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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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