brooks, and discussions of the fur trade. Several letters discuss differing interpretations of the mental condition of Joseph Smith, the founder of the Mormon Church.
 
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Nicholas Groesbeck Morgan papers

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections.
Summary:The Nicholas Groesbeck Morgan papers consist of archaeological and historical materials pertaining to Utah and United States. The bulk of this collection is devoted to notable Utah/Mormon personalities and figures as well as buildings, places, etc. that are held in historical reverence concerning pioneering and the Salt Lake area.
 
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Mormon History Association records

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections.
Summary:The Mormon History Association (MHA) records (1971-2001) consist of newsletters published by the MHA and a conference handbook. The MHA is a historical association which focuses on the Mormon experience.
 
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Max H. Parkin papers

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections.
Summary:The Max H. Parkin papers (1820-1995) center around Max Parkin (born 1930) and his teaching career at the Salt Lake City Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS) Institute of Religion from 1968 to 1995. The collection contains materials on subjects such as the Book of Mormon, the Doctrine and Covenants, the Pearl of Great Price, the Bible, LDS Church history and doctrine, polygamy, Mormon apostates, Christianity and other world religions, science, and modern-day events. These materials are in the form of correspondence, newspaper and magazine articles, pamphlets, essays, notes, lesson plans, speeches, outlines, and publications.
 
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Perpetual Emigrating Fund Company receipt book

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections.
Summary:The Perpetual Emigrating Fund Company receipt book (1857-1863) consists of receipts for debts owed to the Perpetual Emigrating Fund Company showing not only amounts in dollars, but also a variety of commodities and services in lieu of cash repayments. The Perpetual Emigrating Fund was a voluntary fund to aid members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints moving to Utah.
 
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Richard Douglas Poll papers

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections.
Summary:The Richard Douglas Poll papers (1844-1994) contain essays; correspondence; articles; personal and family materials; research on the history of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church), LDS Church apostles and prophets, "new" LDS Church history, world history, and communism; scrapbooks; and papers written by Poll with others and by others. Richard Douglas Poll (1918-1994) was a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church), a first lieutenant in the United States Air Force, a Vice President for Administration at Western Illinois University (WIU), a successful professor and writer of LDS Church history, and a civic-minded individual who spoke out on anti-communism and academic freedom.
 
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D. Michael Quinn papers

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections.
Summary:The collection contains publications and research material as well as clippings about Quinn's work. Quinn is a historian and author of several works on Mormon history.
 
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Salamander collection

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections.
Summary:The Salamander collection (1829-2000) consist of interview notes, news clippings, publications, investigative information, and other materials used by Linda Sillitoe and Allen Roberts in their book Salamander: The Story of the Mormon Forgery Murders, a book about the 1985 bombing deaths of two Salt Lake City residents.
 
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Jan Shipps papers

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections.
Summary:The Jan Shipps papers (1977-1979) consist of two papers written by Shipps entitled "Writings about Modern Mormonism: An Essay Review on Samuel W. Taylor's Latest Book" and "An 'Inside-Outsider' in Zion."
 
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Hyrum Jenkins Smith papers

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections.
Summary:The Hyrum Jenkins Smith papers (1833-1996) consist of biographical materials, correspondence, nineteenth century articles on Mormon history, nineteenth century maps of Utah, Salt Lake City. and Mexico, family histories, publications of B. H. Roberts, Salt Lake City play programs, and missionary photos.
 
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James D. Still Mormon history collection

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections.
Summary:The James D. Still Mormon history collection (1834-2010) contains articles, clippings, correspondence, an index, and other research materials on Mormon history, particularly Oliver Cowdery, the writing of the Book of Mormon and the Book of Abraham, and the relationship between Masonry and the LDS Church.
 
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Sandra Tanner oral history interviews

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections.
Summary:The Sandra Tanner oral history interviews (1972-1983) is a set of transcripts of interviews with Sandra Tanner conducted by Scott H. Faulring and James V. D'Arc. Tanner, along with her husband, Jerald Tanner, founded the Modern Microfilm Co. in Salt Lake City. Topics discussed in the interviews include Mormon history and doctrine, Jerald Tanner, the Tanner family, Sandra Tanner's writing and other activities, and history of the Modern Microfilm Company. Also included are photocopies of correspondence, photographs, transcripts of converstions discussing Sandra Tanner, and bibliographies of publications. No Photocopying.
 
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University of Utah Graduate School correspondence and memoranda

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, University Archives and Records Management
Summary:The Graduate School and the Graduate Council supervise the degree requirements for academic and professional degrees and evaluate individual graduate programs. James L. Clayton served as dean of the Graduate School from 1978 to September 1986 when he was named Provost. David W. Pershing served as acting dean from September 1986 to March 1987. This collection is composed of duplicate correspondence and memoranda from the Dean of the Graduate School.
 
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Richard S. Van Wagoner papers

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections.
Summary:The Richard S. Van Wagoner papers (1797-2008) contain a record of Van Wagoner's historical research and writing. Correspondence and other papers are also included. Richard Van Wagoner is a clinical audiologist and Utah Mormon historian and author.
 
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Dan Vogel papers

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections.
Summary:The Dan Vogel papers (1700s-2002) consist of correspondence, articles, and pamphlets, as well as historical documents written, collected by, and relating to Vogel's research on the early history of the Book of Mormon and the Mormon Church.

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